Renowned Japanese fashion designer, Kansai Yamamoto, who was known for his career-defining collaboration with David Bowie and his eye catching designs, has died.
Yamamoto was aged 76.
According to a statement published by the designer’s company on Monday, July 27, Yamamoto died last Tuesday following a battle with acute myeloid leukemia. His funeral has already taken place but his family has decided to make his death private, till this week.
According to his family, a “public farewell” for the designer may be held at a later date.