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Kenzo Takada: Japanese fashion designer dies from COVID

Iconic 81-year-old known worldwide as 'Kenzo' spent last days in France

Kenzo Takada in 2016. 

PARIS (Reuters) -- Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, better known as Kenzo, who created his label in Paris in the 1970s, died on Sunday, the brand that still carries his name said.

Aged 81, Takada died of complications linked to COVID-19 at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a residential suburb on the western outskirts of the capital, his spokesman told French media.

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