French luxe brand Chanel says that there is currently no plan to replace head designer Karl Lagerfeld. “KL is Chanel’s creative director and has a long-term contract that is by no means reassessed,” a representative said. “His succession is not on the agenda.” Rumor, first surfacing last summer, has it that Lanvin’s creative director Alber [...]
Karl Lagerfeld has has just been tapped to receive the LÃ©gion d’honneur, the highest decoration in France, on the eve of the latest Chanel fashion show. Lagerfeld was notified of the honor prior to the fashion show in Paris by French President Nicolas Sarkozy. A date for the official ceremony has yet to be set.
The sketch of a polar bear by Karl Lagerfeld on the invitation to his autumn-winter show for Chanel on Tuesday was already a big hint. As a howling wind came over the sound system, screens were hoisted up to reveal gigantic ice floes, from which his models emerged enveloped in shaggy furs to keep out [...]
Designer Karl Lagerfeld has been asked to shoot the 2011 Pirelli Calendar. Lagerfeld will break out his camera in April for “all of the top girls,” but don’t expect to see any of the beauties rolling in the sand, as with the 2010 calendar. “Iâ€™ll do it in my studio in Paris. Itâ€™s too obvious [...]
Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with German luxury safe maker Dottling to create the world’s most expensive personal safe, costing $339,000, WWD reports. Just under six-feet tall and less than a foot deep, the steel body, sheathed in high-gloss chrome-plated aluminum, looks like an impregnable monolith. But when activated by the owner, two doors butterfly [...]