Thierry Mugler Legacy

The French designer who is remembered for his spectacular career.

2022 began sadly for lovers of design and its history. Last January he ended the life of the designer who for decades made fashion a true spectacle: Thierry Mugler .

He was born in 1948 and 73 years later, we can say that he was one of the most iconic creatives in this industry. In addition to her own image, seductive and extravagant, for years she proposed highly representative looks:

From armor combined with subtle fabrics, to silhouettes with large shoulder pads, to pronounced necklines, all under a vision full of fantasy that included references to the universe, fiction, metallic colors, and even large dresses that left nothing to the imagination in parts. body key.

Yes, a firm full of proposal, sensuality and above all, strength. If something stood out to Mugler, it was his interest in generating garments that radiated power, in other words, pieces that caused an impact on and off the catwalks.

Among the highlights of his career is, of course, the great start. It was in 1973 when he presented his first women's fashion collection at the Café de Paris; Another chapter to remember leads us to the film An Indecent Proposal (1993), where the beautiful Demi Moore wore one of her most representative dresses, famous for its elegant black color and cut-out neckline.

The last years

During recent decades, Mugler had a more low-key profile, although his Angel perfume was one of the best sellers in history and he also had collaborations with the Cirque du Soleil. In addition, he dressed the likes of Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian (remember her nude dress at the Met Gala in 2019, yes, a creation by this star designer that drew attention for its fitted cut and beautiful crystals) .

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