German designer Karl Lagerfeld at a Chanel haute couture show in Hong Kong in 2006. Photo: Handout German designer Karl Lagerfeld at a Chanel haute couture show in Hong Kong in 2006. Photo: Handout
German designer Karl Lagerfeld at a Chanel haute couture show in Hong Kong in 2006. Photo: Handout
Chanel

Karl Lagerfeld was fashion’s undisputed master, a dream maker who turned Chanel into a global force

  • Post fashion editor Vincenzo La Torre recalls meeting the by then octogenarian designer in Rome and racing to keep up with his quick-fire delivery and wit
  • Creative director of the French haute couture house for 36 years and of Fendi for a record 54 years, German pioneered itinerant shows that took them global

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German designer Karl Lagerfeld at a Chanel haute couture show in Hong Kong in 2006. Photo: Handout German designer Karl Lagerfeld at a Chanel haute couture show in Hong Kong in 2006. Photo: Handout
German designer Karl Lagerfeld at a Chanel haute couture show in Hong Kong in 2006. Photo: Handout
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