Japan Mourns Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada
Chand Sahkeel 6 months ago Mon 05th October 2020 | 01:10 PM
Japanese fashion lovers, politicians and friends of Kenzo Takada paid tribute to the designer on Monday after he died in Paris aged 81 having contracted coronavirus
Tokyo (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Oct, 2020 ) :Japanese fashion lovers, politicians and friends of Kenzo Takada paid tribute to the designer on Monday after he died in Paris aged 81 having contracted coronavirus.
"I called him afterwards and said, 'Please take care. Don't go out.' And he said, 'Don't worry, I won't. I'll be careful (about the virus).'" Takada, founder of the global Kenzo brand, was the first Japanese designer to decamp to Paris, and was renowned for his signature floral prints.
"I'm truly shocked... I was inspired by the colours," said one fan on Twitter. "I hate the coronavirus. It takes away so many things." "I loved his floral prints and perfumes. Thank you for teaching me so many wonderful things. Damn coronavirus!" wrote another.
Bunka Gakuen college, the fashion school Takada graduated from in the 1960s, said in a statement he had helped nurture and inspire younger talent.
"Our ideal interior is one of comfort which tempts you to stay inside. I like something soft and poetic, not aggressive. I like dreaming,"he said in an interview with AFP.