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Who was Thiery Mugler?

Manfred Thierry Mugler (21 December 1948 – 23 January 2022) was a French fashion designer, creative director, and creative adviser of Mugler.

In the 1970s, Mugler launched his eponymous fashion house; and quickly rose to prominence in the following decades for his avant-garde, architectural, hyperfeminine, and theatrical approach to haute couture. In 2002, he retired from the brand and returned in 2013 as the creative adviser.

Thierry Mugler, iconic French fashion designer, dies aged 73

Thierry Mugler, iconic French fashion designer, dies aged 73
Thierry Mugler, iconic French fashion designer, dies aged 73

French fashion designer Thierry Mugler, whose flamboyant creations transformed haute couture, has died at the age of 73, according to a message posted to his official Instagram account.

“We are devastated to announce the passing of Mr. Manfred Thierry Mugler on Sunday January 23rd 2022,” the post read, using his full name. “May his soul Rest In Peace.”

The designer’s brand, Mugler, also confirmed the news via an Instagram post, describing its founder as “a visionary whose imagination as a couturier, perfumer and image-maker empowered people around the world to be bolder and dream bigger every day.”

Thierry Mugler Biography, Wiki

Born in Strasbourg, France, in 1948, Mugler worked as a freelance designer in Paris before launching his eponymous label in 1974. By the 1980s he had established himself as a major figure in international fashion, with his structural, broad-shouldered designs epitomizing — and helping shape — the decade’s extravagant style.

A visual history of space-age fashionAfter moving into the rarefied world of haute couture, Mugler’s runway shows and seasonal collections became even more theatrical.

Reimagining fashion as a spectacle (often with the help of the era’s best known supermodels, including Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell), his aesthetic was as inspired by science fiction as it was 1940s glamour, often merging classic construction with exaggerated, even surreal, silhouettes.

From metallic robot bodysuits (one of which was worn by Lady Gaga in her music video for “Paparazzi” in 2009) to underwater-themed designs inspired by fish and mermaids, his work always retained a sense of elegance amid the drama.

The famous floor-length black dress he designed for Demi Moore’s character in the 1993 movie “Indecent Proposal” proved, if evidence were needed, that he didn’t need bold shapes and colors to craft something iconic.

Thierry Mugler Biography Wikipedia
Thierry Mugler
Real NameManfred Thierry Mugler
Nickname Thierry
Profession Fashion designer
Instagram LinkClick Here
Wife NameNot Known
Home TownStrasbourg, France
ZodiacNot Known
 Physical Status 
Age73 years
Height (Approx)5 feet 9 inch
Weight (Approx)75 kg
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourDark Brown
Personal Information
Date of Birth 21 December 1948
Death Date23 January 2022
Birth PlaceStrasbourg, France
EthnicityNot Known
School NameNot Known
College NameNot Known
Parent Background
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Brother NameNot Known
Sister NameNot Known
Source Of IncomeFashion designer
Net Worth$10 million (Approx)

Thierry Mugler Career

Studying dance from an early age, Thierry Mugler joined the Ballet of the National Rhine Opera aged 14. Dancing professionally for six years, Mugler developed an appreciation and understanding of performance. While dancing he also attended the Strasbourg School of Decorative Art, which led to him creating and designing his own clothes.

At 20, Mugler moved to Paris where he started designing for a boutique – Gudule. Two years later he started freelance designing in Paris, London, Milan and Barcelona for ready-to-wear fashion houses.

In 1973, Mugler launched his first clothing line ‘Café de Paris’. Azzedine Alaia joined Mugler and started to help design his creations, working for him up into the late seventies.

The following year, he created his own label. In 1976, fashion editor Melka Treanton asked him to show his collection in Tokyo and two years later Mugler opened his first boutique in Paris. At the same time Mugler launched a one off male collection.

In 1988 he produced his first book ‘Thierry Mugler, Photographer’.

With success growing, Mugler was building a name for his catwalk shows and by 1992; he had designed his first haute couture collection. The same year he released his first perfume ‘Angel’. In 1994, Mugler launched his ‘Scratched’ line which featured uneven hemlines and necklines.

Over the next two years, more boutiques opened and in 1997, Mugler released his first male fragrance, ‘A*MEN’.

In 1998, Mugler was the first designer to create a virtual fashion show on the computer and the following year, Mugler released his second book ‘Fashion Fetish Fantasy’.

Another fragrance was released in 2005 – ‘Alien’. The same year, Mugler opened the ‘Thierry Mugler Perfume Workshops’, with the aim to teach the craftsmanship and knowledge to make fragrances.

Mugler launched a collection of five more fragrances in 2007, with the idea of ‘perfume-trickery’ to ‘enhance one’s presence.’ The following year, a beauty line was launched. Two years later in 2010, Mugler launched a website, a place for women to express their femininity and visions.

In 2009, Mugler was appointed Artistic Director for Beyonce’s ‘I Am? World Tour’ and designed all of the shows costumes.

Nicola Formichetti was announced as the new Creative Director in September 2010. Formichetti changed the brands named to Mugler. The following year, he launched the brands first menswear line.

Described as a ‘dynamic designer’, Thierry Mugler has worked with some of the worlds most famous figures. Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Mylene Farmer are all Mugler advocates. Known for his exceptional catwalk shows, Mugler always creates a performance. His style is ultimate femme fatale, structured elegance with a feminine silhouette that is accentuated by the sharp cuts.

Thierry Mugler Personal Life

Mugler was openly gay and a longtime bodybuilder. Following his departure from fashion he became reclusive, went by his first name (Manfred), and began extensive bodybuilding. In 2019, he said “Thierry Mugler” was a label and a brand, and as such he wanted to move on to other things.

Thierry Mugler FAQ’s

Who was Thierry Mugler?

Manfred Thierry Mugler (21 December 1948 – 23 January 2022) was a French fashion designer, creative director, and creative adviser of Mugler.

How did Thierry Mugler die?

The French designer – whose full name was Manfred Thierry Mugler – passed away on Sunday (23.01.22) from “natural causes”, his agent confirmed.

How old was Thierry Mugler?

Thierry Mugler die at 73.

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