Celebrity Deaths in Fashion

  • Eileen Ford, 92 (1922 - 2014)

    Eileen Ford

    BETH J. HARPAZ, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Modeling agency founder Eileen Ford, who shaped a generation's standards of beauty as she built an empire and launched the careers of Candice Bergen, Lauren Hutton, Christie Brinkley and countless others, has died. She was 92 and died Wednesday of complications from a brain tumor and osteoporosis, according to Arielle Baran, a...

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  • Peaches Geldof, 25 (1989 - 2014)

    Peaches Geldof

    SYLVIA HUI, The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Model and media personality Peaches Geldof, the second daughter of Irish singer Bob Geldof and member of a talented, troubled family who grew up in the glare of Britain's tabloid press, was found dead Monday at age 25. There was no immediate word on the cause of Geldof's death at her home in Wrotham, Kent, southeast England, but police called...

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  • L'Wren Scott, 49 (1964 - 2014)

    L'Wren Scott

    JOCELYN NOVECK, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — L'Wren Scott, who left her small-town Utah home as a teenager to become a model in Paris, then a top Hollywood stylist and finally a high-end fashion designer best known as the longtime girlfriend of Mick Jagger, has died in what was being investigated as an apparent suicide. Scott was found dead in her Manhattan apartment at 10 a.m....

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  • Sergio Loro Piana (2013)

    Sergio Loro Piana

    The Associated PressROME (AP) — Sergio Loro Piana, who helped build a six-generation, family-run textile firm into the eponymous luxury brand recently bought by French conglomerate LVMH, has died at age 65.People close to the family said Loro Piana died Friday, just two weeks after LVMH's 2 billion euro ($2.7 billion) purchase of the textile house was completed.The company, which Loro Piana co...

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  • Aldo Coppola (2013)

    Aldo Coppola

    The Associated PressMILAN (AP) — Aldo Coppola, a Milan hairstylist who helped merge hair styling with fashion, has died at the age of 73.Coppola's press office on Thursday confirmed his death overnight following an undisclosed illness.His collaboration in creating runway hairstyles for Italy's top fashion houses, including Armani, Valentino, Ferre and Versace, dates from the launch of Milan as...

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