Virgil Abloh’s impact on the sports industry was greater than we ever imagined

The passing of the legendary fashion trailblazer Virgil Abloh devastated the world when the news broke Sunday morning. He passed at the age of 41 after a two-year fight against a rare form of cancer called cardiac angiosarcoma.

Abloh put his everything into his art and designs, and left an unforgettable influence on the sports world.

His creativity broke barriers in the fashion industry, from starting off as Kanye West’s creative consultant to then creating one of the most affluent streetwear brands — Off White, to collaborating with major brands such as Nike, and reigning as Louis Vuitton’s creative director.

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