The fashion industry took to social media to honor the legendary André Leon Talley, who is dead at 73. The beloved former Vogue editor, whose influence spanned decades in the fashion industry, passed away on Jan. 18 after being hospitalized. The cause of death is still unknown.
Tributes poured in from editors and designers, who celebrated Talley’s inimitable presence as a visionary and a champion for representation. “A legend lost. Andre a forever icon who changed the game for so many. Thank you for all the support”, Christian Siriano shared on Instagram. The sentiment was echoed by many, including Diane Von Furstenberg and Billy Porter, who remembered the trailblazer’s authenticity and brilliance. Ahead, see how the fashion world is paying tribute to the industry giant.