The ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ star posted a montage of pictures on Instagram, including a message about the passing of the former Vogue editor. The momager reminded the world that Talley was in attendance for a wedding party at the home of ‘Valentino’ founder Valentino Garavani.
“I am so saddened to hear of the passing of André Leon Talley. We shared some very memorable times together and I will always remember how kind he was to me and my family,” Kris captioned the photos.
Kris Jenner Breaks Silence On Andre Leon Talley’s Death — We Will Always Remember You
In two of the pictures, Kris is sitting next to Talley at a dinner table, smiling ear-to-ear. Jenner included one last shot of a group standing out in front of Valentinos’s home which included Talley, Kanye West, and all the Kardashian Sisters.
“This was such a special afternoon at @RealMrValentino’s home in honor of Kim and Kanye’s wedding. We will remember you always. Rest In Peace,” she concluded.
Khloe Kardashian commented on her mother’s post, adding, “So so so sad.”
Kim Kardashian posted her own tribute to the fashion icon, saying, “Love you Andre,” alongside a picture of herself holding hands with the Vogue legend at the 2018 CFDA Awards. Celebrities opened up about Talley’s tragic passing, including Bette Midler, who tweeted, “He was such a force, & believed in the magic of Fashion & its illusions with all his being. His life was a saga of great highs, great lows, the dramatic, the ridiculous, and the endless pursuit of beauty. Love & RIP.”
Kris Jenner Shares Picture Of Vogue Legend At Kim & Kanye’s Wedding
“No one saw the world in a more elegant and glamorous way than you did ❤️🙏… no one was more soulful and grander than you were ❤️🙏…the world will be less joyful now ❤️🙏 I have loved you and laughed with you for 45 years…. I will miss your loud screams and your loyal friendship…I love you soooo much ❤️🙏,” Diane von Furstenberg added.
According to reports, the former Vogue creative director died in a White Plains, New York hospital earlier this week. It’s unclear what illness Andre was battling, but was hospitalized in the days leading up to his death.
Andre rose the ranks of the fashion world alongside another legend, Anna Wintour, and opened up about their 30-year friendship which was eventually “fractured” a bit.
“I think my relationship is in an iceberg with her,” he told Gayle King in 2020. Adding, “I hope that it will not be that forever.”
‘Vogue’ Editor Anna Wintour Addresses Andre Leon Talley’s Death
Wintour issued a statement following Talley’s death, saying, “The loss of André is felt by so many of us today: the designers he enthusiastically cheered on every season, and who loved him for it; the generations he inspired to work in the industry, seeing a figure who broke boundaries while never forgetting where he started from; those who knew fashion, and Vogue, simply because of him.”
Adding, “And, not forgetting, the colleagues over the years who were consistently buoyed along by every new discovery of André’s, which he would discuss loudly, and volubly.”