It’s being reported that designer L’Wren Scott was found dead this morning in her Manhattan apartment. According to multiple reports, Scott died of an apparent suicide, and was found by her assistant around 10AM this morning. Scott was 47, and is survived by her longtime partner, Mick Jagger, who according to a spokesman is “completely shocked and devastated” by the news, as is to be expected.
Fashionista reports that Scott canceled her London Fashion Week show last month, although there’s no confirmed correlation and it could be completely unrelated.
Scott began her career as a model, modeling for Thierry Mugler and Chanel. She became a high profile celebrity stylist and costume designer in the 1990s, and launched her eponymous line in 2006.
There’s yet to be any official statement and obviously, details are hazy. One thing for sure: this is a very sad day for the fashion world for anyone with an ounce of humanity.
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