Washington: After battling most cancers for a number of years, star clothier Virgil Abloh handed away on the age of 41.
Virgil, who died on Sunday, was the founding father of the style firm Off-White and menswear creative director at Louis Vuitton.
His demise was confirmed by his labels on social media, Selection reported.
“We’re all shocked after this horrible information. Virgil was not solely a genius designer, a visionary, he was additionally a person with a fantastic soul and nice knowledge,” LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault wrote on Instagram.
“The LVMH household joins me on this second of nice sorrow, and we’re all considering of his family members after the passing of their husband, their father, their brother or their good friend,” he added.
In response to the assertion, Virgil opted to maintain his most cancers personal after being recognized in 2019, present process remedies whereas persevering with to work as one of many vogue trade’s main voices.