Gérard Albouy

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Gerard Albouy
Born 1912 (1912)
Died 1985 (1986) (aged 73)
Occupation Milliner

Gérard Albouy (1912–1985), often known by the name Ouy, was a French milliner.[1] Between 1938 and 1964, he operated a Parisian hat shop called Albouy that was known for its decorative, baroque-style hats. Notable works include veiled hats made of recycled newspaper, which he constructed during the German occupation of France, and the mollusque, a hat made without interlining. Albouy's hobbies included painting and collecting art.[2]


  1. ^ "Gérard Albouy | Peintre | Rèsultats et valeur des oeuvres". arcadja.com. Retrieved 2015-11-09. 
  2. ^ Succession du modiste Gérard Albouy 1986