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Working out with Karl, right, who was like a big brother to me
Kenzo Takada

Kenzo Takada (20) Three people bound by the threads of fate

In the Paris fashion world, business and love flourished after the sun went down

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Yves Saint Laurent, Karl Lagerfeld and myself, Kenzo Takada. In this installment, I'd like to talk about the relationships shared by the three of us. We were bound together by a number of complex threads.

When just 21 years old, Yves was handpicked to be the head designer for Christian Dior. He was a much-admired presence who launched his own brand and came to be called the "emperor of fashion."

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