With great sadness: Warrior Virgil dies at the age of 41, due to cancer

Warrior Virgil Abloh passed away after a struggle with illness in November 2021 at the age of 41

About the warrior Virgil Abloh

Virgil was born on September 30, 1980, in Rockford, Illinois.
He attended and graduated from Abloh School in 1998.

Warrior Virgil then attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in 2006.
Then he developed his studies and obtained a master’s degree in architecture.
Warrior Virgil Abloh, due to a penchant for designs and typography at the university level, developed until,
Become warrior Virgil, the fashion designer we live in, and American businessman.

He was also the technical director of West Vuitton (men’s clothing) from 2018 until his death in 2021.
Abloh was also CEO of Milan-based label From White, a fashion house he founded in 2012.

The famous architect and fashion designer, Abloh, got into the street fashion business in Chicago in 2009, along with Kanye West (American rapper).

The two warriors Virgil and Kanye West started an artistic collaboration to realize the Abloh entity in terms of creating the Off-White entity.
Warrior Virgil became the first African-American to hold the position of artistic director at the French fashion house “Louis”.

His name was previously mentioned in the 2018 magazine as: (One of the 100 most influential people in the world).

About his disease, Cardiovascular Sarcoma

“We are devastated by the announcement of the death of warrior Virgil Abloh, a devoted father, husband and friend.

His illness was discovered some time ago and lasted for more than two years, during this period the heroic warrior Virgil struggled patiently with a rare type of cancer, which is (cardiac vascular sarcoma).

After being diagnosed with the disease in 2019, he chose to bear the burden of his battle alone, and received difficult treatments, hoping for a cure, and amid all this, the warrior Virgil was doing his best to show his work to the fullest, as he ran many important institutions covering fashion, art and culture.

Also, regardless of the very difficult period he went through, his work ethic was not shaken, and his great dreams, optimism and dedication to work did not stop.
Where the warrior Virgil was known for his devotion to his profession, which he loves and in which he produces everything new, and his mission to open horizons for others to achieve equality in the fields of art and design.

Much was written about him in the event of the death of the warrior Virgil, and they all praised him, for example:

Arno wrote on Instagram on the death of warrior Virgil: “Virgil Abloh has been the core of modern creativity, it has always been a privilege to work with him on many occasions and I have always been amazed at the amount of groundbreaking ideas that come out of his brain.”

Goodbye warrior Virgil Abloh, the pioneering designer who added so much to streetwear and haute couture and one of the most famous makers of refined taste in fashion and beyond, due to the dreaded Cancer at the age of 41.

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