Tragedy as popular Australian fashion designer and close friend of Roxy Jacenko dies aged 36 after a long battle with a serious illness
- Edwina Horseman, the designer of fashion label H Brand, has died aged 36
- Horseman lived in Bellevue Hill in Sydney’s east and has three young children
- It’s understood she had battled a long term illness and had a heart condition
A successful Australian fashion designer has died at the age of 36 after struggling with a long term illness.
Edwina Horseman made a name for herself in the fashion industry with the launch of her luxury cashmere and fur label H Brand.
She is understood to have passed away in her home in Bellevue Hill in Sydney’s east last week, The Daily Telegraph reported.
Ms Horseman has three children aged ten, eight and six who she shares with her former partner Joe Dahdah.
Edwina Horseman (pictured left) has died at the age of 36. She was the designer behind fur and cashmere label H Brand and good friends with Roxy Jacenko (right)
She and Mr Dahdah had separated a year ago.
The 36-year-old launched the label back in 2011 with her sister before going on to unveil two other brands with business partner Tara Cunniffe – Theron and H Brand Faux.
Ms Horseman was close with a lot of Sydney’s most esteemed socialites and has been pictured with PR powerhouse Roxy Jacenko and billionaire heiress Francesca Packer at several exclusive events.
Friends told the publication along with her long term illness Ms Horseman had a pre-existing heart condition, suffering a heart attack at just 22-years-old.
It’s believed a family member found her at her home on Monday.
Ms Horseman was a mother to three children aged ten, eight and six who she shares with her former partner Joe Dahdah (Ms Horseman is pictured centre right with other socialites such as Roxy Jacenko, left)
The fashion designer had also battled an eating disorder for several years.
Her last major public appearance had been in 2017 for a charity fundraiser.
An autopsy will now be conducted to determine the cause of death while funeral arrangements are made.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted H Brand for comment.
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The 36-year-old (second from right) had launched the label back in 2011 with her sister before going on to unveil two other brands with business partner Tara Cunniffe – Theron and H Brand Faux