The tragic deaths of famous fashion designers
Fashion designer Isabel Toledo recently died aged 59
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Fashion is a tough industry. It's a market based on both connections and an ever-changing ideal of beauty. That said, there have been plenty of fashion pioneers who have managed to excel in the industry, despite the difficulty. Sadly, those pioneers seem to often meet a tragic end, with many designers dying in particularly sad and strange ways. Designers have been gunned down, shamed for their illnesses, and died in mysterious circumstances. Click on to meet the designers who have died in particularly tragic ways.