André Leon Talley, storico direttore artistico di Vogue America

André Leon Talley, has died at 73. Talley was a man of grand pronouncements, extravagant capes, and the designers he enthusiastically cheered on every season, they loved him.

Too all his friends in design studios from New York to Paris—Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Diane von Furstenberg, Karl Lagerfeld, and many more they loved him because he was a source of inspiration