Sad news, y’all. Chris March , a popular avant-garde costume designer — whom you may remember from the fourth season of Project Runway — has died.
He was 56 years old.
According to roots close to Chris’ category, the clothes designer died Thursday afternoon at his house from an self-evident heart attack. March had been in and out of the hospital a bit over the last year, but even with that, the heart attack was completely unexpected by doctors and loved ones.
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About two years ago, March suffered a nasty fall at his apartment, and was eventually placed in a medically-induced coma by physicians. Related to the fall, he had been battling medical problems for fairly some time more recently. Up until the very end of his life though, according to TMZ , March was still designing dresses and had work projects lined up, so it’s clear nothing expected his health to take a turn like this.
His career covered quite a few different fashion-related television undertakings, and he garmented an impressive roster of -Alist idols for his manner roster, including Beyonce , Madonna , Lady GaGa , and Meryl Streep . It became a bit of an iconic thing to see Meryl in March — not formerly, but twice — over the years.
Plus, he had significant television know-how, as well. Not exclusively was the designer a finalist on Project Runway during the course of its show’s fourth season, he likewise appeared on Project Runway All Stars , and at one point had his own present on Bravo called Mad Fashion .
Real Housewives of New York City fans ought to remember him, too, for the labor he did on the establish helping to find elaborate costumes for Sonja Morgan . And as you might recall from having watched the fourth season of Project Runway , March was unique for his memorable titter, which came out pretty much all the time on the demo. As he was depicted during the season, he was amiable, funny, and always having a good time( below ):
What a recreation and funny storage … not to mention such a talented designer!
He established it to the final round of that appearance, and he was working successfully far beyond it right up until his death. Truly, an impressive career.
Our most sincere condolences go to March’s family, friends, and loved ones during this trying time. We can’t begin to imagine what they’re going through after his death.
Rest in Peace, Chris.
We leave you with one last-place chortle from Chris, courtesy of Andy Cohen …
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This is how I’m going to remember Chris March, dressed as Lisa Vanderpump as I wear a Giggy costume he made for one of our first Halloween specials. Chris was a finalist on Season 4 of Project Runway. He designed for everyone from Beyonce, Gaga, Madonna, Meryl, Prince and numerous famous downtown drag princess( And Sonja Morgan !). He had a big booming laugh; he was a joy and enthralled. #RIP
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