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Coronavirus: Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada dies from COVID-19 disease

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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.

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Kenzo, the house he founded in the 1970s, is owned by LVMH, the world’s biggest luxury group.

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