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Kenzo Takada

Kenzo Takada (26) The loss of my two closest partners leaves me stunned

Amid personal tragedy, conflict with my co-manager ends in a sale to LVMH

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Me with my secretary, center, and Xavier

It seems to have been my fate to have conflicts with my co-manager every decade or so.

Francois Beaufume, whom I welcomed as my second co-manager, was the driving force behind the rapid expansion in our annual sales. He was a first-class man. However, his insolent attitude toward me gradually became too much for me to bear.

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