On March 29, she was back in hospital.
She is survived by her mother, Patricia, and her brother, Scott, who paid tribute to his sister on social media.
“Sadly my inspirational sister Jo passed away defiantly last night, just after midnight,” Scott Ferguson said.
“No words, other than you will be desperately missed. Much Love, and trust you’ve found what you were looking for.”
Publicist Adam Worling called her “a darling of the fashion world”.
“Though, while she was obviously in a lot of pain these past few years, I hope we all remember how she used to light up a room with that smile. Someone who left us way too early.”
Interior designer Alex Zabotto-Bentley shared online how he would miss this “sweet, gentle, vulnerable” friend.
“It is a painful realisation that you left this journey to begin a new and very beautiful one,” Alex wrote.
“Jo has been unwell and her health failed her. You…