Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41
NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Virgil Abloh, a leading fashion executive hailed as the Karl Lagerfeld of his generation, has died after a private battle with cancer.
He was 41. Abloh’s death was announced Sunday by LVMH Louis Vuitton and the Off White label, the brand he founded.
A statement from Abloh’s family on the designer’s Instagram account said for the last two years, Abloh battled cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare form of cancer in which a tumor occurs in the heart.
Abloh is survived by his wife Shannon Abloh and his children, Lowe and Grey.
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