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Inside Karl Lagerfeld’s Many Luxurious Homes

15/10/2019

Hundreds of Karl Lagerfeld’s designs—for Chanel, Fendi, Chloé, and more—have been published in Vogue; and, in a 34-year span, the magazine published eight features on the designer’s luxurious homes. Four of these were snapped by Lagerfeld, a polymath par excellence who understood that the art of living well was a far-reaching concept that extended beyond spaces and objects to encompass learning, manners, art, and the like. “Dresses are only interesting as part of everything else that’s going on,” he told the magazine in 1989. It’s…

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Books You Should Read If You Are Into Fashion

12/10/2019

 Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life Gisele Bündchen has always kept her private life away from the eyes of the public. She has published a book where she gets very personal about her life. Through My Path to a Meaningful Life, we can all know the “unknown Gisele”. She reveals for the first time who she really is, her struggles in life and what she has learned over the past 37 years of her life. As readers, we’ll have…

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LVMH announces Karl Lagerfeld fashion prize

28/08/2019

The late designer Karl Lagerfeld will be celebrated with an annual fashion prize, where a budding designer will win €150,000 and a one-year mentorship programme with LVMH. The award – which was previously called the Special Prize – will be renamed in honour of the designer. “Karl Lagerfeld, creative director of the house of Fendi since 1965, 
was involved in the prize since its launch,” Delphine Arnault, director and vice president of Louis Vuitton told WWD. “He was fully committed to…

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Karl Lagerfeld expected to be the subject of major exhibition at the Met

02/08/2019

New York’s Metroplitan Museum of Art is reportedly set to open a major retrospective dedicated to Karl Lagerfeld in 2022. The museum’s head curator, Andrew Bolton, is said to be behind the showcase which is still in its infancy. WWD reported that few details have been disclosed and added that The Met refuses to comment on future exhibitions. The museum hosted an exhibition focused on Chanel, where Lagerfeld was its creative director for 26 years, in 2005. The famed designer hated…

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The house of Karl Lagerfeld to pay tribute to late designer

12/07/2019

The house of Karl Lagerfeld has announced a tribute to its eponymous founder after he passed away in February of this year. The fashion brand will honour the designer with a global project involving some of the industry’s biggest names, who were all close with Lagerfeld. ‘The White Shirt Project’ will celebrate the designer’s legacy through one of his most beloved styles, the white shirt. Carine Roitfeld, who is heading up the project, explained that the reasoning behind the project…

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L’Orèal Paris and Karl Lagerfeld launch a make-up line

25/06/2019

This week the fashion world mourned the passing of legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld, and following the Karl For Ever memorial event in Paris news comes of a collaboration between his eponymous fashion house and famed beauty brand L’Orèal Paris. A project initiated before Lagerfeld’s death this February, the forthcoming make-up collection will channel the designer’s rock-chic style balanced with Parisienne elegance and the high-street cosmetic company’s democratic beauty ethos. View this post on Instagram The #KARLXLOREALPARIS makeup collection will celebrate Karl’s vision…

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Karl Lagerfeld’s memorial: in pictures

21/06/2019

Friends and colleagues of Karl Lagerfeld gathered at the Grand Palais in Paris yesterday evening for ‘Karl For Ever’, a memorial service celebrating the life and legacy of the legendary designer.                                   From Harper’s Bazaar UK…

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Chanel made £9 billion in Lagerfeld’s final year at the fashion house

18/06/2019

French label Chanel made $11 billion (about £8.7 billion) it its final year under the late designer Karl Lagerfeld. The notoriously private brand made the announcement yesterday – only the second time in its 109-year history that it has publicly reported sales results. Chanel, owned by the Wertheimer family, said that sales rose more than 10 per cent last year, according to Rappler. [editoriallinks id=’6312bb29-88b6-4dff-bed5-a8ed91a11fcf’][/editoriallinks It’s widely regarded as one of the richest and most stable fashion brands in the world,…

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A Karl Lagerfeld memorial event will be held in Paris this summer

28/05/2019

The fashion world lost one of its most-celebrated designers at the start of this year, Karl Lagerfeld, who sadly passed away in February. His contribution to the industry was legendary, as he served as a creative director for two major fashion houses, Chanel and Fendi, as well as heading up his own namesake label, Karl Lagerfeld. Now, these three fashion brands will come together to celebrate his legacy through a special tribute, entitled “Karl For Ever” during Paris Men’s Fashion Week. The…

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Fendi to Hold Show in Rome in July

18/04/2019

Fendi will stage a couture catwalk show in Rome on July 4 in homage to its late creative director Karl Lagerfeld, the company confirmed on Thursday. Bernard Arnault, chairman and chief executive officer of parent company LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, first talked of the show at the group’s annual general assembly in Paris earlier in the morning. He spoke of Fendi’s “great sadness” over Lagerfeld’s death in February, two days before its fall ready-to-wear show in Milan, calling the German designer “the soul of the house…

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