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Japan bridal wear pioneer Yumi Katsura dies at 94

Fashion designer Yumi Katsura, who helped popularise Western bridal wear in Japan and who made a golden cape for Pope John Paul II, has died aged 94, her office said Tuesday. Having studied haute couture in Paris, Katsura opened Japan's first bridal salon in 1964 at a time when traditional kimonos still dominated in wedding ceremonies and...