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Kenzo is a French luxury house founded in 1970 by Japanese designer Kenzo Takada. Kenzo Takada was
born in Japan and moved to Paris in 1964 to start his fashion career. He then became known for using
Asian and Japanese influenced style with the expert construction of European high fashion. He
started out with a ‘Jungle Jap’ boutique located in Paris and decorated in jungle inspired decor. He
began with handmade women’s clothing, then in 1983 Kenzo started designing men and then kids and
home collections in 1987. Today, it is an international luxury goods brand owned by parent company
LVMH, that purchased the label in 1993.the-top shows. But Spring ’18 finds creative directors Carol
Lim and Humberto Leon decompressing fromcharged undercurrents with upbeat prints, whimsical shapes
and saturated color. The prolific collection – 83 looks – is motivated by muses Sayoko Yamaguchi and
Ryuichi Sakamoto, presenting a coalescence of past and future that defies seasonal trends.
The French design house, founded by Jap-anese-born Kenzo Takada in 1970, stays true to their East
meets West legacy with perfectly Parisian motifs in experimental in-carnations. Fabrications
fluctuate between high-octane and ethereal with deconstruct-ed dresses, sculptural blazers,
sublimated jerseys and boxy separates. The theatrical Spring production makes for a celebration of
duality and originality and a provocative retrospective on the brand’s identity.