Star fashion designer Peter Hidalgo died at the age of 53.
Hidalgo is said to have died on January 17th at a homeless shelter in New York City.
His spokeswoman Marion Greenberg confirmed the sad news. The cause of death has not yet been clarified.
according to WWD Reportedly, Peter’s former employer, Miguel Adlover, revealed that he lived in a homeless shelter while waiting to qualify for public housing.
“I know he feels sick. It was really hard to get in touch with him,” Miguel told the publication.
“Peter, I love you. I have a family, so I should go back to Santo Domingo,” he added.
“Also, you know how New York is. If you don’t have the money, it’s a really hard city to survive. He wasn’t too young. I was devastated.”
Hidalgo was co-winner of the Fashion Group International Women’s Wear “Rising Star” award in 2010.
Primarily in collaboration with individual clients, he dressed like Kanye West Nicki Minaj For the opening performance of the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards.
He also dressed up as an usher at the 2011 MTV Music Video Awards.
In 2019, he worked with artists David Salle and SIF Magazine to design a cocktail dress that screen-printed Salle’s art.
Actress Scarlett Johansson modeled three different ASIF cover dresses.
Tatijana Shoan, Editor-in-Chief of ASIF, said:
A private memorial service for Hidalgo is planned for this spring.
Hidalgo survives by mother and siblings whose names have not yet been identified
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Peter Hidalgo dies – fashion designer dressed in Kanye dies "at a homeless shelter" at the age of 53
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