Stella Tennant, the aristocratic British model who became a muse to designers corresponding to Karl Lagerfeld and Gianni Versace, died all of sudden at the age of fifty, her household noted Wednesday.
Tennant, the granddaughter of a duke, rose to reputation within the 1990s while strolling the runway for Versace, Alexander McQueen and different designers.
In a statement, her family pointed out: “it is with high-quality disappointment we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant on Dec. 22.”
“Stella was a ravishing girl and an inspiration to us all. She can be tremendously missed,” it pointed out.
The family unit asked for privacy and pointed out preparations for a memorial service can be announced later. They didn't expose her explanation for death.
Police Scotland mentioned officers had been called to an address in the Scottish Borders city of Duns on Tuesday following the surprising death of a 50-yr-historic woman. Police noted there have been no suspicious instances.
The granddaughter of the 11th Duke of Devonshire Andrew Cavendish and his spouse Deborah Mitford of a glamorous, unconventional aristocratic family unit, Tennant was one of the crucial leading British models of the Nineteen Nineties.
Late within the decade, Lagerfeld announced her because the new face of Chanel, with an unique modelling contract, and she or he grew to become a muse to the dressmaker.