The barrier-breaking fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41


The creative designer for Louis Vuitton, the founder of the much sought-after brand off white, and one of the world's leading black fashion designers, Virgil abloh, is no more abloh passed away on Sunday due to cancer. Virgil abloh was a trailblazer in the world of high street fashion and design.

  Here's a report, Virgil, abloh fashion's, highest-profile, Black designer and the creative mind behind Louis Vuitton's. Menswear collections died on Sunday of cancer. Abloh, who was American, had worked to transform the french luxury brand since being brought in as the men's artistic director in 2018. , his arrival marked the marriage between streetwear and high-end fashion, mixing sneakers and camouflage pants with tailored suits and evening gowns. His influences included graffiti art, Hip-hop, and skateboard culture, a style embraced by Louis Vuitton, as it sought to attract younger customers in July of 2021 parent company lvmh expanded its role to include launching new brands and partnering with existing ones in a variety of sectors, beyond fashion Lvmh also bought a sixty percent stake in a blows. Off-White label which had folded into the parent company abloh, who was 41, had been battling. A rare, aggressive form of cancer cardiac Angiosarcoma according to a post on his Instagram page lvmh chief executive bernard Arnaud, said quote: Virgil was not only a genius designer a visionary, he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom.

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