Artist, fashion icon, heiress, American Gloria Vanderbilt died on June 16 at age 95. 

It was his flirty, the CNN reporter Anderson Cooper, who announced Monday, June 17, the news of the death of Gloria Vanderbilt.

Glory and fall of one of the richest families in the world 

The artist, fashion designer and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, who had grown up in France “without knowing anything about the money she was going to inherit at 21”, was “an extraordinary woman who loved life and lived it as she did. heard, “Anderson Cooper said in a tribute broadcast on CNN Monday. “What an extraordinary mother, what an extraordinary woman!”, He added.

The fate of  Gloria Vanderbilt is first that of the heiress of one of the richest families in the world at its birth in 1924. The Vanderbilt are the symbol of opulence and magnificence in the lifestyle, before their brutal fall during the twentieth century.

Museum of Artists and Fashion Designer

From the early 1950s, the young Gloria is introduced into the art world: she poses for magazines Vogue or Cosmopolitan and especially for the young photographer who rises, Richard Avedon. She becomes the muse of artists like Salvador Dali and Truman Capote, the writer taking inspiration for Breakfast at Tiffany . She also became an actress, frequenting actors and marrying director Sidney Lumet.

Starting in the 1970s, Gloria Vanderbilt made a career in the fashion industry by launching a brand under her own name. She is both a fashion designer and perfume designer, one of the first women to lead a successful fashion company.