Supermodels pay tribute to George Michael

Following the surprise death of George Michael on Christmas Day, the fashion world took to social media to pay tribute to the pop superstar.

90s supermodels such as Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, and Christy Turlington who were featured on his iconic 1990 'Freedom!' music video paid their respects on Instagram.

Campbell posted two photos: one of them from the 1991 Versace show in which she, Evangelista, Crawford and Turlington walked the runway to the lyrics of 'Freedom' with the caption 'A great loss, peace in peace George Michael, the man with the golden, angelic voice # freedom90 was an honor.' The second photo was a portrait of George Michael with the caption '#my condolences to your family and loved ones, you will never know how many lives you touched with your soulful voice and your fight for LGBT rights . Stand Tall George the Angels 😇 are awaiting you !!! May you Rest In Peace 💔😪😪🙏🏾 #freedom90 '

In her post Crawford referred to her collaboration with Michael on 'Freedom '90' and said she was very honored to have been part of it at the time. 'Feeling very honored to have been part of #GeorgeMichael's #Freedom90 video. His bravery inspired all of us. RIP George 💔'

Linda Evangelista shared a picture of herself and Christy Turlington with Micheal from the 1990s with the caption 'I am beyond heartbroken and devastated by another tragic loss. R.I.P. dearest Georgy. #GeorgeMichael #ripgeorgemichael', while Christy Turlington thanked the singer for his 'soulful music and open heart,' 'it's a blue Christmas without you #GeorgeMichael Thank you for your soulful music and open heart 🙏🏽' read her post.

Editors, photographers and designers also commented on his sudden death on social media. Style icon and Designer Donatella Versace expressed her condolences. 'My dearest friend George, you will never be forgotten. RIP,' she wrote in an Instagram post. Star photographer Mario Testino posted a photo of Kate Moss & George Michael which he shot for Vogue Paris' October 2012 issue with the caption 'GEORGE MICHAEL - RIP, WE WILL MISS YOU. GEORGE MICHAEL - QPD, TE EXTRANAREMOS. @GeorgeMOfficial @KateMossAgency @VogueParis'

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