• Frank Ocean, Kanye West, and more lead tributes to Virgil Abloh

    1 month ago - By Dazed Digital

    Virgil Abloh , the game-changing fashion designer, Off-White founder, and Louis Vuitton artistic director, passed away yesterday at the age of 41 after a private battle with cancer.
    LVMH announced Abloh's death in a message shared by the conglomerate's CEO Bernard Arnault. It read : “We are all shocked after thishellip;
    Read more ...

     

  • Virgil Abloh Defined Hype for an Entire Generation

    Virgil Abloh Defined Hype for an Entire Generation

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    In 2018, shortly after Virgil Abloh 's debut collection as artistic director for menswear at Louis Vuitton, the designer posted an image of himself to Instagram , standing on the rainbow-colored runway that he had commissioned as a nod to The Wizard of Oz. The caption beneath
    Read more ...

     

  • Peers of Virgil Abloh Pay Tribute to the Designer

    Peers of Virgil Abloh Pay Tribute to the Designer

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    Over the weekend, a statement posted to Louis Vuitton Men's creative director and Off-White™ CEO Virgil Abloh 's Instagram revealed that the 41-year-old multi-hyphenate has died after more than two years battling cancer. Many of his peers have taken to social media to express their condolences and shared their fondest memories with the artist. Abloh joined Louis Vuitton in the summer of 2018 and was diagnosed with "a rare aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma" in 2019. His impact within the fashion industry has been undeniable, spanning across multiple genres including fashion...
    Read more ...

     

  • Fashion Trailblazer Virgil Abloh Dies at Age 41

    Fashion Trailblazer Virgil Abloh Dies at Age 41

    1 month ago - By Luxuo

    Image: LVMH
    Virgil Abloh, the founder of streetwear label Off-White and artistic director of Louis Vuitton's menswear, has passed away at the age of 41.
    The news of the designer's death broke out on Sunday afternoon and was confirmed by Abloh's family. For more than two years, Abloh had privately “battled a rare, aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma.”
    Abloh ascended to the highest echelons of fashion in 2018 when he was appointed the artistic director for Louis Vuitton 's menswear division. Earlier this year, LVMH expanded Abloh's portfolio and he was allowed to work across the...
    Read more ...

     

  • Louis Vuitton Dedicates SS22 Presentation to Virgil Abloh

    Louis Vuitton Dedicates SS22 Presentation to Virgil Abloh

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    Louis Vuitton has announced that it's upcoming Spring/Summer 2022 menswear presentation in Miami will be dedicated to "the life and legacy" of Virgil Abloh , who passed away yesterday aged just 41. Announcing the news with a short video titled "Virgil Was Here," Louis Vuitton described the late designer and creative director as a "creative genius." The video was accompanied by a status from Michael Burke, the Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton. In the statement, Burke said: "It is with profound sorrow that I learned of the passing of Virgil Abloh. Virgil was not only a friend, great...
    Read more ...