Legendary fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

Karl Lagerfeld
Legendary fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died in Paris at the age of 85, according to multiple reports.

“Thanks to his creative genius, generosity and exceptional intuition, Karl Lagerfeld was ahead of his time, which widely contributed to the House of Chanel’s success throughout the world,” said Chanel CEO Alain Wertheimer in a statement. “Today, not only have I lost a friend, but we have all lost an extraordinary creative mind to whom I gave carte blanche in the early 1980s to reinvent the brand.”

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Eyes on Style: Willow Smith Fronts Chanel’s Eyewear Ads

Chanel has recently unveiled its fall-winter 2016/17 eyewear ad campaign featuring Willow Smith, the 15-year-old singer and actor. Photographed by Lagerfeld himself, Smith elegantly models a range of eyewear styles, including Vintage, Urban Chic, and Chanel Coco Chain. Explore the entire campaign below.

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Cara Delevingne x Pharrell Williams Sing A Duet For Chanel Film

Cara Delevingne and Pharrell Williams in costume for "Reincarnation" Photo by Karl Lagerfeld.
Photo: Karl Lagerfeld / Courtesy of Chanel


Chanel has recently revealed a trailer for the upcoming short film “Reincarnation,” featuring Pharrell Williams and Cara Delevingne, set to debut at the Paris-Salzburg 2014/15 Métiers d’Art collection in Salzburg on December 2nd. Lagerfeld shared with WWD his experience working with the “Happy” singer, stating, “He was easy to work with, very pleasant. He’s very professional.” Get a sneak peek of “Reincarnation” below.

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Chanel’s Latest Muse: Kristen Stewart Shines in New Role


WANTED: Kristen Stewart has been unveiled as the fresh face of Chanel’s Métiers d’Art Collection Paris-Dallas 2013/14 campaign. Kristen Stewart remarked, “This suits me because it is very American.” Photographed by Karl Lagerfeld, the young actress exudes stunning elegance in the new campaign, showcasing the all-American collection presented in Dallas last December.

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Cinematic Brilliance Shines in The Return

 Fashion maestro Karl Lagerfeld takes charge once again as director for his newest cinematic creation, “The Return.” Crafted from his imagination, Lagerfeld not only directs but also pens the screenplay, bringing to life the story of Gabrielle Chanel. Starring alongside the iconic Geraldine Chaplin, the film boasts a star-studded cast including Rupert Everett, Anna … Read more