Models present Fendi’s autumn/winter 2019/2020 collection on the Palatine Hill in front of the Colosseum in Rome. The show was a homage to fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Fendi’s creative director for 54 years. Photo: AP

Karl Lagerfeld, fur, and the future of Fendi: Silvia Venturini Fendi on her memories of ‘genius’ designer

  • German liked to push boundaries and so will I, says his successor at Italian fashion house Fendi. And it won’t be dropping fur any time soon
  • Being in Rome was like a holiday for Lagerfeld, she says, with the people more respectful than in Paris, adding: ‘He was an adopted Roman but also a tourist’
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Models present Fendi’s autumn/winter 2019/2020 collection on the Palatine Hill in front of the Colosseum in Rome. The show was a homage to fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Fendi’s creative director for 54 years. Photo: AP
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