London: Stella Tennant, one of Britain’s top models, passed away at 50, British media reported on Wednesday.
It is with great sadness we announce the sudden death of Stella Tennant on 22nd December 2020,” the statement said. “Stella was a wonderful woman and an inspiration to us all. She will be greatly missed.” Police Scotland said they were called in the town of Duns in the Scottish Borders “following the sudden death of a 50-year-old woman” and there were no suspicious circumstances.
Tennant was born into the Scottish aristocracy. Her unconventional, androgynous looks helped her break into the world of fashion in the 1990s.
She went on to become the new face of Chanel and graced the covers of fashion magazines around the world.
Tennant retired from the fashion industry in 1998, returning on a part-time basis to shoot clothing campaigns and appear on the runway.
She is survived her husband, David Lasnet, and their four children.