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OFF-WHITE FOUNDER VIRGIL ABLOH DIES AGED 41: FANS PAY TRIBUTE

WHAT HAPPENED?

Off-White founder Virgil Abloh has died aged 41 after a battle with cancer on November 28, 2021.

The Illinois native was working as artistic director of menswear for Louis Vuitton at the time of his passing.

Abloh didn’t share his diagnosis of cancer in 2019, so news of his death came as a shock to many, with tributes coming from all over.

“RIP VIRGIL ABLOH,” Football star Kylian Mbappe wrote. “No one will forget the impact you had. God bless you my friend.”

Abloh was described as a “genius” and one of the most creative people in the world.