Death of Franca Sozzani, editor-in-chief of Vogue Italy: who was she?
The editor-in-chief of Vogue Italy for 28 years, Franca Sozzani, died on Thursday 22 December at the age of 66 years. It is a great figure of fashion, rebel and avant-garde, which disappears. Many celebrities paid tribute to him.
Long hair blonde vaporous and pale eyes. Fashion has just lost one of its greatest ambassadors. Franca Sozzani, editor-in-chief of Vogue Italy for 28 years, died on Thursday (December 22nd) in Milan after a year of fighting the disease. She was 66 years old. One of the first to pay tribute to him is American Anna Wintour , another female pope of fashion editor of Vogue US. ” Franca was warm, smart, funny and much stronger than the Sphinx when it s ‘ was to keep trust ” has she written on the death of her friend, whom she regularly visited.
For many, she was more than a fashion journalist. She was known for her progressive stances and her desire to transform the world of fashion. In 2008, she released the “Black Issue,” an issue of Vogue with only black models . She also creates “Vblack” on the Italian site of Vogue, to promote more ethnic diversity. Franca Sozzani also much battered against anorexia in the middle of modeling , and visibility of large model sizes. In 2011, the number baptized “Curvy” of Vogue Italy triggers new comments.
On Thursday, celebrity tributes were numerous. ” Franca Sozzani has always been so sweet and sincere, we will miss her ,” tweeted the rapper Kanye West , whose wife Kim Kardashian had posed in a Vogue Italy.