The world of style has actually lost an icon.
Japanese-French designer Kenzō Takada has actually died at the age of 81. The style visionary, who established the whimsical and effervescent label Kenzo, passed away in in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France after struggling with problems connected to coronavirus, a representative for Takada’s high-end K-3 brand name stated in a declaration to E! News.
“It is with immense sadness that the brand K-3 announces the loss of its celebrated artistic director, Kenzo Takada. The world-renowned designer passed away on October 4th, 2020 due to Covid-19 related complications,” a declaration checked out in part.
Moreover, the style magnate’s Instagram account verified his death, composing, “It is with great sadness that we have learned that our dear friend Kenzo Takada passed away today.”
“He was an inspiring and prodigious creator and we were proud to collaborate with him,” the message continued. “We will always remember his smile and joie de vivre. The fashion, design world and all of us are mourning him tonight and extend our sincere condolences to his loved ones.”