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Karl Lagerfeld

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Transcript of Karl Lagerfeld

Designer Biography Karl Lagerfeld Karl Lagerfeld One of the most acclaimed fashion designers in the world
was born in Hamburg, Germany
September 10, 1933
Also Known for his bold designs and constant reinvention and has been hailed Vogue magazine as the "unparalleled interpreter of the mood of the moment." Early Life, Karl Lagerfeld removed the "t" at the end of his last name early in his career in order to make it sound "more commercial."
He was born in wealthy family with elder sister and a half sister
Father made his fortune by bringing condensed milk to Germany
Mother was an accomplished violin player and talk at the dinner table often included subjects such as religious philosophy.
He, Lagerfeld expressed an interest in design and fashion since early ages by cut picture from fashion magazine and also known to be critical of what others wore to school.
Karl Lagerfeld immersed himself in the world of high fashion. Career Beginnings make bold decision with his parents blessing to moved to Paris in age 14 years old
He lived in Paris for 2 years and have been submitted a series of sketches and fabric samples to a design competition.
He ended up taking first place in the coat category and meeting another winner,Yves Saint Laurent, who would become a close friend. Soon, Lagerfeld had full time work with French designer Pierre Balmain - first as a junior assistant, and later as an apprentice.
It was a demanding position.
The young designer remained in it for three years
in 1961, He took work as a creative director with another fashion house, striking out on his own.
Lagerfeld also designing collections for Chloein early 1960s, Fendi in late 1960s/early 1970s and others.
was known in the fashion industry for his innovative, in-the-moment styles Later Years, In 1980s, Karl Lagerfeld was a major star in the fashion world.
was a favorite among the press, who loved to chronicle his changing tastes and social life
Lagerfeld kept company with other major stars, including his good friend Andy Warhol.
At Chanel in the early 1980s, he did what few thought possible: He returned what was perceived to be a near-dead brand back to life with a revamped popular ready-to-wear lineup
In 1984, he started his own label which he said, would channel "intellectual sexiness" Over the years, In 2004, he helped design some outfits for Madonna's Re-Invention tour and also for Kylie Minogue's Showgirl tour.
His own brands "intellectual sexiness." The brand developed a reputation for quality tailoring with bold ready-to-wear pieces like cardigan jackets in bright colors.
In November 2004, Lagerfeld worked with H&M, who offered different Largerfeld clothes in various chosen stores. The collection was nearly sold out 2 days later.
In 2005 Lagerfeld sold the label "intellectual sexiness." to Tommy Hilfiger. In recent years, Lagerfeld, whose work has crossed over into film and photography, has continued to maintain a busy schedule.
In 2011 he designed a line of glassware for the Swedish company Orrefors. That same year, he signed on to create a new clothing collection for Macy's. Recently, Collection, Here is the last collection Spring/Summer 2013 Karl Lagerfeld Chanel More interesting facts; He loves taking photos and often shoots his own press photos.
He owns a bookstore in Paris, called 7L.
He can speaks German, English, French, and Spanish.
He is also an art enthusiast. He owns lots of pieces of art and is also really into his music. He is said to own over 100 IPods and he's even a DJ in Grand Theft Auto IV. Says Lagerfeld,
"What I enjoy most is doing something I've never done before." Last, Here is my Design Inspired from Karl Lagerlfeld. The End :]

Thank you for your attention!!
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