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Kenzo Takada first introduced Paris to Japanese fashion with a handmade fashion line he started in 1970. His vibrant floral and jungle prints became a signature, alongside designs inspired by traditional kimonos and folk costumes that expressed a joyful and fresh attitude. He debuted men’s collections in 1993. Designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon of Opening Ceremony took over as creative directors of KENZO in 2011, bringing a spontaneity and playful energy to their vibrant and globally influenced designs. Alongside the pair’s cult favorite tiger and eye logo sweatshirts, colorblocked bags and backpacks, bomber jackets, vintage-style sweaters, slim jeans and trousers, polo shirts, and patterned button-downs are cut in distinctive prints and jacquards that pay homage to the label founder’s colorful eye, while citing the contemporary influences of skate culture, cinema, and Parisian street style.
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