(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada poses next to a painting of his self-portrait offered to the “Fight Aids” foundation gala auction on World AIDS Day in Monaco
PARIS (Reuters) – Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, better known as Kenzo, died Sunday from the COVID-19 disease, his spokesman told several French media outlets.
Aged 81, Takada was at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a residential suburb on the western outskirts of the French capital, the spokesman said.
Kenzo, the house he founded in the 1970s, is owned by LVMH (PA:LVMH), the world’s biggest luxury group.
Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19 disease
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