Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld showing his fall 1969 collection for Chloé.

Fashion Show Reviews

Lagerfeld Talks With WWD: Through the Years

Wisdom of more than six decades from the mouth of Karl.

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Karl Lagerfeld's Best Chanel Red Carpet Looks

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Best Chanel Red Carpet Looks of All Time

From Nicole Kidman to Lily-Rose Depp, here are some of the Chanel designer’s best red carpet looks.

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Chanel Fall 2014

Designer and Luxury

The Sets That Karl Built

The designer said the idea for his sets often came to him in his sleep.

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Karl Lagerfeld, Linda Evangelista German designer Karl Lagerfeld, center, smiles as he fans himself while his models clap after the presentation of his 1991-1992 Fall-Winter haute couture collection for Chanel in Paris, . Model Linda Evangelista can be seen second from rightFashion Lagerfeld, Paris, France

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Karl Lagerfeld: A Look Back at His Iconic Career in Fashion

From Chloé to Fendi to Chanel, fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has had one memorable career. Here, a look at his many achievements.

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Lagerfeld Evangelista Schiffer German designer Karl Lagerfeld acknowledges cheers from the audience and from his models after presentation of the show he designed for French fashion house Chanel in Paris, France, . The presentation is for the 1992 spring and summer haute couture collection. At left, in bridal wear, is German model Claudia Schiffer, and at right is Canadian model Linda EvangelistaFASHION CHANEL LAGERFELD, PARIS, France

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld’s Galaxy of Movie Stars, Models

Karl Lagerfeld worked with leading models and actresses throughout his memorable career. Here, a look back at many of the famous faces he brought into the Court of Chanel.

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Cara Delevingne, Karl Lagerfeld and Lily-Rose Depp backstageChanel show, Autumn Winter 2017, Paris Fashion Week, France - 07 Mar 2017

Fashion Scoops

Karl Lagerfeld Dead at 85: Tributes From Kim Kardashian, Lily-Rose Depp, Marc Jacobs and More

Fashion designers, models and celebrities have gone to Instagram to pay their respects to the late Karl Lagerfeld.

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Karl Lagerfeld during the finale of his Chloe Spring RTW 1981 collection.

Fashion Scoops

Video: Watch Karl Lagerfeld Talk About Chanel, Fendi and His Supermodel Muses

A look back at WWD’s videos with the Chanel fashion designer.

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Karl Lagerfeld and Virginie Viard

Designer and Luxury

Chanel Names Virginie Viard as Successor, Fendi Maintains Show

A creative force in the industry, Lagerfeld will need at least three people to replace him.

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Fashion Scoops

The 11 Best Karl Lagerfeld Quotes of All Time

From provocative to funny to inspiring, here are the most memorable quotes from Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld.

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Karl Lagerfeld and Hudson Kroenig on the catwalk at the Chanel Metiers d'Art show in Hamburg

Designer and Luxury

Fashion Personalities, More Pay Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld

The fashion world reacted with shock and sadness to the death of one of its most prolific and brilliant designers.

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Karl Lagerfeld.

Designer and Luxury

Karl Lagerfeld Dies in Paris

Chanel said it has appointed studio director Virginie Viard to perpetuate the legendary designer’s work.

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Olivia Palermo.

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Karl Lagerfeld Taps Olivia Palermo to Style Fall Looks

The influencer will also cocreate five bespoke designs as part of the collaboration, set to hit stores in June.

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Carine Roitfeld and Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Features

EXCLUSIVE: Karl Lagerfeld Taps Carine Roitfeld for His Brand

The partnership is to kick off in September with The Edit by Carine Roitfeld, her selection of “essential pieces” from the designer’s fall 2019 collection.

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Vittoria Ceretti on the catwalkChanel show, Runway, Spring Summer 2019, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 22 Jan 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Chanel Couture Spring 2019

Welcome to Villa Chanel, where the dress code is serene luxury and high chic.

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Models on the catwalkChanel show, Runway, Spring Summer 2019, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 22 Jan 2019

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Karl Lagerfeld Absent from Chanel Couture Shows

An announcer said Lagerfeld was tired and the house wished him a speedy recovery.

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