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Who was Kenzo Takada?

Women-Life
Women-Life
Kenzo Takada, Japanese fashion designer, died at 81 because of complications related to coronavirus.
According to 'The New York Times,'
Takada died at a hospital in Paris
in the middle of Paris Fashion Week.
Takada moved from Japan to Paris in 1964. Though he only intended to stay there for six months, he ended up living there for 56 years.
"His "mix-and-match" aesthetic embraced diversity while influencing a generation.
He imagined a new artistic and colorful story, combining East and West — his native Japan and his life in Paris." Jonathan Bouchet Manheim, Mr. Takada’s partner in the
lifestyle firm K3, via 'The New York Times'.
"Kenzo Takada was a very special figure in the Parisian fashion world." Olivier Gabet, director of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, via 'The New York Times'.
"So many people who disliked or hated each other very often did agree on the fact they loved him." Olivier Gabet, director of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, via 'The New York Times'.
"FAREWELL MASTER. His amazing energy, kindness, talent and smile were contagious. His kindred spirit will live forever." Felipe Oliveira Baptista, Kenzo artistic director, via Instagram
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