The fashion maverick, also creative head at Louis Vuitton, had been suffering from an aggressive form of cancer for two years
The 41-year-old, who was the creative director for Louis Vuitton and Off-White, had cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare, aggressive form of the disease, according to an announcement on his official Instagram page.
“We are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved Virgil Abloh,” it said. “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...
The Guardian. Virgil Abloh: Off-White designer dies at 41