The French-Japanese designer, Kenzo Takada succumbs to COVID-19

The legendary fashion designer, Kenzo Takada died at 81. He was affected by coronavirus, the family members said to French media on Sunday.

The legacy of Kenzo Takada’s jungle-inspired prints and lucid aesthetic designs is sure to stay in the fashion industry for ages.

Kenzo was admitted to a hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, following his difficulties after getting infected with COVID-19. He passed away on Sunday. Though infected with coronavirus, the exact reason for his death is yet to be known, said a public relations officer related to Kenzo’s brand.

The sudden demise of Kenzo Takada has come as a shock for both his family and fashion house members in KENZO. Learning of the news, they have showered condolences and grief over Kenzo’s family.

He had just released his bee-themed collection at the Paris Fashion Week, and the fashion house had been highly appreciated. The ongoing pandemic had a huge impact on the nine-day long fashion week for the spring-summer 2021 collections.

Kenzo Takada had given up his fashion house and taken up arts in 1999. The Kenzo house, now owned by French luxury goods remarks Kenzo would forever be etched in the history of Paris high fashion for his incredible contributions to the industry.

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