His designs portray exotic cultures such as Europe, Africa and China. The Kenzo style is full of delightful humor and youthfulness such as unconventional designs applying vivid colors and exquisite patterns to a classic look. He pronounces all four seasons as summer and uses bold-colored floral patterns as a motif. As a designer who coined the term “kimono sleeve” in the fashion glossary, he is described as “the most French of Japanese designers” or “the most Japanese of Paris designers.” He also created the expression “Neo-couture (creator of a new mode).” He was awarded the most significant prize in Japanese fashion trade—the Soen. He also received the Chevalier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French government in 1984 and the Mainichi Newspaper Fashion Award in 1985.



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