Fashion Icon Greatly Missed: Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse, a powerful and talented British singer, passed away in her home Saturday. She was only 27, struggling with drugs and alcohol. Many reports said she left rehab about a month ago and later received a clean health report as recently as Friday. There are reports stating their were no signs of drugs in her home. They are waiting for the results of a toxicology test which takes two to four weeks.
Meanwhile, family and friends gather to say goodbye to Winehouse at a private funeral ceremony in London today. Kelly Osbourne and Producer Mark Ronson were among mourners who arrived for the service at Edgwarebury Cemetery in north London. Kelly styled her hair in a high beehive of the singer’s trademark.
During her career, she released two albums, winning five Grammy awards for her, “Back to Black” album while making headlinesbecause of an eating disorder, destructive relationships and drug abuse. Although, her career ran short, Winehouse has made an impact on others in a tremendous way.
Since her death, her records have re-entered the charts around the world and tributes were given by fans and fellow musicians. Many celebrities went to Twitter to share their thoughts about Winehouse.
“Such a talented girl, and a girl with such a huge future, but our hearts go out to her family, her loved ones. And everyone in the world feels sad we have lost someone with such great talent. Everyone’s love goes out to her family,” said David Beackham.
Kelly Osbourne said, “I love you forever Amy & will never forget the real you!”
Winehouse had a unique sense of style that caught much attention. For years, Winehouse wore Fred Perry designs who she later partnered with to start a fashion line. In October 2010, Winehouse put her fashion skills to use and sparked a 17-piece collection of pencil skirts, twinsets, wide belts,and gingham shirt dresses. Pink and black are predominant colors in collection.
Amy Winehouse collection was inspired by the 50′s and 60′s. During her launch at Fred Perry’s London store, Winehouse performed wearing an outfit from the collection, a V-neck sweater dress with black and pink checks. Below are a few photos from her collection. Take a look! Want more information about Amy’s collection, go to fredperry.com.