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Thursday, 25 August 2016
Sonia Rykiel, legendary designer of her eponymous fashion label, sadly passed away on Thursday August 25 at the age of 86. Vogue Paris pays tribute.
Born in Neuilly in May 1930, Sonia Rykiel passed away on Thursday August 25 in Paris at the age of 86 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. The designer, well-recognized for her flaming red hair, founded her eponymous fashion label in May 1968 and opened her first boutique in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood of Paris the same year.