Today, February 19, will forever remain a black in the history of fashion. French editions, among them Figaro and Closer, announced that the famous German designer, creative Director of Chanel Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85 years after health problems that haunted the wizards in recent weeks.
Lagerfeld has died in one of hospitals of Paris located in the heart of Neuilly-sur-Seine. The reason the designer’s death was pancreatic cancer. This is with reference to a source close to Lagerfeld, the publication reported The Mirror.
He kept his illness, but bravely it fought. Carl was very proud of his health and proper lifestyle, so pancreatic cancer was a real shock
— leading journalists the words of the insider.
Recall the Haute couture week in Paris, he first took his bow after the show. Then it explained the fatigue couturier.
The famous designer was born in Hamburg, 10 September 1933. In 1952 he moved to Paris to study in the Syndicate of high fashion, and two years later won first prize at the competition of young designers — announcement of it, he, by the way, I saw in the subway. Lagerfeld noted for the design of the coat (dress design, by the way, then said Yves Saint Laurent). The jury was Hubert de Givenchy, Pierre Cardin and Pierre Balmain, assistant which then became Lagerfeld.
Carl Lagerfeld in the competition for young fashion designers
Since 1983 and until his death, Karl Lagerfeld was the longtime creative Director of Chanel. The designer also had his own brand, and along with Silvia Venturini he created the Fendi collection.
Karl Lagerfeld with model INES De La Her