Christian Audigier Dead: Ed Hardy Designer Dies at 57 After Cancer Battle

Christian Audigier
French designer Christian Audigier died at age 57.  Florian Seefried/Getty Images

French designer Christian Audigier has passed away at age 57, TMZ and WWD report. 

Audigier had been battling cancer since January and had previously told TMZ that he was suffering from myelodysplastic syndrome, the same bone disease that Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts was diagnosed with back in 2012. 

The famed designer is most known for his work with Ed Hardy, but has also worked on lines for Levi’s, Diesel, Guess, American Outfitters, Bisou Bisou, and XOXO. 

His most famous brands, Ed Hardy and Von Dutch, were made popular by celebrities like Ashton Kutcher, Audrina Patridge, and Jon Gosselin in the early 2000s. Two of his biggest celebrity supporters were Madonna and the late Michael Jackson.  

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