Kenzo, 1982

Kenzo’s Fall/Winter 1982 campaign shot by Peter Lindbergh

Moving to Paris in the ’60s, Kenzo Takada was one of the first Japanese designers to enter the international fashion arena. Very much a stranger in a strange land, Kenzo keenly adapted his outsider perspective to the aspirations and dreams of European fashion and by the end of the ’70s he was selling those dreams to faithful followers around the world.  Journeying from one world to another, moving freely between and beyond, it is Kenzo’s cultural pluralism, a homogeneous enclave made up of all citizens of the world — its truly global perspective, that has become the designer’s outstanding legacy.

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