Trend icon André Leon Talley, a former editor of Vogue journal, has died at age 73.
Designer Diane von Furstenberg confirmed his passing in a tribute posted to Instagram on Jan. 18. She wrote, “Nobody noticed the world in a extra elegant and glamorous means than you probably did … nobody was extra soulful and grander than you had been.”
DVF shared, “the world might be much less joyful now,” including, “I’ve cherished you and laughed with you for 45 years…. I’ll miss your loud screams and your loyal friendship.”
Based on TMZ, he died at a hospital in White Plains, New York. His reason behind loss of life is unknown.
The former editor-at-large obtained his grasp’s diploma at Brown College earlier than taking the style business by storm within the Nineteen Seventies and 80s. In Vogue, he is quoted as saying, “I really like folks—it’s not the style, it’s the folks in vogue I really like.”