Flamboyant former Vogue creative director Andre Leon Talley dies at 73 | Malay Mail

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Flamboyant former Vogue creative director Andre Leon Talley dies at 73 | Malay Mail

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Flamboyant former Vogue creative director Andre Leon Talley dies at 73 | Malay Mail

NEW YORK, Jan 19 — Influential fashion journalist Andre Leon Talley , the first Black creative director of Vogue , died yesterday in New York at the age of 73, with figures from fashion and entertainment paying tribute. “It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Andre Leon Talley ,” a...

“It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Andre Leon Talley,” a statement posted on his official Instagram account said, without specifying the cause of death.Born in Washington in 1948, Talley was largely raised by his grandmother in Durham, North Carolina and was interested in fashion from an early age.

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'Vogue' legend and fashion icon Andre Leon Talley dies at 73The former creative director of ' Vogue ' magazine, known for his flamboyant style of dressing, is seen as a defining figure in the fashion industry.

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Telegram channel for the latest updates.Photo: Instagram/Andre Leon Talley Andre Leon Talley, the man most known for his former role as creative director of Vogue , has died at age 73.Photo: Instagram/Andre Leon Talley Andre Leon Talley, the man most known for his former role as creative director of Vogue , has died at age 73.Telegram channel for the latest updates.

NEW YORK, Jan 19 — Influential fashion journalist Andre Leon Talley, the first Black creative director of Vogue, died yesterday in New York at the age of 73, with figures from fashion and entertainment paying tribute. “It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Andre Leon Talley,” a statement posted on his official Instagram account said, without specifying the cause of death. Talley is revered by the US fashion fashion industry and largely, the world over, for his views on all things stylish. “Mr Talley was the larger-than-life, longtime creative director at Vogue during its rise to dominance as the world’s fashion bible. He was once also the right-hand man of Vogue editor Anna Wintour. “Over the past five decades as an international icon (he) was a close confidant of Yves Saint Laurent, Karl Lagerfeld, Paloma Picasso, Diane von Furstenberg and he had a penchant for discovering, nurturing and celebrating young designers. They parted ways on not so good terms, which led him to write a book about what happened.” Born in Washington in 1948, Talley was largely raised by his grandmother in Durham, North Carolina and was interested in fashion from an early age. “Obviously me and Novak have had some, I guess, differences in the past,” Kyrgios said after victory in the first round today at the Australian Open.

“Every Sunday I would walk across the railroad tracks into the affluent part of Durham and buy Vogue Harper’s Bazaar , and go back to my grandmother’s house, read my magazines. He then became the creative director from 1987 to 1995. He then became the creative director from 1987 to 1995. “I was allowed to retreat from the bullying and the sexual abuse into a beautiful world,” he told The Guardian in a May 2020 interview. Talley studied French at university, going on to earn a master’s at prestigious Brown University and then entered the world of fashion journalism. He held on to the role until finally leaving in 2013. After stints with Andy Warhol’s Interview Women’s Wear Daily, W , and a brief spell at The New York Times Vogue as fashion news director in 1983, the same year as its now editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. Talley was the first Black person to occupy his position at Vogue. It was the start of a three-decade association with the fashion bible, serving as creative director, contributing editor and later editor-at-large until his departure in 2013. In his 2020 memoir, The Chiffon Trenches , he wrote about he felt his role changed the magazine and fashion industry in general. “But yeah, we got a bit of a bromance going on now, not that I’m complaining,” said the Australian, who recently revealed that Djokovic had reached out to him on social media to thank him for his backing.

“I scorched the Earth with my talent and I let my light shine,” he told The Guardian in his 2020 interview. ‘A beacon of grace’ A flamboyant and towering figure in fashion, Talley nurtured Black designers and lobbied for more diversity on the runway. In the past, he has also contributed to Women's Wear Daily, The New York Times and Interview Magazine . In the past, he has also contributed to Women's Wear Daily, The New York Times and Interview Magazine . Besides his fashion journalism, Talley served as a judge on America’s Next Top Model and also appeared in episodes of Sex and The City .