Madonna honours French haute couture designer, Jean-Paul Gaultier in social media tribute

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Singer Madonna on stage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Photographed by JB Lacroix
Singer Madonna on stage during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards. Photographed by JB Lacroix

Madonna has saluted retiring fashion guru, Jean-Paul Gaultier, with a heartfelt tribute on social media.The famous designer staged his final runway show during the Paris Fashion week in his native France last Wednesday. 

The French haute couture and prêt-à-porter designer launched his fashion label in 1982. He been working with stars such as Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Lady Gaga and Rihanna among others for decades. 

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Yesterday, Madonna took to Instagram to celebrate his legacy, posting images of the two of them, she wrote, “Jean-Paul. Whatever you do Next, It will Be Genius!! I Am So Grateful to have Collaborated with you on so many Incredible Fashion Adventures! thru the Years. There is NO ONE like you. And Never will Be! Your Heart, Your Talent, Your Humor. You are one of a Kind. I Wish You All the Best.” 

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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