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Kenzo Takada, founder of eponymous French fashion house, dies from COVID-19 complications – ABC News

Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his bold, expressive, and playful approach to haute couture, dies at the age of 81.

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Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his bold, expressive, and playful approach to haute couture, has died. He was 81.
Key points:

  • Takada grew his Kenzo fashion house from humble beginnings in the 1960s
  • His garments blended Western and Asian aesthetics in an era where that was rare
  • He has been remembered by colleagues as kind and playful

His family said in a statement to French media on Sunday (local time) the Kenzo founder die…

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