The icon has died at the age of 95.
She was a social icon, a fashion legend, and an artist in her own right. This morning, news broke that the inimitable Gloria Vanderbilt had passed away at the age of 95. "Gloria Vanderbilt was an extraordinary woman who loved life and lived it on her own terms," her son, Anderson Cooper, said in a CNN broadcast. "What an extraordinary life. What an extraordinary mom. What an incredible woman." Here, a look at this incredible woman's life.