Renowned French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, who dressed celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, passed away on Sunday at the age of 73. As per reports, he died of natural causes. The news was shared by his team on his official Instagram account.
In a post that was all black with no image, the team wrote, "We are devastated to announce the passing of Mr Manfred Thierry Mugler on Sunday January 23rd 2022. May his soul Rest In Peace." The cause of death was not mentioned.
Born in 1948 in Strasbourg, France, Mugler opened his first boutique in Paris during the 1970s. Known for designs with broad shoulders and sharp tailoring, he was inspired by 1940s and 50s glamour. His designs were worn by celebrities and he created costumes for Beyoncé too. In 2019, he designed Kim Kardashian's famous "wet dress" for the Met Gala.
Later, his brand became famous for perfumes like Angel and Alien.