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Kenzo Takada

Kenzo Takada (1) A fashion icon's reflections from the City of Light

Designer opens up about his dramatic career in Paris and dreams for the future

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It was in mid-February last year that I began to feel unwell. I had ordered whitefish tartare at a restaurant near my home in Paris, but I began to feel a bit nauseous and my appetite disappeared.

Perhaps too much champagne had upset my stomach, I thought.

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