SiriusXM remembers fashion industry icon André Leon Talley, dead at 73

In honor of his passing, SiriusXM will re-air interviews and specials featuring André Leon Talley on Radio Andy (Ch. 102) and Studio 54 Radio (Ch. 54).

Jackie Kolgraf
January 19, 2022

SAVANNAH, GA – NOVEMBER 02: Andre Leon Talley speaks during ‘The Gospel According to André’ Q&A during the 21st SCAD Savannah Film Festival on November 2, 2018 in Savannah, Georgia. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SCAD)

SiriusXM is saddened to hear of the passing of fashion legend André Leon Talley. Talley started at Vogue as the fashion news director in 1983, reaching creative director status (and serving as the magazine’s first Black male creative director) by 1987 before moving to W Magazine in Paris in 1995. He returned to Vogue as the editor-at-large in 1998, staying through 2013. A documentary about his life and career, The Gospel According to André, was released in 2018.

Join SiriusXM in paying tribute to Talley’s life and undeniable influence during a special edition of The Marc and Myra Show on Studio 54 Radio (Ch. 54) as hosts Marc Benecke and Myra Scheer play music and share memories from Talley’s friends and loved ones, including model and Studio 54 regular Pat Cleveland on January 23 at 10pm ET 

Additionally, tune in to Radio Andy (Ch. 102) this weekend, January 22 and 23, to hear a marathon of Full Length with André Leon Talley from 2017, featuring interviews with Whoopi Goldberg, Norma Kamali, Wendy Williams, Zac Posen, and Tamron Hall. You can also hear Talley’s interviews from SandylandAndy Cohen Live, and Bevelations.

On an episode of Bevelations, available to stream on the SXM App, host Bevy Smith interviewed Talley about his 2020 book, The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir. Smith describes Talley as someone she’s long admired who has been an inspiration to her for decades.