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Kenzo under new leadership

In less than three seasons, Japanese-French label Kenzo has jumped back into the limelight and been exposed to a new generation of fashion lovers. It seems that the creative directors are at the top of their game.

Monday, 1 April, 2013, 10:32am

Actress Shu Qi takes trip down memory lane at Kenzo launch

Actress Shu Qi certainly knows the power of perfume. At Kenzo's event on Thursday, she talked about how a person's scent can make a totally different impression on her.

14 Jan 2013 - 3:56am

Out shopping

From the heart

12 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Fine China

Kenzo Takada may have 'retired' years ago from fashion but the past two years have seen him re-establish his reputation as a designer, this time of homeware. New from the founder of Kenzo is the Tao Garden tableware collection (above), inspired by Chinese flowers and motifs. Two sets of cups and saucers cost HK$1,580, a pair of plates is priced at HK$980 and the tea pot is HK$2,380.

10 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Kenzo's maverick designer sizes up the city

His designs and shows completely blow us away, but the creative genius behind fashion brand Kenzo says Hong Kong is what impresses him. On his first visit to our city, Antonio Marras (right) tells CitySeen Hong Kong is more spectacular than he imagined. 'What amazes me are the buildings; there are so many and they're so close together.

26 May 2005 - 12:00am

Swanky night of nights

One of Hong Kong's most exclusive stores, the Swank, was at the centre of the social whirl recently, when it hosted two star-studded fashion events.

First was the launch of the new Swank corporate logo, which coincided with the autumn/winter 2004 show at the Hong Kong Design Centre in Admiralty.

15 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Sneak peak at Kenzo's winter

IT'S hot and humid, and the very thought of winter clothes, even if they are by Kenzo, is about as appealing as pulling one's own teeth. Relax. This is only a glimpse of what's to come and I promise these clothes won't hit the stores until . . . well, late July at least.

27 May 1995 - 12:00am

Kenzo sets the style for glittering Guides dinner

FLASHBULBS went off as the glitterati sparkled at the gala dinner hosted by Swank Shop boss David Hong in the Regent ballroom. The stylish event - with a Kenzo catwalk presentation as the showpiece - was in aid of the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association.

22 May 1995 - 12:00am

First name in fashion design

THE good thing about meeting Kenzo is that one can ditch the formalities and get on first-name terms with him right away.

Only immigration officers at airports, it seems, address the acclaimed fashion designer as Mr Takada, his little-known family name.

Not that Kenzo himself is one for ceremony.

17 May 1995 - 12:00am