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Designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73

Designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73

He had showmanship in his blood: for the tenth anniversary of his label in 1984, he organised the primary public style present in Europe with 6,000 attending the rock concert-like present.

However nothing in comparison with the twentieth anniversary celebration in 1995, staged on the Cirque d’Hiver. Fashions together with Jerry Corridor, Naomi Campbell, Eva Herzigova and Kate Moss paraded alongside stars similar to Tippi Hedren and Julie Newmar with the spectacle culminating in a efficiency from James Brown. 

Later years

The 1992 launch of his firm’s first fragrance “Angel” – in collaboration with Clarins, which acquired a stake within the firm earlier than taking management in 1997 – was a runaway success.

Clarins shuttered Thierry Mugler ready-to-wear in 2003, a 12 months after the designer reportedly left the model, however continued the scent enterprise with “Angel” rivalling Chanel’s No.5 for the highest spot in gross sales.

Famend for his work with celebrities, he counted Grace Jones and Corridor amongst his muses, and had a long-running inventive collaboration with David Bowie – even dressing him for his marriage ceremony to Iman.

Regardless of seemingly retiring from style’s frontlines within the early 2000s, Mugler continued to affect tradition and labored with Beyonce on her “I’m…” world tour.

In later years the designer suffered a sequence of accidents requiring facial surgical procedure, and rebuilt his physique with intensive bodybuilding whereas participating in meditation and yoga.

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