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Kenzo: The well-known Japanese designer dies from COVID-19

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October
5, 2020

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors can occur due to this process.

The iconic Japanese designer Kenzo Takada passed away this Sunday October 4th at the age of 81 due to complications from COVID-19.

According to the BBC, the author of various collections of clothing and legendary perfumes was in the European country to be treated for SARSCov2 infection.

Kenzo He became known for his more than 8,000 highly graphic floral designs and prints, which have made him famous in Parisian industry since his arrival in the 1960s.

Takada was born in Osaka in 1939 but moved to Paris by ship to become a designer. He managed to found his brand in the 1970s and his first men's clothing line in 1983. In 1993 he sold his brand to LVMH and retired in 1999.

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