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RIP to one of the biggest names in fashion.

Designer, Louis Vuitton fashion director and CEO of OffWhite Virgil Abloh has died. The news was announced on his Instagram account. It was revealed that he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2019 called cardiac angiosarcoma, and he chose to endure his battle privately. He lost the battle on Sunday the 28th.

"We are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved Virgil Abloh, a fiercely devoted father, husband, son, brother, and friend," a message posted to the designer's Instagram account stated. "He is survived by his loving wife Shannon Abloh, his children Lowe Abloh and Grey Abloh, his sister Edwina Abloh, his parents Nee and Eunice Abloh, and numerous dear friends and colleagues."

Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Anault released a statement on behalf of Louis Vuitton and OffWhite after the news of his passing broke.

 The world of fashion has lost a legend. May his soul rest I'm peace.

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