The irresistible blonde with blue eyes on the posters certainly decorated the rooms and closets of bachelors of the 80s and 90s. Tatja Patits was one of the leading models of her time and appeared on the cover of the magazine several times. Fashion.

Sadly, she passed away Wednesday morning. Her mager has confirmed that she has lost her battle with breast cancer. Her colleagues, also world famous top models, remember Patitz as a kind woman and a pure soul.

“She was a beautiful soul”, — wrote top model Hele Christensen. “Rest in peace, dear Tatya. We didn’t know each other that well persolly, but your presence always bothered me. Your sincerity, grace, kindness and inner strength came from you. We will miss youher colleague Yasmine Gauri said to her in the sky. And gazelle Naomi Campbell she expressed her sadness using emojis of hearts and white doves.

Tatya Patits shone not only on the catwalks and front pages of fashion magazines. She also appeared in the George Michael music video. to the song Liberty since 1990. Her court photographer Herb Ritz claimed in the 1990s that he photographed her more than any model of the time because of her unusual face.