obituaryTatjana Patitz, supermodel of ‘80s and ‘90s, dies at 562 hours in the past
Tatjana Patitz, considered one of an elite group of famed supermodels who graced journal covers within the Nineteen Eighties and ‘90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom! ‘90″ music video, has died at age 56.
Patitz’s loss of life within the Santa Barbara, California, space was confirmed by her New York agent, Corinne Nicolas, on the Mannequin CoOp company. Nicolas stated the trigger was sickness, however didn’t have additional particulars.
Patitz, who was born in Germany, raised in Sweden and later made her life in California, was often called a part of an elite handful of “unique” supermodels, showing within the Michael video together with Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford.
She was a favorite of style photographer Peter Lindbergh, who highlighted her pure magnificence in his well-known 1988 photograph, “White Shirts: Six Supermodels, Malibu,” and for British Vogue’s 1990 cowl – main Michael to solid the group in his lip-syncing video, in line with Vogue.
The journal quoted its world editorial director, Anna Wintour, as saying Patitz was “all the time the European image of stylish, like Romy Schneider-meets-Monica Vitti. She was far much less seen than her friends – extra mysterious, extra grown-up, extra unattainable – and that had its personal attraction.”
In a 2006 interview, Patitz opined that the golden age of supermodels was over.
“There was an actual period, and the rationale that occurred was as a result of glamour was introduced into it,” she was quoted as saying in Status Hong Kong journal. “Now the celebrities and actresses have taken over, and the fashions are within the backseat utterly.”
She additionally famous that fashions from her period had more healthy physiques.
“Girls have been wholesome, not these scrawny little fashions that no one is aware of their names anymore,” Patitz stated.