Dec 23, 2016 2:24PM

Remembering Beloved Vogue Italia Editor Franca Sozzani

True legend.

Visionary Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani passed away in Milan on Thursday after battling with a year-long illness. At just 66 years old, Franca leaves behind a huge legacy built over three decades at the helm of the magazine. The fashion world is mourning this loss hard today, with friends and fans sharing heartfelt tributes; from Dior to Marc Jacobs, Naomi Campbell and Donatella Versace, their words speak to the great impact of this treasured human.

Take a moment to remember a woman who'll never truly be forgot below.

 

Ciao Franca, my dearest friend. You will be in my heart forever.

A photo posted by Donatella Versace (@donatella_versace) on

 

Dear Franca you will always be in my heart. Valentino

A photo posted by Valentino Garavani (@realmrvalentino) on

 

RIP Franca Sozzani

A photo posted by RODARTE (@rodarte) on

 

#MYANGEL #FRANCA #ILOVEYOU ALWAYS AND FOREVER

A photo posted by Naomi Campbell (@iamnaomicampbell) on

 

RIP beautiful, incredible, talented Franca Sozzani Speechless..

A photo posted by Bella Hadid (@bellahadid) on

 

Photos: Instagram

Lucy Jones