The fashion world is shocked by the sudden death of the celebrity stylist and former fashion editor.
Annabel Tollman died suddenly in her sleep at 36. The British stylist lived and worked in NYC, where she was best known for her affinity for old-Hollywood glamour and for dressing celebrity clients including Scarlett Johansson, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Liv Tyler, and Shakira.
Annabel Tollman Cause Of Death:
The fashion world is in mourning over the shocking news of her untimely death. The stylist died suddenly in her sleep in her West Village apartment from a blood clot this week, sources confirmed to The Cut. The stylist appears to have died of natural causes, according to a spokesman for the New York Police Department. Officers were called to her apartment at approximately 5PM on Thursday. Although there are no signs of suspicious behavior an autopsy is planned.
Annabel’s Family Speaks Out:
Her family took to her Facebook page to post a message, saying: “We thank you all for honoring our beloved Annabel. Her beauty, spirit, and love will remain in our hearts always. At this time, there is not confirmation of what caused this tragedy and we ask that you respect Annabel’s privacy, legacy, and honor and continue to think of her just as she was, perfect in every way. When we have news to share regarding memorial services and celebrating her life, we will be sure to make an announcement.”
Annabel was born in Brussels in 1977 and earned her degree in fashion journalism from Central St. Martins. Prior to taking on the role as a celebrity stylist, Annabel worked at Wallpaper* magazine and served as Interview magazine’s first-ever fashion director. She left the magazine to pursue celebrity styling full time in 2008. In 2010 she was voted one of the 50 most stylish New Yorkers by Stylecaster. In 2011 she was named one of the 25 most powerful stylists in Hollywood by The Hollywood Reporter. Additionally, her work has appeared in The New York Times, Vogue UK, The Daily Telegraph, Marie Claire, and WWD. She also appeared in a variety of television shows, including The Rachael Ray Show, LXTV, Fox News, and Kimora Lee Simmons’ Life in The Fab Lane. The talented stylist also contributed to Hollywood Life, providing red carpet recaps and award show roundups. At the time of her death, Annabel was in the process of developing a Bravo reality show.