LONDON: Stella Tennant, just one of Britain’s prime types, has died at the age of 50, British media described on Wednesday.
Tennant was born into the Scottish aristocracy. Her unconventional, androgynous looks helped her crack into the earth of fashion in the 1990s.
She went on to grow to be the new encounter of Chanel and graced the handles of style journals close to the earth.
“It is with great disappointment we announce the unexpected death of Stella Tennant on 22nd December 2020,” her spouse and children claimed in a assertion to the PA news agency.
“Stella was a superb girl and an inspiration to us all. She will be considerably missed.”
The BBC quoted a law enforcement spokesman as expressing there have been “no suspicious circumstances” bordering her demise, which arrived 5 times following her 50th birthday.
Away from the catwalk, Tennant campaigned to decrease the environmental influence of the manner field.
“It’s likely to choose us a lengthy time to adjust our habits, but I believe that this is so clearly a action in the right direction,” she advised the Guardian newspaper final yr.
Tennant retired from the vogue industry in 1998, returning on a component-time foundation to shoot clothing campaigns and look on the runway.
She is survived her husband, David Lasnet, and their 4 young children.