Who Is Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld was a German fashion designer, creative director, artist and photographer. He was born on September 10, 1933 in Hamburg, Germany. Lagerfeld began his career in fashion in the 1950s, working for several top fashion houses including Balmain, Patou, and ChloƩ before joining Chanel in 1983. He was best known as the creative power behind the modern revival of Chanel, the legendary French fashion house founded by Coco Chanel in the early 20th century.

Lagerfeld was hailed in Vogue as the "unparalleled interpreter of the mood of the moment". He was one of the most acclaimed fashion designers in the world. Lagerfeld was also known for his bold designs and constant reinvention.

He passed away on February 19, 2019 in Paris, France.