Gigi Hadid, Hailey Bieber and More Mourn the Death of Virgil Abloh

Amanda Gorman: “What a loss—Virgil, your talent and soul will be sorely missed. Your grandmother would be proud of me for having met you. I feel so honored to have worn a wonderful piece you made. When I first met you, I felt that I was wearing the work of a designer who transcends past and future. Let us create new images where we have erased the past ones, to paraphrase what you said. You are the king of power.

Gucci“We want to express our deepest condolences and gratitude to the family of Virgil Abloh. He was an inspiration for us all as a designer as well as a person. While Virgil Abloh will be missed deeply, the vision he shared throughout his career will never die.

Off-WhiteVirgil Abloh’s passing was announced by Farfetch, New Guards Group, and Off-White. Andrea Grilli and Davide De Giglio, Virgil was a visionary, a genius but above all he was a family man. We can’t even begin to express the grief that his death has caused in our hearts. His love, his legacy and his spirit will be with us always. Thank you for changing our lives, Virgil. Your brother, Rest in Power. We send our condolences to Shannon, Grey and Lowe, as well as the entire Abloh Family.

Louis VuittonLVMH, Louis Vuitton, and Off White regret to inform you that Virgil Abloh died on Sunday, November 28, 2018, from cancer. He had been fighting the disease privately for many years. Bernard ArnaultCEO of LVMH said that he was shocked at the terrible news. Virgil was a genius designer, visionary and a man of great insight. “The LVMH family is with me during this difficult time and we all think of the loved ones who have lost their brother, father and son.