French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler has passed away aged 73.
A true icon in the industry, Mugler was known for creating sensual silhouettes, celebrating the beauty of the female body.
The news was announced via the designer’s Instagram account on 24th January 2022 but details are yet to be released of the circumstances surrounding his death.
The statement read; “We are devastated to announce the passing of Mr Manfred Thierry Mugler… May his soul Rest In Peace.”
Thierry Mugler has dressed some of the most iconic ladies in the world over the past five decades. His avant-garde label was one of the most influential throughout the eighties and nineties.
Mugler retired from his fashion house in 2002 but he made a return to the red carpet when he designed Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala dress in 2019, followed by a number of looks for the reality star in the months to come as well as outfits for Beyonce, Cardi B, Lady Gaga and more.
A retrospective exhibition of his work is currently on display at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.
Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.