Khalid Al Qasimi, founder and creative director of eponymous fashion label, Qasimi, passed away on Monday at the age of 39. The fashion designer died in London, leaving behind an army of admirers, supporters and friends who hailed his talents as a designer. Al Qasimi, born Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasim is the son of His Highness, Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates. In 1980 the crown prince moved to the U.K at the age of nine and went on to study architecture and fashion design at Central Saint Martins. In 2008 alongside designer Elliott James Frieze, he launched Qasimi and has been showing menswear and womenswear in London (and briefly in Paris) since then. Read more at Evening Standard.