Worldwide mourning for star designer who died early
Designer Virgil Abloh died of cancer at the age of 41. Stars like Hailey Bieber, Justin Timberlake and Drake mourn publicly.
Mourning for Virgil Abloh (1980-2021). The star designer died on November 28, 2021 of cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare and particularly aggressive heart tumor. He was 41 years old. Several stars mourn the loss of the American, who was most recently artistic director of the Louis Vuitton men’s collection.
Above all, Kanye West (44) mourns Virgil Abloh. Among other things, the designer had designed the cover of the albums “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” and “Yeezus” for the rapper. West paid tribute to the colleague and friend at his Sunday service with a version of Adele’s (33) song “Easy On Me” coined on this.
Justin Timberlake (40) wrote on Instagram: What can you say if a force like Virgil Abloh passes away too early? You have given so much to the world in such a short amount of time. And you created with intensity … you knew better than the rest of us that life is short, but anything is possible. I am honored to have known you. Thank you for sharing your gift with us. “
Models and musicians pay tribute to Virgil Abloh
Model Hailey Bieber (25) posted a picturethat she and Virgil show Abloh – she’s wearing the wedding dress he designed for her. The wife of musician Justin Bieber (27) wrote: “A creative mind that only exists once in a generation. I will never forget its influence. We love you, Virgil”.
Musician Pharrell Williams (48) bowed on Twitter. “Virgil, you were a kind, generous, thoughtful, creative genius. Your work as a human being and your work as a spiritual being will live forever. I send love and light to your wife, children, family and loved ones. You are now at the master, shine “.
Rapper Drake (35) feels inspired by the death of his friend to do even more: “My plan is to touch the sky 1000 times for you … I love you forever, brother. Thank you for everything”.