Anna Piaggi, legendary Italian fashion editor and a style icon in every sense of the word, has passed away at age of 81.
She will be remembered as much for her unique style as for her contributions to fashion journalism
Piaggi was best known for her work with Vogue Italia where shed inspired the fashion world with her innovative and intellectual double-page spreads, or DPs.
Franca Sozzani, the editor of Vogue Italia , for whom Piaggi penned a column entitled ‘D.P. Doppie Pagine di Anna Piaggi’ paid tribute to Piaggi on Twitter writing: “23 years working together, milions of D.P. done together. Will remember you for ever Anna”.
Burlesque performer Dita Von Teese also took to the social media site to express her words on the style guru: “So sad to hear that Anna Piaggi, one of my last icons of beauty & fashion has passed. She was the height of glamorous eccentricity.”
To me it was always a magical moment when passing her by on the streets of Milan when I lived there. She is a true icon and a piece of art. She carried her style so gracefully and all I have to say is Style has no age. Long live Anna D.P Piaggi!!
You will be remembered forever!!