Sonia (Flis) Rykiel
(1930 - 2016)
Sonia (Flis) Rykiel was active/lived in France. Sonia Rykiel is known for fashion design for wide spectrum of women.
Biography Sonia (Flis) Rykiel
The following obituary of Sonia Rykiel is from The New York Times, Fashion & Style section, August 25, 2016.
"Sonia Rykiel, Fashion Designer for the ‘Fragile, but Strong,’ Dies at 86" by Robert D. McFadden.
Sonia Rykiel, the Paris fashion designer who planted her contrarian flag on the Left Bank in the 1960s, flouted haute couture conventions and created chic ready-to-wear clothes that caught on around the world with generations of women on the go, died on Thursday at her home in Paris. She was 86.
The death was announced by the Élysée Palace, the office of the French president, and by Ms. Rykiel’s daughter, Nathalie, the artistic director of the fashion house her mother began. The cause was complicati
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