The American fashion designer and founder of Off white, Virgil Abloh. Dies at 41, after a private battle with cancer.
Virgil Abloh is an entrepreneur, he was named the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear in 2018, and the chief executive officer of the Milan-based label.
He died on the 28th of November 2021. Abloh is survived by his wife Shannon and their two children.
Why is Virgil Abloh famous
Virgil Abloh is one of the most famous fashion designers today because he is the first African -American fashion designer to play a prominent role in the luxury fashion industry.
LVMH boss Bernard Arnault said ” Virgil was not only a genius designer, a visionary, he was also a man with a beautiful soul and great wisdom.
How did Virgil Abloh meet Kanye west?
He first met the popular musician kayne west while working on his designs at a Chicago print shop.