Rest In Peace Karl Lagerfeld Fashion Legend

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Karl Lagerfield

 One of the fashion gods who made their stamp in the fashion industry, Karl Lagerfeld, passed away at the age of 85 in Paris. He leaves a legacy and impact on the majority of the world especially all in fashion, celebrities and Paris.

Here are some fun facts about Mr. Lagerfeld:

  1. He was born into a wealthy German family in Hamburg on September 10, 1933
  2. He fell in love with the fashion industry when his mother took him to a Dior show in 1949.
  3. He was personal assistant to legendary French fashion designer Pierre Balmain while in his early 20s, and then produced his first haute couture collection in the late 1950s.
  4. He  was said to be the most hardworking figure in the fashion world holding down the top design jobs at LVMH-owned luxury label Fendi from 1977
  5. His biggest career move in 1983 when Chanel made him creative director.
  6. He was credited with making the label more modern and appealing to a younger audience with a range of exciting new colors, modified cuts and other fabrics
  7. 1993 he caused Vogue chief Anna Wintour to walk out his Milan Fashion Week show when he used strippers to promote his new Fendi line
  8. He was dubbed the "Kaiser of Fashion" for presiding over iconic fashion house Chanel for more than 30 years
  9. His health had been failing for several weeks and there was widespread concern when he did not appear at the end of the recent Chanel Show in Paris
  10. Rumors state he had succumbed to a secret battle with pancreatic cancer.

Check out some pictures below of Karl and other known celebrities! 




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