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PARIS – Karl Lagerfeld, who staged a blockbuster Chanel show this morning complete with 25-foot iceberg as a backdrop, is about to be decorated by the French government.

The designer was just notified by French President Nicolas Sarkozy that he is to be made a commander of the French Legion of Honor.

The date for the awards ceremony has yet to be fixed.