It is a devastating day for each the style and wonder worlds. Legendary hairstylist and model creator, Oribe Canales, who was professionally referred to as simply “Oribe,” has handed away.

His longtime good friend and make-up artist, Mary Greenwell, was one of many first individuals to talk out about Canales passing, which she did in a heartbreaking tribute put up on her private Instagram account early this morning, December 17. “ORIBE is without doubt one of the nice ‘authentic’ hairdressers whose iconic standing grew alongside aspect the supermodels of the 80’ and 90’,” she wrote. “He was an excellent hairdresser and easily adored by all.” Because the information spreads, extra previous mates and colleagues are taking to social media to precise their love and appreciation for the icon. Presently, there’s little data surrounding his passing, however Attract has reached out to Oribe’s crew for remark.

Canales was a real trailblazer within the style and wonder business. Not solely did he create hairstyles backstage for a few of the greatest style exhibits within the ’80s and ’90s — many will do not forget that he was the mastermind behind the hair for Marc Jacob’s well-known grunge assortment that turned the tide of style within the early ’90s — however he additionally contributed his genius to almost each main style and wonder journal on the planet, together with Attract. For practically 25 years Canales work could possibly be seen on the pages of Attract, whether or not that was a beautiful updo on a supermodel, a glam blowout on a star cowl star, or his ideas and tips embedded in between the strains of how-to tales — inspiring readers and burgeoning hairstylists alike.

Oribe Canales on set with Jennifer Lopez for an Attract cowl shoot

Earlier than founding his bespoke hair-care line, Oribe, in 2008, Canales, was additionally a extremely revered editorial and superstar hairstylist whose roster of purchasers included the likes of Jennifer Lopez — with whom he labored with for a decade — Woman Gaga, Cher, Kate Moss, Barbra Streisand, and myriad extra.

Most lately, the Cuban-born American hairstylist was splitting his time between his houses in Miami, the place his namesake salon is positioned, and New York Metropolis. He shall be deeply missed by all. Members of the style and wonder business are taking to their social media accounts to precise their condolence, in addition to their unhappiness over his passing, together with nail artist Elle, and stylist Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele.

Attract presents its deepest condolences to Oribe’s mates, household, and family members presently.

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