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Karl Lagerfeld
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Lagerfeld at a Fendi store opening in May 2014
Born
Karl Otto Lagerfeldt

(1933-09-10)10 September 1933
Died 19 February 2019(2019-02-19) (aged 85)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Nationality German
Education St. Annes School
Label(s)
Karl Lagerfeld
(from 1974, various brands)
Jean Patou
(1958–1963),
Chloe
(1963–1978, 1992–1997),
Fendi
(from 1965),
Chanel
(from 1983)
H&M
(2004)
Hogan
(2011),
Macy's
(2011)
Falabella
(2017)
Parent(s) Otto Lagerfeld
Elizabeth Bahlmann

Karl Otto Lagerfeld (né Lagerfeldt; 10 September 1933 – 19 February 2019) was a German creative director, artist, photographer, and caricaturist living in Paris.

He was known as the creative director of the French luxury fashion house Chanel (from 1983 until his death), as well as creative director of the Italian fur and leather goods fashion house Fendi and his own eponymous fashion label.

Over the decades, he collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects.

He was well recognized around the world for his white hair, black sunglasses, fingerless gloves, and high starched collars.

He lived with his cat "Choupette" in Paris.

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