Karl Lagerfeld (born Karl Otto Lagerfeldt on September 10, 1933 in Hamburg) is a German fashion designer, artist and photographer based in Paris, France. He has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art related projects, most notably as head designer and creative director for the fashion house Chanel. Lagerfeld helms his own label fashion house, as well as the Italian house Fendi.


He has also supported and encouraged the work of up and coming designers including Philip Colbert of Rodnik. On December 18, 2006, Lagerfeld announced the launch of a new collection for men and women dubbed K Karl Lagerfeld. The collection will include fitted T-shirts and a wide range of jeans. Karl Lagerfeld has signed an exclusive deal with Dubai Infinity Holdings ; an investments enterprise that will focus on first of its kind projects in non conventional growth sectors, in line with their mandate to fulfil unmet market needs. Karl Lagerfeld is to design limited edition homes on Isla Moda, the world¡¯s first dedicated fashion island, set in the iconic development, The World. This will be an exclusive collaboration between Dubai Infinity Holdings and Karl Lagerfeld across the GCC and India.Lagerfeld is the host of fictional radio station "K109 - The Studio" in the videogame Grand Theft Auto IV. Karl Lagerfeld has been immortalized in many forms: pins, shirts, dolls, and more.

In 2009, Tra Tutti began selling Karl Lagermouse and Karl Lagerfelt, mini Karl's in the form of mice and finger puppets respectively. On November 11, 2010, Karl Lagerfeld and Swedish crystal manufacturer Orrefors announced a collaboration for designing a crystal art collection. The first collection will be launched in spring 2011 under the name of Orrefors by Karl Lagerfeld.

  Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Lagerfeld  
  1. Karl Lagerfeld Official Website  
  2. designer profile at Fashion Model Directory  
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