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Eric Pe Benito Has Passed Away—Here Are Tributes To The A-List Stylist

His clients and industry friends express how much they will miss him

Eric Pe Benito, a celebrity stylist and image consultant, has passed away, prompting many of his A-list clients to share their best memories of him. 

The man of timeless style wasn't only a colleague, but a good friend whose company was deeply cherished by some of the biggest names in fashion and entertainment. And to them, his is a presence that can never be replaced, and a spirit that could never be forgotten.

Here are some of the tributes about him that have been shared:  

"I will always remember Eric @evpebenito to be that one friend who will fight for you no matter what it takes... but he can also be your worst critic... and you will sincerely love him for that!! ❤️ Thank you Eric for everything... especially for your LOVE and FRIENDSHIP!! ❤️ My prayers for his eternal repose."

Charo Santos-Concio 

"My...💔 Eric was such a wonderful, positive human being. He will be missed 🙏🏻"

Karen Davila 

"Oh, Eric..! my friend & wardrobe stylist since 2012... You always rooted for me, always took care of me.. I’ll miss you. Rest in Peace, my Fab Dear."

Dawn Zulueta

"Will miss you my friend."

 Kaye Tinga 

Meanwhile, other personalities also reacted with their condolences and prayers, including celebs Jessy Mendiola, Erik Santos, and Jed Madela, as well as Eric's fellow stylist Kim Yap, fashion designer Michael Leyva, makeup artist Juan Sarte, and dancer and choreographer Georcelle Dapat-Sy of G-Force. 

Eric's last Tweet was just 14 hours ago as of this writing, giving rise to speculation that his passing had been unexpected. 

His cause of death has not been disclosed, but it is known that he had undergone surgery for a brain tumor a few years ago. 

Rest in peace, Eric. 

Photos from @dawnzulueta