Designer Christian Siriano has paid tribute to male mannequin Jeremy Ruehlemann after his dying at age 27.
Ruehlemann, who was from New Jersey, made a reputation for himself modelling for manufacturers reminiscent of John Varvatos, Superdry, Macy’s, Zara, and Atelier Cillian. His dying was first introduced on Fb by his good friend Gianni Simpson, based on Footwear Information.
Within the put up shared on Sunday, Simpson mirrored on the pair’s 10-year friendship and their shared love of reside music, sports activities, vogue and tattoos. Ruehlemann’s modelling company confirmed his dying to The Unbiased.
On Sunday, Siriano expressed his unhappiness over Ruehlemann’s passing on Instagram, the place he described the mannequin as his “muse”.
“I’ve by no means posted something like this however to lose a good friend who was such a stupendous soul is simply actually onerous. That is for Jeremy, essentially the most lovely man that gave a lot like to everybody he met it doesn’t matter what. He was considered one of my muses and he at all times shall be. He impressed me and I’ll love him ceaselessly,” the designer captioned an album of photographs of Ruehlemann. “I’m sending all my like to his household and mates who misplaced somebody so particular.
“I do know we are going to meet once more in the future however proper now I simply need to hug him. Relaxation effectively J all of us love you a lot! Ship like to his household right this moment please.”
The American designer was not the one one from the style world to pay tribute to Ruehlemann, because the late mannequin was additionally remembered by Halston artistic director Ken Downing, who devoted an Instagram put up to the 27 yr previous and wrote: “Goodbye Candy Jeremy. RIP Jeremy Ruehlemann. Like to your loved ones who you adored, as a lot as they love and adored you. I’m heartbroken.”
Ruehlemann’s Instagram has additionally been inundated with messages of condolence from his followers and friends, with many taking to the feedback part beneath his most up-to-date put up to share the tributes.
“Relaxation in peace Jeremy. I’ll always remember you and your form coronary heart. You can be missed dearly,” one particular person wrote, whereas one other mentioned: “Relaxation in peace my brother.”
As of now, Ruehlemann’s explanation for dying has not been revealed.