L'Wren Scott found dead

In her New York apartment

L'Wren Scott, fashion designer and girlfriend of Mick Jagger, has been found dead at age 49.

Her body was reportedly found by her assistant in her New York apartment this morning.

Scott was a former stylist who launched her eponymous label in 2006. Her clothes were a favourite on the red carpet amongst Hollywood stars such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman and Amy Adams.

No official report about the cause of her death has yet been made.

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