Goodbye Legendary Hair Visionary Oribe Canales

Oribe Canales the guru in beauty and a visionary in hair has died at the age of 62. He was the favorite in the industry and the one you’ll meet at fashion shows and red carpets.


Penelope Cruz, Christy Turlington, Naomi Campbell, Mylie Cyrus. “Devastated over the loss of this man. The most handsome. The funniest. The one and only. Oribe,” Turlington wrote. “Tell me this is not true … @oribe broken beyond words. Beautiful SOUL there will never be another. I love you forever ,” Campbell wrote. Miley Cyrus wrote “What they say is true ….. my heart is in a thousand tiny little pieces today….. can’t catch my breath ….. oh how I will miss my sweet friend @ORIBEcanales,” she wrote. “Knowing I can’t call you right now to laugh , to talk hair , to talk life ,to talk s—t, makes me shake in disbelief.”

Oribe mastered the looks for Gianni Versace’s, Chanel’s and Calvin Klein’s fashion shows. He created the bedhead look for Marc Jacobs’ iconic 1992 Perry Ellis collection, which marked the beginning of punk movement in fashion.

Canales’ celebrity client list included Jennifer Lopez, Cher, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Meghan Markle and many more. May he rest in peace the greatest hair visionary.