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.
Cannot believe that yet another great has passed before 2016 has ended. #GeorgeMichael was an incredible talent and an icon to the worlds of music and fashion. 'Freedom' will forever be THE model anthem and I can guarantee it was the song that inspired all your favorite models for the last 26 years. #Freedom90
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Watch George Michael’s “Freedom!” Music Video Below: