Jeanne-Marie Lanvin, a French designer born in Paris January 1st, 1867 and died July 6th 1956, founded the Lanvin fashion house. She was one of the most significant fashion designers during the twenties and thirties. Her style is known for her skillful embroidery, beaded decorations, and light floral colors. She was known especially for her robe de style dresses and mother-and-daughter outfits. She not only designed women’s clothing, but designed men’s clothing and made perfume. Lanvin remains a well-known and influential fashion house.