Polka-dotted at the Best Awards Gala at the Rainbow Room in New York, 1981.
NEW YORK CITY – DECEMBER 6: Sonia Rykiel attends The Best Awards Gala on December 6, 1981 at the Rainbow Room in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
At Paris Fashion Week in 1984.
Portrait taken on March 21, 1984 in Paris shows French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel. AFP PHOTO PIERRE GUILLAUD / AFP / PIERRE GUILLAUD (Photo credit should read PIERRE GUILLAUD/AFP/Getty Images)
Piling on the tassels at the Plaza Hotel in New York, 1988.
Sonia Rykiel arrives at Plaza Hotel, NYC, 1988. (Photo by Rose Hartman/Getty Images)
Piling on the accessories at a party against AIDS in Paris, 1989.
Sonia Rykiel during a party for the fight of AIDS in Paris – 1989. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
Trying out cheetah with actress Bernadette Lafont at the premiere of the play “Mortadela” in 1992.
Sonia Rykiel and Bernadette Lafont – Premiere of the play “Mortadela” in 1992. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
Matching her daughter Nathalie at the Paris couture shows, 1991.
Sonia Rykiel and Nathalie Haute Couture fashion show spring summer 1992 collection in Paris. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
Taking cover in her favorite material at a Cartier Foundation party in Paris, 1992.
Sonia Rykiel – Cartier Foundation party – 1992. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
Backstage with her best accessory, Yves Saint Laurent, at his spring 1993 show at Paris Fashion Week.
Sonia Rykiel – Yves Saint Laurent ready to wear fashion show spring summer 1993 collection in Paris. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
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Blending in with her background at the opening of “Sonia Rykiel: 25 Years of Creation” in Paris, 1993.
Covered head to toe to back in fur to be honored at the Fashion Group International Night of Stars at Cipriani, 2001.
Designer Sonia Rykiel honored at The Fashion Group International ‘Night Of Stars 2001: Dynasty – Generations of Design’ awards gala at Cipriani 42nd St. in New York City. 10/24/2001. Photo: Evan Agostini/ImageDirect.
Testing out color with Hermès’ Jean Louis Dumas to celebrate Jean Paul Gaultier’s Legion of Honor in Paris, 2001.
Sonia Rykiel and Jean Louis Dumas from Hermes fashion house, awards ceremony of Legion of Honor to Jean Paul Gaultier at Maxim’S in Paris 2001. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
With her daughter Nathalie at the Fashion Group International Awards in 2001.
396399 13: (ITALY OUT) Designer Sonia Rykiel and her daughter Natalie arrive at the 18th Annual Night of Stars Awards presented by the The Fashion Group International October 24, 2001 at Cipriani in New York City. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani/Getty Images)
Becoming one with the fur at her store opening in London in 2002.
UNITED KINGDOM – DECEMBER 13: Designer Sonia Rykiel, Designer Sonia Rykiel Finally Opens A Shop In London, The Party Moved On To Berkeley Square Where Everyone Danced The Night Away. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images)
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Adding a furry addition to her own mane at a premiere in Paris, 2002.
FRANCE – SEPTEMBER 09: Sonia Rykiel in Paris, France on September 09, 2002. (Photo by Alain BENAINOUS/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
In platforms with her daughter Nathalie at her spring 2007 show at Paris Fashion Week.
Sonia Rykie, designer and daughter Nathalie Rykiel (Photo by Marc Ausset-Lacroix/WireImage)
Adding some color with a male model at her spring 2007 show at Paris Fashion Week.
Sonia Rykiel – Sonia Rykiel fashion show masculine collections spring summer 2007. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
Making her rounds at the 2009 Jean Paul Gaultier couture show in Paris, 2009.
PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 08 : Fashion designer Sonia Rykiel attends the Jean-Paul Gaultier: Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture A/W 2009/10 at the JP Gaultier Studio on July 08, 2009 in Paris, France. ( Photo by Foc Kan/Wireimage )
Staying warm at her fall 2011 show at Paris Fashion Week.
Sonia Rykiel backstage at her Fall 2011 show in Paris, France, March 2011.
And staying cool at her spring 2011 show at Paris Fashion Week.
PARIS – OCTOBER 02: Nathalie Baye and Sonia Rykiel attend the Sonia Rykiel Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2011 show during Paris Fashion Week on October 2, 2010 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)