Franco-Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, has died from COVID-19 difficulties at the age of eighty one, according to a assertion released by the relatives to French media on Sunday. Takada died in a hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, close to Paris. He was acknowledged for his jungle-infused layouts and no cost-spirited aesthetic that channelled worldwide vacation.
“It is with huge sadness that Kenzo has learned of the passing of our founder… for half a century, Mr. Takada has been an emblematic personality in the fashion market –always infusing creativity and color into the entire world,” Takada’s fashion home Kenzo stated in a assertion on Instagram.
“His astounding strength, kindness, expertise and smile were contagious,” stated designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista, who only very last 7 days unveiled Kenzo’s spring-summertime 2020 selection to fashion editors.
The model Kenzo is owned by French luxury goods enterprise LVMH since 1993.
Takada, who was born in 1939,