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Kenzo Takada

Kenzo Takada (7) A poor student's struggle with the sewing machine

I finally enrolled at Bunka Fashion College, but big challenges lay ahead

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Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo

As soon as I moved to Tokyo, I headed toward the house of Junichi Nakahara, a popular artist for the girl's magazine "Himawari."

In the rain, I looked up his address in a phone book and made my way to a quiet residential neighborhood in Ekoda. I could hear strains of a piano flowing from the large, Western-style mansion.

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