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Harry Brant, son of Peter Brant, Stephanie Seymour, dead at 24

Harry Brant — the flamboyant fashionista son of polo-playing billionaire Peter Brant and supermodel Stephanie Seymour — has died of an accidental drug overdose, his family said on Monday. He was 24.

The gender-bending bon vivant — a hip couture icon along with his older brother Peter Jr. — was found dead on Sunday, just days before he was set to enter rehab, his parents said in a statement provided to The Post.

“It is with enormous sorrow that we share with you the news that our beloved son, Harry Brant, lost his battle with addiction and died due to an accidental overdose of prescription medication,” read the statement from Stephanie and Peter Brant.

“Our hearts are shattered. Harry wanted to overcome his addiction and was just days away from re-entering rehab.  

“We will forever be saddened that Harry’s life was cut short by this devastating disease. We ask that you please allow our family privacy as we attempt to cope with the loss of our beautiful, beautiful boy.”

Harry Brant and his mother, the model Stephanie Seymour, leaving the Marc Jacobs Fall 2020 runway show during New York Fashion Week.
Harry Brant and his mother, the model Stephanie Seymour, leaving the Marc Jacobs Fall 2020 runway show during New York Fashion Week.
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Harry and his brother — frequently described as the male version of wealthy celebrity sisters Paris and Nicky Hilton — were known fixtures at New York City’s hottest parties and front-row attendees of top international fashion shows.

“Harry loved fashion and was a trailblazer of beauty and cosmetic products for men – collaborating with a major brand on a unisex cosmetic line,” his family said.

“He achieved a lot in his 24 years, but we will never get the chance to see how much more Harry could have done.”

Growing up in their privileged world, Harry would walk through the family’s mansion on its 300-acre estate in Greenwich, Ct., complete with dozens of ponies, a polo field — and 41-foot sculpture by Jeff Koons in the front yard — and get quizzed by his dad on the names of the artists whose priceless works adorned the walls, Harper’s Bazaar magazine wrote in a profile of the family in 2014.

“If I got it right, I would get a dollar,” Harry told the mag.

The brothers’ father Peter Sr. is the Queens-born owner of newsprint manufacturer White Birch Paper and Brant Publications, Inc., whose holdings include the Andy Warhol-founded Interview magazine. Peter Sr. also is a world-renowned art collector and famously loves playing polo, although reportedly with a temper, earning him the nickname “the John McEnroe of polo.”

2015 Tribeca Ball

Harry Brant, his mother, the model Stephanie Seymour, and his father, industrialist/businessman Peter Brant, attend the 2015 Tribeca Ball at New York Academy of Art on April 13, 2015 in New York City.

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7th Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala New York

Peter Brant, left, and Harry Brant attend the 7th Annual amfAR Inspiration Gala New York at Skylight at Moynihan Station on June 9, 2016 in New York City.

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Joan Smalls True Religion Collection Celebration

Peter Brant, left, and Harry Brant attend the Joan Smalls True Religion Collection launch event at Gramercy Park Hotel Rooftop on March 18, 2015 in New York City.

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DIOR & I New York Premiere

Peter Brant Jr, left, and Harry Brant at the Paris Theater in New York City.

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The boys’ gorgeous mother Seymour was one of lingerie company Victoria’s Secret’s first — and most famous — Angels.

Her handsome sons inherited her modeling genes and have worked for various agencies — as well as created a unisex makeup line for MAC Cosmetics.

Still, the eccentric, Gucci-loving siblings — and their parents — have been no strangers to controversy over the years.

Harry Brant outside the Alexander Wang show during the 2016 New York Fashion Week.
Harry Brant outside an Alexander Wang show during the 2016 New York Fashion Week.
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Harry Brant was busted in 2016 on larceny and drug raps for allegedly skipping out on a $27.85 cab fare and getting caught “with a white substance” that later tested positive as drugs.

That same year, his brother Peter was charged with assault after allegedly getting into a boozy brawl with a Port Authority cop at JFK Airport. In 2012, Peter also was caught joking online about killing President Obama.

In 2009, Peter Brant Sr. accused Seymour of being an “unfit mother” in divorce filings, alleging she popped pills and abused alcohol. The pair have since reconciled.

In 2014, Seymour was charged with DUI after reversing her Range Rover on a highway ramp and hitting a road sign.

Her husband also once did 84 days behind bars for tax evasion.

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