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24 May 201901:06

Farewell to Karl Lagerfeld, the ‘kaiser’ of fashion

The German designer, who in recent decades had led the creative direction of Chanel, passed away in Paris, as confirmed this morning by sources close to him. Lagerfeld also had his own brand and was behind Fendi’s design.

19 Feb 2019 — 13:00
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Farewell to Karl Lagerfeld, the ‘kaiser’ of fashion

 

 

Karl Lagarfeld dies. The German designer, who in recent decades had led the creative direction of Chanel, passed away in Paris, as confirmed this morning by sources close to him.

 

Lagerfeld is considered one of the best designers of these last decades, especially for its multifaceted character. The creative was working intensively until his last days. In fact, rumours about his delicate health condition began to spread after not making an appearance in the last fashion show of Chanel during the Paris fashion week.

 

The name of the designer will be associated with the history of the French luxury group, of which he has been creative director since the early eighties. Lagerfeld has been the artist of the brand that Gabrielle Chanel took to the top of international luxury.

 

The designer was also behind the creative direction of the Italian luxury brand Fendi, owned by LVMH, as well as his own firm. Throughout the last decades, the creative also had collaborated with other luxury brands, such as Chloé, and also with large retail, with a line for H&M.

 

The designer also wrote a chapter in Spanish fashion. Between 2014 and 2010, the creative collaborated with the nuptial fashion company Rosa Clará, with which he developed the Rosa Clará line by Karl Lagerfeld.

 

Polyglot and with an extensive knowledge in history, philosophy and popular culture, Lagerfeld was also a big enthusiast of photography and had his own publishing house for books and magazines. In the last stage of his career, the designer had also tested other audio-visual disciplines, such as film and documentaries.

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