German-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was the creative force behind brands such as Chanel and Fendi. He died in Paris on February 19, 2019, aged 85. Photo: AFP German-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was the creative force behind brands such as Chanel and Fendi. He died in Paris on February 19, 2019, aged 85. Photo: AFP
German-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was the creative force behind brands such as Chanel and Fendi. He died in Paris on February 19, 2019, aged 85. Photo: AFP

Remembering Karl Lagerfeld, one year on: king of fashion’s life celebrated in new biography

  • Loved by the rich and famous, the German-born designer behind the Chanel and Fendi fashion houses died in Paris one year ago today, aged 85
  • To mark the anniversary, a 2019 biography by French investigative journalist Raphaelle Bacque has been published in an English translation

Topic |   Fashion
German-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was the creative force behind brands such as Chanel and Fendi. He died in Paris on February 19, 2019, aged 85. Photo: AFP German-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was the creative force behind brands such as Chanel and Fendi. He died in Paris on February 19, 2019, aged 85. Photo: AFP
German-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was the creative force behind brands such as Chanel and Fendi. He died in Paris on February 19, 2019, aged 85. Photo: AFP
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