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Pharrell Williams and Marc Jacobs lead tributes as stars mourn loss of fashion icon Virgil Abloh

Pharrell Williams and Marc Jacobs lead tributes as stars mourn the loss of fashion icon Virgil Abloh who died after private battle with ‘aggressive form of cancer’ at the age of 41


Pharrell Williams and Marc Jacobs honored the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh who died on Sunday morning after privately battling an ‘aggressive form of cancer’ at the age of 41.  

Abloh’s death was announced on Instagram Sunday with a lengthy caption revealing he battled cardiac angiosarcoma for two years. 

‘We are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved Virgil Abloh, a fiercely devoted father, husband, son, brother, and friend,’ the caption said. ‘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.’

Pharrell took to Twitter with a tribute to the Off-White designer: ‘My heart is broken. Virgil you were a kind, generous, thoughtful creative genius. Your work as a human and your work as a spiritual being will live forever. Sending love and light to your wife, children, family and day ones you’re with the Master now, shine.’ 

Tragic: Abloh’s death was announced on Instagram Sunday with a lengthy caption revealing he battled cardiac angiosarcoma for two years

'My heart is broken,' he wrote. 'Virgil you were a kind, generous, thoughtful creative genius. Your work as a human and your work as a spiritual being will live forever. Sending love and light to your wife, children, family and day ones. You’re with the Master now, shine.'

‘My heart is broken,’ he wrote. ‘Virgil you were a kind, generous, thoughtful creative genius. Your work as a human and your work as a spiritual being will live forever. Sending love and light to your wife, children, family and day ones. You’re with the Master now, shine.’

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