Fashion designer L’Wren Scott is dead. The 49 year old was found by her assistant at about 10am local time in her Manhattan apartment.
According to New York Daily News, Scott had earlier texted her assistant to come over to her apartment at about 8.30am. Her body was discovered when her assistant went into the flat at 200 11th Avenue, after which she dialed 911.
Her rock star boyfriend Mick Jagger, who’s currently touring with the Rolling Stones in Australia is said to be devastated by the news.
The two have been dating since 2002 when they first met.
The high profile fashion designer started her career in fashion as a stylist,before launching her own eponymous label in 2006.
High profile clients who are fans of the label include Oprah Winfrey, Nicole Kidman and Michelle Obama.
According to the Independent, she was rumored to be designing the wedding dress for Angelina Jolie for her forthcoming nuptials with Brad Pitt.