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Japanese Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada Dies From Covid-19

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The Fashion world just experience a great loss as the Japanese founder of popular fashion Brand Kenzo dies at age 81.

Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, popularly known as Kenzo, died of complications linked to Corona Virus.

He passed away in France at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

The designer retired after selling his brand to Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH), the world’s biggest luxury group.

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Kenzo Takada | Getty Images

He reigned alongside contemporaries like Jean Paul Gaultier and Yves Saint Laurent.

“Paris is mourning one of its sons today,” Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Twitter.

LVMH’s Chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault said

“Kenzo infused into fashion a tone of poetic lightness and sweet freedom which inspired many designers after him”.

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