From showmanship to S&M, celebrity to inclusivity
From showmanship to S&M, celebrity to inclusivity, here are five ways that Mugler transformed fashion for good
Aside from the subversive catwalk shows for his eponymous brand, Mugler dressed countless celebrities in daring looks, from David Bowie in a pistachio green suit in 1991 to Kim Kardashian in a latex wet-look dress at the Met Gala in 2019. The impact of his designs still reverberates through fashion today, and our thoughts are with all who knew and loved him, as well as those who were touched by his work.
about his predecessor’s progressive outlook. “Manfred, I am so honored to have known you and to work within your beautiful world. You changed our perception of beauty, of confidence, of representation and self empowerment. Your legacy is something I carry with me in everything I do. Thank you.”Read more: AnOtherMagazine »
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Beyonce, Bella Hadid and Irina Shayk pay tribute to Thierry MuglerBeyoncé joined Bella Hadid, Irina Shayk, Kourtney Kardashian and many other fashion stars in paying tribute to the late design legend Thierry Mugler, whose death was announced Sunday.
Fashion legend Thierry Mugler dies aged 73French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler died on Sunday, aged 73.Mugler’s team announced the avant-garde designer’s passing by sharing a black box on his personal social media account.“We are devastated to announce the passing of Mr Manfred Thierry Mugler on Sunday 23 January 2022. May his soul Rest In Peace,' the caption read.His agent Jean-Baptiste Rougeot reportedly confirmed that Mugler died from natural causes.Mugler, who was born in1948 in Strasbourg, France moved to Paris when he was 20 and worked as a stylist at various fashion houses before launching his eponymous label in 1974.Sign up to our newsletters.
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French fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies aged 73The world of fashion has paid tribute to French designer Thierry Mugler, who died aged 73. His fashion house described him as a visionary who 'empowered people' globally to 'dream bigger every day'. MinnieStephC4 reports.
Thierry Mugler dead: Tributes roll in as 'iconic' French fashion designer dies at 73THIERRY MUGLER has died at 73, as the fashion world mourns the loss of yet another fashion legend following the passing of Vogue's André Leon Talley last week. His nose 😂🙏 Hello Friend Download BitBull Application & Start Mining Free BTC, ETH, BNB, LTC, YFI and Use My Refer Code To Earn $30 Instantly ( BB0000 ) So if I remember right, his face changes was due to a combo of several plastic surgeries from injures but also ones he wanted to experiment as well! Should of just lef it alone once had had injury ones done. Just like Pete Burns-may he RIP though.
Violet Conroy Manfred Thierry Mugler – the French designer who defined the look of the 80s with his inverted triangle silhouette and radical fusion of fashion, pop culture and kink – has died at 73 years old.364 shares The Drunk In Love singer usually saves that spot on her website to announce birthdays of her friends and famous people she admires, though Mugler got the same treatment in death.French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler died on Sunday, aged 73.Posted 22 minutes ago Manfred Thierry Mugler - the designer behind some of the most memorable fashion moments since the Eighties - has passed away at the age of 73.
The specific cause of death is not yet known, although his agent has attributed it to “natural causes”. Aside from the subversive catwalk shows for his eponymous brand, Mugler dressed countless celebrities in daring looks, from David Bowie in a pistachio green suit in 1991 to Kim Kardashian in a latex wet-look dress at the Met Gala in 2019. She stunned in an eye-catching butterfly-like dress covered in colorful sequins while posing with the designer, as well as Cardi B, who joined them in one photo. The impact of his designs still reverberates through fashion today, and our thoughts are with all who knew and loved him, as well as those who were touched by his work. May his soul Rest In Peace," the caption read. Casey Cadwallader, the current creative director of Mugler, wrote on Instagram about his predecessor’s progressive outlook. 'God of fashion . “Manfred, I am so honored to have known you and to work within your beautiful world. An exceptionally talented, visionary and inclusive genius.
You changed our perception of beauty, of confidence, of representation and self empowerment. a rarely REAL, kindness , sweetest .. Your legacy is something I carry with me in everything I do. Thank you. u ll be always missed by your Russian…' Mugler's team announce his death on his personal Instagram page with a simple black box, which was subsequently inundated with comments as the stars said goodbye to the designer.” From showmanship to S&M, celebrity to inclusivity, here are five ways that Mugler revolutionised fashion. 1. Brigitte Nielsen called Mugler, 'such an icon,' and she added that his death was, 'Unbelievably sad. Gallery SEE: Thierry Mugler's Best Red Carpet Moments 1.
