The style globe is grieving the loss of Greek designer Sophia Kokosalaki, who regretfully died from cancer cells overnight at the age of 47. Kokosalaki was known for her stylish drapery and elegant wedding celebration gowns, with several of her styles being used on the red carpet by celebs consisting of Chloë Sevigny, Kirsten Dunst, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz, and also Alexa Chung.
The talented Greek-born designer created the costumes and uniforms for the 2004 Olympic Gamings in Greece and also she additionally made new uniforms for the Aegean Airlines cabin crew in 2015.
Kokosalaki was birthed in Athens in 1972 with Cretan beginnings. She obtained a level in Greek and also English Literature prior to relocating to London to examine at Central Saint Martins under famous Professor Louise Wilson. She graduated in 1998 as well as debuted her very first womenswear collection at London Style Week a year later on.
In 2001, she worked together with Topshop and from 2006 to 2007, she worked as imaginative supervisor at French fashion residence Vionnet.
Stylist, journalists, and customers from all over the globe have actually commemorated Kokosalaki, consisting of Mary Katrantzou, that functioned with Sophia when she initially started in the fashion business. “Thank you for making all of us feel pleased to be Greek,” said Katrantzou.
“It is very depressing when a young adult passes away, an imaginative spirit, a dynamic as well as self-made woman that starred in the harsh as well as affordable globe of global fashion for a 20-year period,” Greece’s Society Preacher Lina Mendoni said.
An article shared by Mareva Grabowski-Mitsotaki (@marevagrabowskimitsotaki) on Oct 14, 2019 at 8:57 am PDT Greece’s First Girl Mareva Grabowski Mitsotakis, likewise posted a heartfelt message concerning the developer’s passing on her Instagram account, stating “We will never forget you.”
Kokosalaki is made it through by her other half as well as child.