Tag: Karl Lagerfeld

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Report: This is what Karl Lagerfeld reportedly died of

PARIS -- Yesterday marked the passing of fashion luminary Karl Lagerfeld. And with his passing, of course, came rumors of just how he died. Multiple reports out this morning indicate that Lagerfled possibly died of pancreatic cancer. News of his pending death swirled after Lagerfeld notably missed a fashion show in Paris, essentially, for the first time in decades earlier this month. Chanel confirmed hours after his death that a new female face is set to take over the brand. She is the first creative director to be a woman since Coco Chanel herself.
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Remembering Karl Lagerfeld, who is dead at 85

Fashion designer Lagerfeld is pictured with American pop star Lady Gaga. PARIS -- He without a doubt ruled the fashion world for much of his life; dominated headlines, befriended the likes of Pierre Balmain and others. And now we must bring you news that the dearest Karl Lagerfeld is dead at age 85. Lagerfeld, who famously got his start in fashion in Pre-War Germany met Pierre Balmain in 1955. From there the rest was fashion history. By 1983, Lagerfeld would go on to join the board of creative directors over at Chanel -- where he would help define one of the world's most famous fashion brands. Lagerfeld's childhood dates back to a time in which Europe and Germany weren't quite friendly with the rest of the world. For years, he spent his life hidden away in a massive f...
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