French designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, the creator of some of the most iconic dresses of the 1980s and 1990s, has died at the age of 73, his official fashion label announced Monday.

"It is with deep sadness that the House of Mugler announces the passing of Manfred Thierry Mugler," the fashion house, Mugler, wrote in a post with a photo of a young Mugler on Instagram.

“A visionary whose imagination as a couturier, perfumer and image-maker empowered people around the world to be bolder and dream bigger every day.” EFE