Sad news in the fashion industry as Louis Vuitton Artistic Director,Virgil Abloh lost his battle with cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma. He was 41.
Abloh’s family shared the heartbreaking news on his social media pages ,which 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 by his loving wife Shannon Abloh, his children Lowe Abloh and Grey Abloh, his sister Edwina Abloh, his parents Nee and Eunice Abloh, and numerous dear friends and colleagues. For over two years, Virgil valiantly battled a rare, aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma. He chose to endure his battle privately since his diagnosis in 2019, undergoing numerous challenging treatments, all while helming several significant institutions that span fashion, art, and culture.”
He was known as the founder of the Off-White brand. May his soul rest in peace.