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Kenzo Takada first introduced Paris to Japanese fashion with a handmade line of womenswear 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. 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, A-line skirts, tank tops, pleated shorts, feminine knitwear, and oversized 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, digital art, and Parisian street style.