Kenzo Takada to attend Vietnam Int’l Fashion Week 2015

(VOV) - Renowned Japanese designer Kenzo Takada will join Vietnam International Fashion Week in Gem Centre, Ho Chi Minh City on October 14-18.

Takada’s attendance will be accompanied with Japanese wedding dress designer Yumi Katsura, the Republic of Korea’s vlogger Jenn Im and the Philippines’ fashion blogger Bryanboy. 

The Japanese-French fashion designer is also founder of Kenzo, a worldwide brand of perfumes, skincare products and clothes, and is currently the acting Honorary President of the Asian Couture Federation.

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He is a favourite designer of famous celebrities across the world, including Jessica Alba, Rihanna, Beyonce, Miley Cyrus, Liu Wen and Angelababy.

First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama is interested in using designs by Kenzo Takada.  

Vietnamese celebrities such as Ho Ngoc Ha, Thuy Tien and Luu Huong Giang are also fond of his designs.

Takada’s motifs are flowers and leaves, even his perfume bottle is a leaf. He likes animal prints, tartans and daring colour combinations. His predilection is for simplified child-like shapes like pullover vests, knee length shorts, mini coats and sweater dresses.

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He follows the principle of flat patterns like used for kimonos. He widens armholes and modifies shoulders. He is influenced by folk costumes and interprets varied dress such as Spanish boleros, Austrian loden jackets, Indian trousers, Chinese tunics, Bedouin blankets and Breton aprons.