The news of Andre Leon Talley’s demise has a heavy impact on the fashion industry that has lost an absolute trailblazer in every way. The prominent journalist who was also the US Vogue editor in chief utilized his platform to initiate the way forward and to promote diversity in a field that is not acknowledged for its ability to give everyone a place in the dining room.
With a love of children for everything fashion-related and a deep understanding of history and a talent for delivering delightfully good-natured quips He was a sexier persona that was unlike any other.
“I’d like people to see something in me that’s special, unique and grounded in education and southern America,” Talley stated to after the publication of his stunningly exuberant biopic of high-fashion, the Gospel According to Andre which was released in 2018.
The tributes come in from stylists, designers editors, models and stylists who’s careers Talley was instrumental in shaping the way they work, there is no doubt that he’ll remain in the memory of his uniqueness. Additionally, Andre Leon Talley helped all of us to imagine big.