Iconic Vogue editor Andre Leon Talley, dies at age 73

Andre Leon Talley, who became known across the world as an iconic editor at Vogue Magazine, has died according to reports. Talley was known as a iconic fashion editor , working as a top black editor in high-fashion for one of the largest fashion publications in the world Vogue Magazine. He developed close relationships with designers like Karl Lagerfeld as well as editor in chief Anna Wintour among others.

Talley was lead force in Vogue’s success in the 1980s and 90s, working his way to becoming the news director from 1983-87 before becoming creative director in 1988.

After holding that position for seven years before eventually becoming the editor-at-large until he left the company in 2013.

Despite his departure, Talley continued to contribute to Vogue for many years and even made appearances on the official podcast.

He also worked as a stylist for the Obama family during Barack Obama’s presidency and also worked as a judge on America’s Next Top Model.

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