André Leon Talley was larger than life- and not just because the man stood at 6’6” tall. The revolutionary fashion journalist was audacious and exuberant in his profound proclamations, defining artistry and fashion for over four decades. “Over the top” felt like exactly the right amount of everything he had to offer- from glamorous tales of industry milestones to vivid and vivacious descriptions of some of the most enduring designs. An arbiter of style and a champion of taste, André Leon Talley’s transcendent knowledge and passion for fashion shattered glass ceilings throughout the duration of his life and career.
A fashion icon with a radiant craving for beauty, André Leon Talley‘s unimaginable legacy will remain immortal. Here, GRAZIA reverently looks back at a life well lived, full of creativity and bombastic self expression.