Myriam Ullens, founder of Maison Ullens, left this world on Wednesday morning, killed by her son-in-law. She will not be remembered for this tragedy, but rather for her vision of fashion and style, for her strong taste for art and for her big heart.
It is with sadness that we learned Wednesday the death of Myriam Ullens, at the age of 70 years. The information was confirmed by a statement from the Belgian luxury fashion brand.
This independent and committed woman had, like cats, several lives. And her name will be remembered not because of her murder, but because of the many things she accomplished during her life.
Born Lechein, she spent her childhood in Germany before moving to Belgium for her studies. At the age of 24, in 1976, she launched her first business, La petite salade, which she sold four years later to create a professional pastry shop called Sweetly.
In 1991, her life changed after meeting her future husband, Baron Guy Ullens de Schooten Whettnall. After a marriage, a title of nobility and a new life, she sold her pastry shop to devote herself to humanitarian work, with the creation of several associations.
A woman with a big heart
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