Hane Mori, A Japanese designer for films Empress, dies at 96

He died on 11 August at his Tokyo home. But no specific cause of death was given.

Queen Masako wore a Hana Mori wedding gown adorned with a rose-petal pattern at the wedding in 1993.

With its motto, "You feel decent no matter where in the world you wear them,

Mori wanted to give confidence and dignity to those wearing her designs.

She opened her studio in 1951 and was the pioneer of a generation of Japanese designers

His first New York show, held in 1965, was acclaimed in "East Meets West".

He opened his Paris studio in 1977 and built an international business

Mori designed costumes for hundreds of Japanese films in the 1950s and 1960s,

Featuring Mi Kitahara, Sayuri Yoshinaga and Shima Iwashita

Like star actresses dressed in some of the most famous clothes of that era.