Fashion icon and creative director of Vogue Magazine, André Leon Talley passed away at the age of 73.His literary agent David Vigliano confirmed the news with USA TODAY late Tuesday.[caption id="attachment_71338" align="alignnone" width="2946"] (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)[/caption]Talley's Instagram account also issued confirmation early Wednesday however no additional details were not immediately available.Designer Diane von Fürstenberg took to Instagram to share some kind words about Talley:
"Good bye darling André ❤️ … No one saw the world in a more glamorous way than you did ❤️ … no one was grander and more soulful than you were ❤️ …the world will be less joyfulI ❤️ I have loved you and laughed with you for 45 years…. I miss your loud screams …I love you soooo much ❤️ ."According to People.com, Talley first joined Vogue in 1983 as the magazine's fashion news director. He eventually became the creative director and editor-in-chief Anna Wintour's right-hand — a position he held from 1987 to 1995. He left Vogue in 1995 and moved to Paris, where he returned to W Magazine after working at the publication earlier in his career.Talley was also an LGBT icon.