Jacques Fath was born in Maisons-Laffitte on September 6, 1912 and died in Paris on November, 13, 1954.
He remains undoubtedly one of the most influential post-war fashion designers with Christian Dior and Pierre Balmain.
He is the son of André, an insurance agent. The Fath family both from Flemish and Alsatian origin counts several "artistic callings":
Brilliant self-taught creator himself, curious and eager for exhibitions, museums and for fashionable usual books,
In 1937, Jacques Fath presents his first collection in a small two-room apartment, in the Boetie’s street.
Then in 1940, he definitely relocates his team from Francois 1er’s street to 39, rue Pierre 1er de Serbie,
Magnificent artist, prolific creator, he finds his inspiration in the beauty of flowers for his collection "Lys" in 1950,
Geneviève, his wife, took over the fashion house’s direction after his death until 1957.