Fashion Designer Takada Kenzo Dies Of Coronavirus

Fashion designer Takada Kenzo dies of coronavirus

Paris-based fashion designer Takada Kenzo, founder of the global brand KENZO, has died after contracting the coronavirus. He was 81.

His office in Japan says Takada has been in hospital near Paris since he was infected in mid-September. It says his condition deteriorated earlier this month and died at around 4 p.m. on Sunday, French time.

Fashion Designer Yamamoto Kansai Dies

Fashion designer Yamamoto Kansai dies

Internationally renowned Japanese fashion designer Yamamoto Kansai has died of leukemia. He was 76.

Yamamoto's office says he passed away last Tuesday at a Tokyo hospital where he was being treated for the disease since early this year.