French designer Thierry Mugler, who ruled the civilization of the 1980s and entertained international stars with his stunning portrait costumes, died on Sunday at the age of 73.Natural death“, His press secretary told the AFP.
“On Sunday, January 23, 2022, Mr. We are deeply saddened to inform you of the death of Manfred Theory Mugler.“, It was written in a statement posted on the creator’s official Facebook account.”May his soul rest in peace.“
According to his press officer Jean-Baptiste Rougeot, the death of the great Courier, now known as Manfred Thierry Mugler, occurred unexpectedly on Sunday afternoon. He said he still had plans and would announce new collaborations earlier this week.
You have changed our view of beauty
The first tributes arrived overnight from the United States. “You have changed our view of beauty. (…) Your legacy is with me in everything I do“, Wrote American director Casey Catwalder, Mugler’s art director on Instagram.
Singer Diana Ross shared a photo on Twitter with a French designer during an event in Paris in 1990, with the words: “I will miss you, Theory Mugler, this is a wonderful time in our lives“.
“Be quiet Theory Mugler“, Singer Beyonc wrote on her site, in a black and white photo of the smiling Theory Mugler.
Born in Strasbourg in December 1948, Thierry Mugler came to Paris at the age of 20 and later created his own label.Coffee of Paris“In 1973, a year before the company was founded”Theory Mugler“.
Its structured and sophisticated portraits quickly imposed themselves. The “Thief girl“, With pronounced shoulders, shoulder necklines and corset waist, has toured around the world from Jerry Hall to Kim Kardashian.
A director at heart, he has made an impact since the 1970s, becoming a pioneer in massive glass parades.
Then she started making her first female model perfumes.Fairy“Launched in 1992, it was a huge success, competing with the legendary Channel N ° 5 to become the number one seller.
In 1985, French fashion minister Jacques Long signaled to the National Assembly that his fashion collections marked the political world as he wore the Mugler, signature dress without a tie.
Thierry Mugler retired from fashion in 2002, but today’s pop culture icons like Lady Gaga, Beyonc,, Cardi B and Kim Kardashian still wear her archive on special occasions.
Therefore, in September 2021, for the opening of the exhibition “Theory Mugler, Codourism“At the Museum of Fine Arts in Paris, American rapper Cardi B wore a spectacular red dress and posed with feathers.
“Mugler wanted to step away from an elite-compliant hot coach and show that young people can also wear a hot coach.Thierry-Maxim Loriat, supervisor of the exhibition, told AFP at the time that it was first produced by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
In the latest photos on her Facebook account, you can see Kim Kardashian in a metallic costume and cowboy hat, designed by the designer for her for Halloween.
In 2013 and 2014, the couturier wanted “Chatter“The Art of Magazine by Beginning”Mugler Follies“In a Parisian theater, transformed into a cabaret.
Singles, Ventriloquists, Singers, Photo Singers, Acrobats, Unprecedented Strength Numbers: It’s From Philiform to Podero Modellong time“He wanted to set up a review”A free art, the joy of life and exchange, without message, everything is possible“, He told the AFP at the time.
“I never really lost fashion“, He later explained.
“I do a lot more now: architecture, design, setting up a magazine, staging … the daily stage that was provided to clients when I was a designer. Now it’s a story, a story, shows, movies …“
“Total coffee junkie. Tv ninja. Unapologetic problem solver. Beer expert.”