Famous Pinoy fashion designer Pepsi Herrera passed away on Friday, February 10. He was 56 years old.
His death was confirmed by one of his closest friends and fellow designer, Edwin Tan on his Facebook account.
“If I make a request, kindly say a little prayer for Pepsi. Let us all make him feel loved,” Tan posted.
The exact cause of death was not revealed, however, reports state that he died of heart attack.
Herrera’s body was cremated Friday afternoon. He will be laid to rest on Sunday at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig.
Herrera is best known for working on gowns for the likes of Kim Chiu, Erich Gonzales, Coleen Ortega, among others. Celebrities experessed their sadness over Herrera’s sudden passing on Twitter.
I still cant believe it… im shocked… RIP Pepsi Herrera… love you always… 😭 always…
— kim chiu (@prinsesachinita) February 10, 2017
Rip Pepsi Herrera😔
— XIAN LIM (@XianLimm) February 10, 2017
RIP Tito Pepsi Herrera 🙏🏻😭😭😭
— sheena halili (@mysheenahalili) February 10, 2017
I just found out that Mr. Pepsi Herrera just passed away 😢. Still grateful for you have made my… https://t.co/q8q4HPAuks
— Heaven Peralejo (@hperalejo) February 10, 2017
Thank you sir pepsiherrera sa bonding.. All of us will miss you. 😔😔😔🙏 https://t.co/vdZDGdUnzy
— Fourth Pagotan (@imFourthPagotan) February 10, 2017
Netizens also expressed sadness over Herrera’s passing.
Truly, it’s a sad day for Philippine fashion industry.