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Wednesday, 22nd June 2011
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Remembrance service held for influential Japanese fashion designer

A remembrance service has been held for one of the most influential fashion designers in Japan.

The service for Ayako Koshino, who died in 2006 at the age of 92, was held by her three daughters Hiroko, Junko and Michiko - who are all also designers - at the Osaka Hotel, reports Japan Today.

Machiko Ono, the famous Japanese actress who is known for appearing in such films as The Taste of Tea and The Climbers High, told the news provider of the honour of being able to meet the three daughters.

"They are as I imagined they would be. They seem to be singular of purpose and I'm glad I could meet them," she said.

Ayako Koshino died of a stroke on March 27th 2006. All through her life, fashion and clothing was in her veins: she was the daughter of a kimono-seller and was later married to a tailor.

Written by Susan Ballion