The vogue world — together with high 90s supermodels Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford — is in mourning for famed British mannequin Stella Tennant, who sadly handed away out of the blue at simply 50-years-old
Iconic 90s supermodels, vogue journal editors and design homes are paying tribute after the information that supermodel Stella Tennant has out of the blue handed away at age 50, simply 5 days after her milestone birthday. Her household launched a press release to the media concerning the Scottish-born magnificence that learn, “It is with great sadness we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant on 22nd December 2020. Stella was a wonderful woman and an inspiration to us all. She will be greatly missed.” Police who responded to an deal with within the village of Duns, Scotland close to her residence mentioned there have been “no suspicious circumstances” in her demise.
Many of her fellow supermodels took to Instagram to recollect the mom of 4, who was a 90s icon. She graced the runways of Versace, McQueen, Chanel and extra after rising to fame in a 1993 shoot for British Vogue on the age of 22. The late nice Gianni Versace even referred to her again within the day as his “muse,” earlier than he was murdered in July 1997.
Fellow British-born supermodel Naomi Campbell, 50, posted a sequence of Stella’s most iconic skilled modeling photographs to her Instagram. It was clear from the caption how nicely the 2 ladies knew one another. “STELLA TENNANT CLASS ACT IN EVERYWAY Humble, loyal, balanced, practical, a rare beauty inside and out,” she wrote. “You were one of the good ones never any love lost when we would see each other, always picked up from where we left off. Effortless and the epitome of Grace, even when you would sit in a corner doing your needle point. Timeless Angel amongst us. ICON YOU WILL ALWAYS BE. R.I.P.”
Cindy Crawford, 54, shared an iconic picture of Stella in a single of her extra androgynous appears to be like, sporting a inexperienced turtleneck whereas resting her head in opposition to a white horse. “Stella Tenant, gone too soon. I always admired her fearlessness and style. Sending prayers to her family,” Cindy wrote within the caption.
Christy Turlington, 51, reminisced on IG, “I remember meeting Stella in London in the early 90’s. We were dressing next to each other backstage at a show. She was so beautiful and gentle, naked except for her nose piercing and big black boots. I will remember her easy laugh and humble strength. Later, after Stella had become a mother she would beam talking about the kids and the farm and her other ‘quiet’ life. Stella evolved in front of all of our eyes in the most beautiful, relaxed and confident way. I never imagined there was anything she couldn’t do. You are deeply admired, respected and will be missed by everyone you touched in this lifetime.”
Claudia Schiffer shared a number of photographs modeling alongside Stella, together with on a Chanel runway, posing with the home’s late Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld, and one other alongside designer Stella McCartney whereas the Stella and Claudia modeled her designs. The 50-year-old wrote within the caption, “It is very sad news about Stella Tennant. She was the most perfect, beautiful, quintessential British woman. Understated and elegant, witty and smart, lovely and warm-hearted. Stella really was a star who shone brightly. I always enjoyed our time together, and my thoughts and prayers are with her family.”
Elle journal Editor in Chief and Project Runway decide Nina Garcia mourned Stella in a tweet that confirmed Stella gracing Elle‘s cowl and browse, “RIP Stella Tennant. The muse, the mother, the fashion icon but also the activist. She mixed fragility and an innate elegance with an androgynous look that inspired designers like Karl Lagerfeld, Pier Paolo Piccioli or Sarah Burton. She also took risks and under the lens of Steven Meisel or Tim Walker, embraced avant-garde creating a powerful fashion iconography that’s impossible to forget. My condolences to her family and friends.”
The official Twitter account of @Versace wrote, “Versace is mourning the death of #StellaTennant. Stella was Gianni Versace’s muse for many years and friend of the family. We will miss you forever Stella. Rest In Peace,” and shred a photograph of Stella in a Richard Avedon picture modeling for Atelier Versace Spring/Summer 1996 marketing campaign. Stella was an icon for the label within the 90s below the late Gianni, strolling in his exhibits and starring within the model’s vogue campaigns. His sister Donatella Versace took over designing for the label after her brother’s homicide. She wrote on Instagram subsequent to a photograph of Stella modeling a Versace robe, “Stella, I cannot believe you are gone. You have left us way too soon. We met when you were at the beginning of your career. I cherish every moment we spent together. Ciao. Rest In Peace. Donatella.”