Sonia Rykiel 1930-2016

Sonia Rykiel Has Passed Away at 86

Named the Queen of Knitwear, with her dramatic smoky-eyed, flame-haired looks. Rykiel was known for offering free yet complimenting outlines for ladies on the go. Having come to prominence in the '70s with patrons like Audrey Hepburn and Catherine Deneuve in the wake of opening her first Parisian flagship, Rykiel drove her name until 1995, venturing down as CEO and creative executive that year, yet staying on as privileged symbolic until 2009. Click on the link below to read more.