Virgil Abloh cause of death.

Virgil Abloh, an artistic director for Louis Vuitton menswear and chief executive officer of Milak based label Off-White breathed his last on 28th November 2021 at the age of 41.

Abloh ,the Renaissance man was known for many things : a successful DJ career, a thriving design practice, and the artistic direction of major fashion house Louis Vuitton.

Louis Vuitton parent company LVMH announced Abloh’s death in a tweet on Sunday, along with a joint statement with Louis Vuitton and Off-White.

Abloh died after a private battle with a “rare, aggressive form of cancer”.

“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,” Abloh’s Instagram read. 

  “We are all shocked after this terrible news,” said LVMH boss Bernard Arnault. “Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary; he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom.

“The LVMH family joins me in this moment of great sorrow, and we are all thinking of his loved ones after the passing of their husband, their father, their brother or their friend.”

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