GEORGE MICHAEL & his tribute from the Fashion Industry

How supermodels, designers and insiders are remembering George Michael.

Last night, it was announced that George Michael had passed away at the age of 53 on Christmas day in his North London home.

Not only was Michael a trailblazer in the music world, he also left a lasting impact on the fashion industry. From his iconic 1990 “Freedom!” music video starring supermodels Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington and Tatjana Patitz to his outspoken support of gay rights, Michael created a legacy of his own within the fashion world.

See how fashion insiders from the ’90s supers to editors and photographers are paying tribute to Michael on social media.

Cindy Crawford:

Naomi Campbell:

Linda Evangelista:

I am beyond heartbroken and devastated by another tragic loss. R.I.P. dearest Georgy. #GeorgeMichael #ripgeorgemichael

A photo posted by Linda Evangelista (@lindaevangelista) on

Christy Turlington:

It's a blue Christmas without you #GeorgeMichael Thank you for your soulful music and open heart πŸ™πŸ½

A photo posted by Christy Turlington Burns (@cturlington) on

Tatjana Patitz:

Donatella Versace:

My dearest friend George, you will never be forgotten. RIP

A video posted by Donatella Versace (@donatella_versace) on

Mario Testino:

Carine Roitferd:

RIPπŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”β£οΈ"ma jeunesse fout le camp"πŸ˜“

A photo posted by Carine Roitfeld (@carineroitfeld) on

Adriana Lima:

Watch Michael’s “Freedom!” music video below:


Written by Keisli Alia
Founder of Sashay Down and Sashay Down’s crew. Lawyer and economist, attracted to business world, innovation and fashion. Immensely in love with the fashion industry, with its hues and undertones, with my style and the simplicity of choosing the right clothes at the right place. If it is beautiful or interesting, I want to experiment, see, wear it, feel it and write about. β€œFashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. Coco Chanel”