Users have been mourning Virgil Abloh since last Sunday. Thousands of posts and stories are shared on social media. Fans, celebrities and fashion companies express their condolences on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
DJ Peggy Gou posts photos that show her close friendship with Virgil Abloh and shares her pain on social media.
Fans and celebrities send their condolences to Vigil's family via Instagram.
Users are shocked by the unexpected death and mourn it.
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The well-known fashion designer Virgil Abloh passed away on November 28, 2021
Fans and celebrities are shocked by the terrible news
Users share their pain and grief on social media
On Sunday, November 28th, 2021 one of the most important designers of the time will leave us. Virgil Abloh died of cancer at the age of 41. The luxury company LVMH, Louis Vuitton and Off-White shared the sad information on Instagram. “We are all shocked by this terrible news. Virgil was not only a brilliant designer, a visionary, he was also a man with a wonderful soul and great wisdom ”, is the caption of the post by LVMH boss Bernard Arnault.
The Instagram community also mourns. Hailey Bieber posts a photo in her wedding dress with Virgil by her side and describes how much she was inspired by him. “I will never be able to fully express how grateful I am to have known him and worked with him.” she writes. Virgil was the designer of her wedding dress and Hailey was often allowed to show his collections on the catwalks. «He was someone who always brought life, charisma, love and fun into every situation and every room he entered. A creative mind the likes of which only exists once in a generation and I will never forget its influence. We love you, Virgil. »
Gigi Hadid writes in the caption of her Instagram post that her heart is broken because of the loss of her dear friend Virgil. She shares several pictures of their close friendship. «His friendliness and energetic generosity left a lasting impression in every life he touched – he made everyone feel like they were seen and special. He will be greatly missed, cherished and celebrated by me and all the people and industries who have been fortunate enough to work with him and know the true supernova behind this man. Yet it will never be the same in the room without him », she writes. «You will continue to inspire me every day, V. I feel blessed and honored in every moment. Rest in peace my friend. You are so loved You were the difference As we always said … I'll see you somewhere, soon ™ ️ », she adds, and sends her condolences to Virgil's family.
Influencer Caro Daur, Dj Peggy Gou and other fans and celebrities are also very much affected by Virgil's death. You post several memories, collections from him, write how you feel and what was so unique about him. «Modest, creative and talented. A true pioneer. ” Caro Daur writes in her Instagram story. Virgil broke boundaries and created unique collections. Many admired him for it. “There are no words to describe the shock. He was taken from us too early. ” writes Virgil's close friend Peggy Gou. Many did not know about Virgil's illness and are still in shock at the tragic news. “The fact that he kept this to himself and chose to fight and work until his last breath shows an unmatched work ethic and passion,” writes Peggy.
But Virgil has not only been written regularly on Instagram since Sunday. Fashion companies like Gucci and Karl Lagerfeld officially share their condolences on LinkedIn. The death of the hero V. means great pain for many users.
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