Dead Top Model Stella Tennant Queen of the catwalks in the 90s
Dead Top Model Stella Tennant,one of the great Top of Fashion.
Queen of the catwalks in the 90s; The fashion world says goodbye to Stella Tennant: the aristocratic Scottish top model, one of the most famous catwalk queens of the 90s, was found dead “suddenly” in the house of Duns in Scotland five days after turning 50. “It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant. Tennant was discovered in the early 1990s while studying sculpture in Winchester, by Steven Meisel who had chosen “Anglo-Saxon Attitude” for the famous cover of Vogue Italia of December 1993. The photographer was struck by the nose ring that Stella refused to remove on the set and had recruited her on the spot for an advertising campaign of Versace in Paris. The model had then become a regular presence on the catwalks of Versace, Valentino and Alexander McQueen and in the promotional campaigns of big names such as Calvin Klein, Jean Paul Gautier and Burberry. At the end of the decade er she became the muse of Karl Lagerfeld who had chosen her exclusively as the new face of Chanel due to the resemblance to the legendary Coco.