Anna Piaggi Passes Away at Age 81
Aug 07, 2012 - by Emily Draznik
Anna Piaggi, fashion legend and journalist for Vogue Italia, has passed away this morning at the age of 81.
A catwalk staple with her blue hair and eccentric outfits, fashion writer Anna Piaggi has passed away at the age of 81. Famous for her double page spreads in Vogue Italia and introducing Italy to vintage fashion, Milanese fashion maven Anna Piaggi was an all around living fashion icon.
Creative director of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld sketched her outfits from the 1970s on and published them in a book entitled Lagerfeld's Sketchbook: Karl Lagefeld's Illustrated Fashion Journal of Anna Piaggi. In her lifetime, she reportedly published 7,000 pages of editorial pages and published the book Fashion Algebra in 1998. She passed away this morning at her home in Milan and the fashion world is taking to Twitter to air their grievances over the loss of the important fashion figure. To commemorate he lifetime of original style, we have collected several of her most famous looks below.