Jean Paul Gaultier Pays Tribute to Amy Winehouse at Paris Fashion Week

Celebrity Style Jan. 26, 2012 AT 10:31AM
Jean Paul Gaultier Pays Tribute to Amy Winehouse at Paris Fashion Week Credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty; PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty; Pascal Le Segretain/Getty

It's been just six months since Amy Winehouse passed away at the age of 27, and her legacy is still going strong, not just in music.

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Channeling her iconic style, fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier put on his Haute Couture runway show in Paris Wednesday with models dressed as the late singer -- strong winged black eyeliner, beehive hairstyle and all!

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"Amy Winehouse was a true style icon. What she stands for above all, is uniqueness. Both in music and the way she dressed, she mixed a great many influences to create her style," Gaultier told AFP reporters backstage at his runway show.

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Winehouse's July 23 passing was ruled "death by misadventure," according to a coroner's statement in October. "She had consumed sufficient alcohol...and the unintended consequence of such potentially fatal levels was her sudden and unexpected death."

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