Posted on August 25 2016
Sonia Rykiel, French Fashion Designer, Dies at 86
Known for her free spirit and empowering women to be sophisticated and sexy, Sonia Rykiel has paved the way in women’s ready to wear since opening her first store in 1968. The fashion world has sadly lost another icon, as Rykiel passed away today in her home in Paris suffering from Parkinson’s. Her famous knitwear, bright colors, and infamous red hair will always leave a mark on the world. Today we honour and commemorate the path Sonia Rykiel has paved. You will be missed. Our prayers go out to Rykiel’s family and those close to her.