Vogue’s first and only black creative director, André Leon Talley, will be honored at New York Fashion Week on Thursday, Page Six has exclusively learned. Designer Frederick Anderson will pay tribute to Talley, who died in January, at the sixth annual Blue Jacket Fashion Show to promote prostate cancer awareness, we’re told.
“For a black man getting into fashion, André Leon Talley was an icon and inspiration. He showed me who I was and what could be possible,” Anderson told Page Six on Friday.Talley hosted the
Blue Jacket show twice and one of his last public appearances was hosting it in Feb. 2020. He was expected to participate again this year before he passed away at White Plains Hospital last month at 73. To continue reading this article click here.