Virgil Abloh, the CEO of Off White and a designer for Louis Vuitton, died of cancer at the age of 41, according to a statement from the firm.
Virgil Abloh, who is of Ghanaian descent because both of his parents are Ghanaians, began working for the prestigious fashion house Louis Vuitton in 2018. Virgil Abloh, Virgil Abloh, Virgil A At the age of 41, Virgil Abloh succumbed to cancer. His death has come as a shock to the fashion business, as well as a blow to Ghanaians.
This is the statement from the company
When he first started working at Fendi as an intern, he worked alongside American rapper Kanye West and became the first American of African origin to be named artistic director of a French luxury house.
Burna Boy promoted Virgil Abloh as he sung a line in the song “I GOT EVERY LOUIS V COLLECTION FROM VIRGILLLLLL” in his new song “Want It All” ft Polo G.
Celebrities condolence to the Virgil Abloh
Rest well king 💔😢 pic.twitter.com/aNBcA6SPrg
— YUNG BULL🐃 (@YAWTOG_) November 28, 2021
rest in peace to virgil abloh. thank you for giving us these iconic album covers pic.twitter.com/3M6DY1jrsb
— tuc (@NikeTechSoulja) November 28, 2021
Virgil Abloh was born on September 30, 1980, Illinois USA to Ghanaian immigrant parents.
The artistic director of Louis Vuitton's menswear collection who doubled as the CEO of the Milan-based label Off-White originally hails from the Volta Region.
— Albert Nat Hyde (@BongoIdeas) November 28, 2021
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