Kenzo brand Creator Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19

Japanese fashion designer, creator of the Kenzo brand Kenzo Takada died on Sunday in France from the effects of coronavirus, according to the newspaper Monde, citing his representative.

“Kenzo Takada died on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at an American clinic in Neuilly-sur-Seine (a commune in France) due to the effects of COVID-19,” the newspaper quoted a representative as saying.

Takada moved to Paris from Japan in 1965, and in 1970 he created his brand and opened his first boutique. Now the brand that makes men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing, as well as accessories and perfumes, belongs to LVMH.