Marchon – the world’s third-largest eyewear firm – is making 3D movie viewing chic with designer glasses fit for fashionistas. The US-based firm unveiled a collection of 3D glasses at the television-crazed Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that runs through Sunday in Las Vegas. “We believe in the fact that anything you put on your face … Continued
Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld is currently starring in a commercial for special editions of Volkswagen’s Polo and Golf models. Lagerfeld comments on how stylish the cars are, assuming they are French, but then learns that they are in fact German, causing him to splutter with surprise. Gifting your Polo/Golf with the STYLE pack brings a … Continued
This week, the Berlin-based fashion designer Esther Perbandt joins the long list of style icons who have lent their creative vision to everyday objects ranging from jackets for Prosecco bottles to macaroons. Here’s a roundup of the most buzz-worthy collaborations between renowned designers and non-fashion retailers in 2010.
Last week, Karl Lagerfeld flew to Berlin for the filming of the 30-second commercial spot to promote special-edition models under the Style banner. Matthias Becker, Volkswagen‘s marketing director for Germany said Lagerfeld plays himself in the commercial, photographing the cars and musing aloud. The spot is directed by Johan Renck, the producer behind music videos … Continued
The 2011 Pirelli Calendar was unveiled in Moscow and was put together by designer Karl Lagerfeld with the pictures being taken in his studio in Paris. He dressed models including actress Julianne Moore in gold laurel wreathes and gold body paint, while the four male models wore metallic gold codpieces. The designer chose the theme … Continued
Lagerfeld‘s women’s collection will be sold in about 250 Macy’s stores as well as online starting September 2011. It is part of the American department store chain’s new initiative to launch a series of limited-edition designer collections for its Impulse range — geared towards younger, more fashion-forward customers — starting early next year. The designer … Continued
Model Baptiste Giabiconi and Anja Rubik are featured in Fendi Fall/Winter 2010 Campaign as an Italian couple on the run in downtown New York. Photographed by Karl Lagerfeld, Anja Rubik in Fendi Fall 2010 Campaign is dressed in decadent fur and classic suiting. The Fendi Fall 2010 advertising campaign was inspired by the artwork of … Continued
A monumental lion, teeth bared and one front paw resting proprietorially on a giant pearl, held centre stage, its golden coat caught in the setting sun under the glass dome of the Grand Palais. Karl Lagerfeld is a past master at dreaming up attention-grabbing scenarios for his Chanel shows, and Tuesday night’s was no exception. … Continued
Libération – the iconic left wing French newspaper – has invited Karl Lagerfeld to be editor-in-chief for the day. The entire issue bears his mark, from illustrations to comments, to special interviews of him, and an opinion page about the designer. His illustrations include a self-portrait for the cover of today’s edition, which is 14 … Continued
Baptiste Giabiconi and Mirte Maas photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel Pre-Fall 2010.
When a few weeks ago, pictures surfaced of Karl Lagerfeld‘s collaboration with French mail-order catalogue 3 Suisses, observers were a bit confused. The Kaiser posed with items as mundane as washing machines but hadn’t touched any of the clothes seen on Iris Strubegger in the campaign he shot for the brand.
Karl Lagerfeld succeeded in gathering fashion’s elite for the presentation of his Chanel CroisiÃ¨re show, which this time traveled to Saint Tropez’s Cafe SÃ©nÃ©quier. Models arrived on â€œRivaâ€ motor-cruisers and then walked the runway on bare feet, showing off the label’s latest bikinis alongside flared jeans or denim skirts. ‘Cruise’ or ‘resort’ collections are ranges … Continued
Karl Lagerfeld has released a teaser for the short film “Remember Now,” which has been filmed for the label’s Cruise Collection show in Saint Tropez, May 11. “Remember Now” was also shot in the glamorous town in the south of France, where fashion aficionados from around the world will come together for one of the … Continued
It seems that Karl Lagerfeld has already begun shooting Pirelli’s 2011 calendar. “I’ll do it in my studio in Paris. It’s too obvious to have a beach setting”, was Karl’s comment backstage at his show in Paris. We’ll be seeing models Isabeli Fontana, Heidi Mount, 2009’s top model Natasha Poly and Magdalena Frackowiak in the … Continued
Not only has Karl Lagerfeld designed the latest Coca-Cola Light bottle but he has also shot the ad campaign. The campaign features Coco Rocha and Baptiste Giabiconi sipping/holding the limited edition aluminum bottle that he designed. According to WWD – “Lagerfeld has long been a fan of diet cola, and says he prefers to drink … Continued
Coca-Coca Light the Lagerfeld way! This favorite drink of women has called upon the genius of Karl Lagerfeld to dress the Coca-Cola light aluminum bottle. The designer lends his inimitable style and his unmistakable silhouette to the chic lines of the bottle, all in a special limited-edition box, accompanied by a bottle-opener hidden in a … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued