Day: September 25, 2021

Richard Buckley Remembered for His Kindness, Intellect and Sense of Fun

Fashion journalist Richard Buckley, who died Sunday at age 72 after a long illness, was remembered Tuesday by friends and former colleagues as a man of “fierce intellect” with immaculate taste; deep knowledge of fashion, art, music and culture, and a mischievous sense of humor. Above all, he was recalled as a loyal friend, and supporter and influence on his companion of 35 years, Tom Ford.

Here, friends and former colleagues remember him:

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Stella McCartney: “Anyone who knew Richard will agree he had such grace and wit, a charm that struck you instantly. Piercing blue eyes that made your legs wobble, and a cheeky smile that made you want to sneak off with him and cause innocent trouble. He dedicated himself to you, and made you feel like the only person in the room. He survived a traumatic past to build a beautiful future, and family,

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