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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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Carine Roitfeld announced as style advisor of Karl Lagerfeld’s namesake brand

01/04/2019

Carine Roitfeld will be taking on a new role at Karl Lagerfeld’s namesake label, following the death of the designer this year. She has become style advisor of the brand, a position she has signed on to do for the next three seasons. Throughout Roitfeld’s career, she worked closely with Lagerfeld on many occasions, including co-publishing a book entitled The Little Black Jacket, as well as working on Lagerfeld’s collaboration with H&M together back in 2004. She has also worked closely…

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An Unconventional Biography Of Karl Lagerfeld Is In The Works

19/03/2019

The autumn/winter 2019 show season was marked by the death of Karl Lagerfeld, one of the industry’s foremost creatives and tastemakers who helped carved out the landscape of fashion during his six decades in the business. A new book penned by William Middleton – who met the late designer in 1995 and wrote many articles about him – will explore how the German couturier became a cultural icon and a household name. “I don’t think the history of Karl is the…

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Chanel Fall 2019 Fashion Show

05/03/2019

The last day of Paris Fashion Week began with an outstanding collection from Chanel, which marked the final collection from Karl Lagerfeld with the fashion house. The Grand Palais in Paris, where the show took place, was transformed into a winter wonderland. Special guests such as Penelope Cruz, Cara Delevingne, Kristen Stewart and all the other models and attendees, all observed a minute of silence to honour the legendary fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld, who died on February 19th, 2019. The…

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The Most Beautiful Chanel Haute Couture Wedding Dresses

28/02/2019

Getting married in a Chanel wedding dress is certainly a girl’s dream. For many years, Karl Lagerfeld, brought magic to the runways. Unfortunately, such magic won’t be seen anymore because the fashion industry lost a true icon. While we are still at shock at the loss of a great designer, we can’t help but remember many of his designs, that even nowadays remain strong in our memory. We used to admire every collection created from Karl Lagerfeld and it was…

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Inside Karl Lagerfeld’s Many Luxurious Homes

23/02/2019

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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Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette could inherit some of his fortune

22/02/2019

After the sad news of Karl Lagerfeld’s death broke on Tuesday, many took to social media to express concern about the fate of his beloved cat Choupette. The legendary designer adopted the Birman cat after pet-sitting for the French model Baptiste Giabiconi. The feline has lived a life of luxury ever since, famously being fed from silver dishes – at the table, never on the floor – with a personal chef, two maids and a bodyguard. It seems that Choupette’s lifestyle won’t…

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Fendi Fall 2019 Fashion Show

21/02/2019

The Fall 2019 Collection from Fendi will be considered as Karl Lagerfeld’s final collection with the fashion house. Lagerfeld became Fendi’s Creative Director in 1965 and since then, his collection were coveted by many women. There were small cards placed on each seat, inscribed with Karl Lagerfeld’s signature and they all had the date 19.02.2019, which refers to the day he died. “In his perpetual search for beauty and innovation, Karl’s commitment to his craft never waned,” read the show…

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Iconic Fashion Legend Karl Lagerfeld Reported Dead at the Age of 85

19/02/2019

Karl Lagerfeld has died at 85, according to reports in France. The iconic fashion designer, who was the creative director of Chanel, died after a period of ill health that lasted for weeks. Karl Lagerfeld died on Tuesday, February 19th, French magazine Closer reports. He had missed two of Chanel’s haute couture shows in Paris on January 22, but the fashion company only said at the time he was feeling tired. In a statement read out after he missed the second show,…

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