Mourning an icon. Virgil Abloh died in Chicago on Sunday, November 28, after a private cancer battle, and Hollywood is paying tribute to the late 41-year-old designer.Kanye West dedicated his Sunday Service to his friend.
The pair’s relationship dates back nearly 20 years, according to the New York Times. Abloh joined the rapper’s creative team, and they both interned at Fendi together for six months in 2009 to learn every aspect of the fashion industry.
In 2010, Abloh became the creative director of West’s Donda.“In loving memory of Virgil Abloh, the creative director of Donda,” West wrote on his website for the Sunday Service live stream, which was broadcast hours after the designer’s death.Abloh earned a Grammy nomination for directingRead more on usmagazine.com