Bachelor star Snezana Markoski has joined a host of celebrities in mourning a popular hairdresser to the stars who mysteriously died last week.
Charlotte Pownall, 26, is believed to have died suddenly in her sleep at her home in Perth on June 12. Her cause of death is not yet known.
Markoski shared her disbelief at the death of Ms Pownall, who was her hairdresser when she married Sam Wood in a Byron Bay wedding last November.
‘Still can’t believe it,’ she wrote, adding a broken heart emoticon.
Charlotte Pownall, 26, is believed to have died suddenly in her sleep at her home in Perth on June 12. Her cause of death is not yet known
Bachelor star Snezana Markoski (pictured having her hair done by Ms Pownall and others at her wedding) has joined a host of celebrities in mourning
WAG queen Bec Judd’s sister Kate Twigley and Olympic swimmer Blair Evans also paid their respects in support of Ms Pownall’s close friend Thalia Jade.
‘Thinking of you T,’ Ms Twigley said, while Evans said she was ‘sending love’. Popular mum blogger Bec Douros added ‘I’m so sorry, how heartbreaking’.
Ms Jade, a Melbourne stylist who also helped prepare Markoski for the ceremony, spoke to Ms Pownall on the night she died.
Ms Pownall was well-known in Perth’s social scene and counted local celebrities including Samantha Wyllie, Lissy Graham, and Love Island contestant Tayla Damir as her clients.
She worked for Shane Dias Hair in Claremont before going freelance this year through the TxC Collective studio in Subiaco.
Hairdresser to the stars: Ms Pownall’s star-studded client list included Bachelorette contestant and fellow Perth resident Snezana Markoski
She was also the hairdresser for Snezana Markoski (pictured) when she tied the knot with Sam Wood in Byron Bay last November
Both institutions were among dozens of friends and colleagues who posted emotional tributes to social media in the days after her death.
‘It’s with extremely heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Charlotte, we were so saddened to hear the awful news of her passing,’ Shane Dias said in an Instagram post.
‘You were one of a kind Charlotte; smart, beautiful, brave, selfless. You lived your life to the fullest; even though it’s been cut incredibly short,’ he continued.
Ms Pownall was described by fashion director Samantha Wylie as a ‘kind, happy soul’.
In 2017, Ms Pownall was photographed styling Love Island contestant Tayla Damir
The hair stylist was well-known in the city’s social scene and was reported to have local celebrity clients including Samantha Wyllie and Lissy Graham
Ms Pownall’s cause of death has not been confirmed but she is believed to have died in her sleep
‘Your beauty shone from within and we are all lucky to have had the time with you we had. Taken far too young it’s hard to understand why! The best die young they say and girl you are most definitely one of “The Best”,’ Ms Wylie wrote in a poignant Instagram post.
‘Sending all my love and thinking of you guys. Charlotte was beautiful woman with so much energy, she will be so missed,’ one person commented.
‘I’m so sorry for everyone that loved her. That girl had great spunk and such a bright personality,’ another person said.