biography

Modern Day Chanel: Karl Lagerfeld

“Personality begins where comparison ends.” – Karl Lagerfeld

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The Head Designer for the House of Chanel is a very talented individual who also manages Fendi along with three other independent companies. Karl Lagerfeld started in the fashion industry at a very young age and from there has made his name extremely well known. He has been with Fendi since 1965 as well as running Chanel since 1983. His name is known worldwide. Lagerfeld mixes in with celebrities names such as Sarah Jessica Parker and Lily Allen. His talents include fashion design and management, is an author as well as a film director. He wears signature black sunglasses and is usually found wearing a head-to-toe black wardrobe. He lives a well and luxurious life and works hard for what he wants, such as his incredible weight loss. Being the sage behind such an iconic name brand as Chanel, Lagerfeld is known for several controversies and is obviously not afraid to speak his mind, an example being his comments on Adele and his plan of marrying his cat. No matter where his designs, ideas, and schemes lead to next, Karl Lagerfeld will definitely be a name to remember in the fashion industry.

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