Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, 81, has died of Covid-19 in a hospital in Paris. Photo: EPA-EFE Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, 81, has died of Covid-19 in a hospital in Paris. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, 81, has died of Covid-19 in a hospital in Paris. Photo: EPA-EFE

Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, 81, dies from coronavirus in Paris

  • Takada retired from fashion in 1999, six years after selling his eponymous fashion brand to luxury conglomerate LVMH
  • Takada was the first Japanese designer to gain prominence in the highly competitive Paris fashion scene

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Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, 81, has died of Covid-19 in a hospital in Paris. Photo: EPA-EFE Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, 81, has died of Covid-19 in a hospital in Paris. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, 81, has died of Covid-19 in a hospital in Paris. Photo: EPA-EFE
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