He put fashion and music together Mugler understood that fashion felt most alive when paired with music; styling music videos and tours were a way to make his designs instantly iconic. During the decade of the supermodel, he directed a music video for George Michael’s 1992 song Too Funky where Linda Evangelista, Tyra Banks and more walked down a mock-runway in his decadent, futuristic designs.' The Australian model Duckie Thot added, 'oh my heart,' as Winnie Harlow posted olive branch–baring dove emojis and Heidi Klum shared a broken-heart emoji while calling the designer an 'Icon. Over a decade later he was appointed artistic director for Beyoncé’s I Am....
World Tour , dressing the American superstar in a bejewelled gold leotard (he wanted to portray her as both"a woman and a warrior"), while also contributing to elements like lighting, choreography and production. star Kristin Davis wrote that it had been 'another horrible loss' of 'visionary Thierry Mugler' while urging him to 'fly high' in a post to her Instagram Stories featuring a quotation from him Among the most high-profile to wear Mugler's designs was Kim Kardashian, but the whole family had worn his clothing, so her sister Kourtney shared a photo of the whole clan in alternating black and white ensembles. 2. He recognised the power of celebrity Aside from helping sculpt the visual language of music by the likes of George Michael and Beyoncé, Mugler also dressed off-duty musicians and high profile celebrities for red carpet appearances. The family matriarch Kris Jenner also wore black, though she had on a more modest dress that reached down to her knees and featured sleeves. In 2019, Cardi B wore a resplendent Venus shell dress from 1995 to the Grammys, sparking a viral fashion moment while simultaneously reviving debates around wearing archive pieces on the red carpet. In the same year, he dressed Kim Kardashian in a nude, wet look latex dress dripping with crystals to the camp-themed Met Gala. Kourtney leaned over her sisters in the most striking look of the bunch, which featured a large cutout panel highlighting her cleavage.
The dress was inspired by Sophia Loren’s drenched look in the 1957 film Boy on a Dolphin , and reportedly took eight months to create – the look, like Kardashian herself, was highly divisive. 3. Sex And The City and And Just Like That. He fused S&M and high fashion Much of Mugler’s oeuvre was influenced by the world of fetish gear; he often deployed restrictive sartorial accoutrements like latex and harnesses. Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell walked side by side in the Spring/Summer 1991 show wearing bondage bodysuits and nipple tassels, while at the Les Insectes Spring/Summer 1997 haute couture show, an army of women paraded down the runway dressed as ants in shiny black latex hats, sunglasses and gloved dresses.. More recently, Kim Kardashian wore a vintage 1998 Mugler black dress with delicate cutouts that mimicked bondage harnesses and rope tied around the wrist.
4. 'I made clothes because I was looking for something that didn't exist,' he said. He pioneered gender inclusivity on the catwalk Mugler cast transgender models in his runway shows in the 1980s and made it his mission to collaborate with drag artists and other members of the LGBTQ community throughout his career. Mugler put New York drag legend Joey Arias in George Michael’s 1992 song Too Funky alongside some of the biggest supermodels of the time, and collaborated with corset maker Mr Pearl on some pieces. Wish come true: Tracee Ellis Ross recounted how it took her mother's intervention to let them walk together in a Mugler show when she was 18, though she was invited back the following year on her own After commenting on the announcement of Mugler's death, Tracee Ellis Ross took to her Instagram account to share a more in-depth statement. Casey Cadwallader is continuing this legacy of gender inclusivity at Mugler now, casting trans actors Hunter Schafer and Dominique Jackson in the Spring/Summer 2021 show, while previously working with trans models Raya Martigny and Kai-Isaiah Jamal. 5. 'I had the honor of walking for @muglerofficial twice: 1991 & 1992.
For Mugler, fashion was fantasy When Mugler created his eccentric, overblown designs in the 80s and 90s, minimalism was on the rise; in other words, he swam against the tides of fashion. His runway shows were pure spectacle, drawing varied inspiration from science fiction, vampires, devils, robots and the aquatic underworld. 'I desperately wanted to be a model. “I made clothes because I was looking for something that didn’t exist; I had to try to create my own world,” .