The son of former 90s supermodel Stephanie Seymour, Harry Brant, died at the age of 24 for one drug overdose after a long battle with addiction.
Harry was found lifeless on Sunday after suffering an accidental overdose of prescription drugs, according to the New York Times. The boy was the son of the supermodel Stephanie Seymour, 52, and her billionaire husband Peter Brant, 73
He and brother Peter II, 27, had founded one unisex makeup line along with MAC call Brant Brothers. Harry had also been a reporter for the magazine Interview owned by his father who hoped he could assign him a larger creative role after the boy had been in rehab this year and seemed to have recovered.
In fact, Harry had relapsed in recent weeks, so much so that his death, according to media reports, occurred just days before he was back in rehab.
His family said in an official statement: “We will forever be saddened by the knowledge that his life has been abruptly cut short by this devastating disease. He’s lived through a lot in his 24 years, but we’ll never get a chance to see how much more Harry could have done ”.
Stephanie Seymour, born in 1968, whose modeling career exploded in the 90s, appeared on the cover of Vogue and in numerous issues of Sports Illustrated, was one of the leading lingerie models and for Victoria’s Secret and represented, together with other famous colleagues, the golden moment of the top models of those years.
In the 2006 book In Vogue, The Illustrated History of the World’s Most Famous Fashion Magazine, Seymour is mentioned among the “most famous supermodels” along with Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford e Naomi Campbell.
Many will also remember her for some famous glossy loves. Like that for con Axl Rose, singer of Guns N’ Roses. In fact, Stephanie, beautiful and very young, is the protagonist of two famous videos of the group, taken from wonderful songs: Don’t Cry e November Rain.