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Founder of Off White & Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton Ghanaian-American Virgil Abloh dies at 41
Updated: Nov 28, 2021
France's holding-multinational corporate and conglomerate, specializing in luxury goods LVMH has announced the passing of Virgil Abloh.
The designer Virgil Abloh at the Off-White show at Paris Fashion Week earlier this month.Credit...Francois Durand/Getty Images
LVMH Group announced the passing of Virgil Abloh via the company twitter account. According to the statement made by LVMH Group, Virgil Abolh died after battling cancer from several years. Abloh was born to Ghanaian immigrant parents in the U.S. He used fashion as a tool to change predetermined perceptions of dress codes as well as to promote African Culture.