Virgil Abloh Loses Cancer Battle Aged 41

Tributes have poured in for Virgil Abloh, the influential and era-defining designer at the helm of Louis Vuitton menswear and Off-White, who passed away Sunday, November 28 from a rare form of cancer. The announcement came as a shock to the industry, as the 41-year-old had decided to keep the illness, cardiac angiosarcoma, private since his diagnosis in 2019; enduring debilitating treatments behind closed doors while continuing to shape and lead the two behemoth fashion brands.

A post shared on his own Instagram today reads: “We are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved Virgil Abloh, a fiercely devoted father, husband, son, brother, and friend. He is survived

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