The 81-year-old Fashion designer writes, "I don’t want to show my pain. I resisted, I hesitated, I tried to be invisible, to pretend that nothing was wrong. It’s impossible, it’s not like me,” according to WWD.
Sonia Rykiel's Spring-Summer 2009 show
Rykiel has had many long years inspiring fashion and I don't doubt the positive impact the designer will have on the public's awareness of the disease and its impact.