Remembering Stella Tennant: the British model dies aged 50

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Photo credit: Pamela Hanson for Harper's Bazaar UK
Photo credit: Pamela Hanson for Harper's Bazaar UK

From Harper's BAZAAR

British model Stella Tennant has died aged just 50 years old, her family have confirmed.

Although the cause of death has not yet been announced, her family commented that it was "sudden" and asked for privacy at this difficult time.

"It is with great sadness we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant on 22 December 2020," her family said in a statement. "Stella was a wonderful woman and an inspiration to us all. She will be greatly missed."

"Her family ask for their privacy to be respected. Arrangements for a memorial service will be announced at a later date."

Photo credit: Peter White - Getty Images
Photo credit: Peter White - Getty Images

A former Harper's Bazaar cover star, Tennant was one of the best-known British models of this generation, beginning her career almost 30 years ago and working for some of the biggest fashion houses in the world, from Chanel to Valentino.

Tennant leaves behind four children; Iris, Jasmine, Cecily, and Marcel. Our thoughts are with her family at this time.

Photo credit: Pamela Hanson for Harper's Bazaar UK
Photo credit: Pamela Hanson for Harper's Bazaar UK

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