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KARL LAGERFELD WILL LIVE ON IN OUR MEMORIES AS THE ULTIMATE FASHION LEGEND

“I’m very much down to earth, just not this earth.” ― Karl Lagerfeld Karl Lagerfeld, the genius mind behind the megabrands Chanel, Fendi, and Chloe, and one of the most well-known personalities in the fashion industry, has passed away at the age of 85. A notable absence at his Chanel Haute Couture show in Paris (due to health issues)…

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VISIONS OF FASHION WITH KARL LAGERFELD

Built for Renaissance banker Luca Pitti, Palazzo Pitti, known in English as the Pitti Palace, was also the home of the famous Medici family. Today, the stunning Renaissance palace of Florence, Italy, houses a collection of museums and the beautiful Boboli Garden. Aspects of Italy's rich history can be seen throughout the museums with the works of Raphael,…

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KARL LAGERFELD TO OPEN HIS FIRST HOTEL

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld and Macau casino operator Sociedade de Jogos de Macau have announced plans for the Chanel head-of-house to open his first hotel in 2017. The prolific designer has previously dabbled in hotel affairs, with expected suites to be revealed in 2015 at the Hotel de Crillion in France, as well as collaborations…

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KARL LAGERFELD: INTERIOR DESIGNER

Aside from fashion, Karl Lagerfeld has dipped his toes into the worlds of beverage, film, crystals, stuffed animals, and carpentry. For anyone asking the question "Is there anything he can't do?", the answer is "no". Proving this, Lagerfeld has just announced that he will be taking on the role of interior designer for the iconic Crillon…

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TIZIANI: KARL LAGERFELD + LIZ @ PALM BEACH MODERN AUCTIONS – JAN 6 – 11TH

Tiziani: Lagerfeld + Liz January 6th - 11th, 2014 Palm Beach Modern Auctions 417 Bunker Rd, West Palm Beach Before securing his place as creative director for Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld was an aspiring designer working freelance at Tiziani. The brand became well-known during the 1960's for designing clothing and movie costumes for Elizabeth Taylor. The…

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FRENCH ASSOCIATION AT ODDS WITH KARL LAGERFELD OVER “FAT” COMMENTS

French association, Belle, Ronde, Sexy et je M'assume (translates to Pretty, Curvy, Sexy, and Fine with it), has filed a complaint against fashion mogul, Karl Lagerfeld. Praised for his works as head designer and creative director for two mega-luxury fashion houses, Chanel and Fendi, his throne is being challenged. Lagerfeld is generally worshipped by fashionistas…

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LAGERFELD CREATES JEWELED COLLAR FOR THE EXHIBITION “BRILLIANT”

Karl Lagerfeld created one of his signature high collars for a new exhibition in London entitled Brilliant, which is being held as part of the Masterpiece London Fair in celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. The exhibition will take place at the Royal Hospital from June 28 until July 27 and is curated by Vogue jewelry editor…

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KARL LAGERFELD COLLABORATES WITH SHU UEMURA

Karl Lagerfeld and Shu Uemura, the biggest names in fashion and beauty, are joining forces to create a special one-off Christmas collection.  This collaboration is a no-brainer considering Lagerfeld's more than twenty years of friendship with the late Mr. Uemura, and the fact that Lagerfeld is an avid customer of the Japanese beauty brand.  Lagerfeld,…

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CHOUPETTE LAGERFELD: THE FIRST CAT OF FASHION

In January, Karl Lagerfeld wrote a day in the life article for Harper's Bazaar, introducing the world for the first time to the new "kept woman" in his life, his kitten Choupette. The cat was given to Lagerfeld by his model/muse Baptiste Giabiconi around Christmas to watch for a few weeks while he was gone.…

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KARL LAGERFELD AND HARVEY WEINSTEIN AUCTION OFF SHORT FILM

Karl Lagerfeld and Harvey Weinstein have joined forces to auction off the ultimate Hollywood starlet dream to one lucky bidder at this year's amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala.  The pair are offering a chance to win the starring role in a short film produced by Weinstein and directed, and hopefully costumed, by Lagerfeld.  Lagerfeld and…

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ICP HONORS ROSALIND FOX SOLOMON, DAWOUD BEY, ZADIE SMITH, JESS T. DUGAN AND SHAHIDUL ALAM AT ITS 35TH ANNUAL INFINITY AWARDS

On April 2nd, The 35th Annual International Center of Photography (ICP) Infinity Awards celebrated significant accomplishments and emerging talent in the fields of photography and visual culture. The 35th Annual ICP Infinity Awards kicked off with ICP Board Chair Caryl Englander and Board President Jeffrey Rosen, sharing their personal perspectives about the International Center of…

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THE BEST OF PARIS FASHION WEEK: SPRING 2019 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS

BALENCIAGA Presence and the “right now” were the inspiration behind Balenciaga’s spring show, more explicitly, the exploration of what modern clothing means and how that correlates with all the noise around politics and the overconsumption of media news. The clothes themselves had a futuristic aura, as per Balenciaga usual. Tailoring took a contemporary twist in…

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PARIS: HAUTE COUTURE FALL/WINTER 2018-2019 HIGHLIGHTS

The highly-anticipated Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2018-2019 show returned to Paris this July. Many designers were inspired by the past year’s historical advances for women, the royal wedding and other current issues for their latest collections. Check below for highlights from the shows and presentations. MASON MARGIELA Maison Margiela’s John Galliano created an highly conceptual collection…

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RESORT 2019: RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS FROM LOUIS VUITTON, DIOR & CHANEL

Marketed towards the most affluent customers of a brand, resort collections are always a spectacle. With the majority of major fashion houses having unveiled their Resort 2019 collections over the past month, we've rounded up the season's runway highlights from designers Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Chanel. Louis Vuitton Despite the recent spate of designer…

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PARIS FASHION WEEK FALL 2018: 5 MUST-SEE SHOWS

Fashion Month is officially over! Paris Fashion Week has drawn to a close, and we've rounded up the best new collections. Don't miss our lowdown on the highlights. Kenzo - La Collection Memento For its third La Collection Memento, season-specific homages to founder Kenzo Takada, designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon looked to French Post-Impressionism,…

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STANDOUT LOOKS FROM COUTURE WEEK SPRING 2018

Couture Week takes place twice a year every January and July in Paris. With the Spring 2018 Haute Couture shows afoot, the runway has played host to collections resplendent with rich fabrics and sculptural silhouettes, many inspired by intellectual subject matters like the surrealist movement. Read on for highlights from the collections thus far. Christian…

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