10-Things about Coco Chanel’s Mastermind, Karl Lagerfeld

Get to know ten things about the mastermind behind the Coco Chanel Empire- Karl Lagerfeld.

1. Although he resides in Paris, Karl Lagerfeld was born in Germany.

2. Throughout his career, Karl Lagerfeld, has worked for Balmain, Patou, Krizia, and Chloe.

3. Karl Lagerfeld is currently the creative Director of Chanel and Fendi. He started at Fendi in 1965 designing furs.

4. Karl Lagerfeld was born on September 10, 1933 and is a Virgo.

5. In 1993, Lagerfeld hired strippers and adult film stars to model his black-and-white collection for Fendi. Anna Wintour reportedly walked out of the runway show because of Lagerfeld’s scandalous choice of models.

6. He owns a bookstore and a publishing company in Paris, aptly named 7L .

7. The Karl Lagerfeld, K Karl Lagerfeld and Lagerfeld labels are owned by Tommy Hilfiger.

8. Karl changed his last name from ‘Lagerfeldt’ to ‘Lagerfeld’ to sound more commercial.

9. He always sketches his designs with Shu Umera nail polish.

10. He once slammed Heidi Klum, saying she was insignificant in the world of high fashion


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