The fashion world lost an icon this week as news of the passing of Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld was announced this past Tuesday. Many celebrities and fellow fashion alum took to their social media accounts to mourn the loss of the visionary legend, who has served as Chanel’s creative director since 1983. Lagerfeld was said to have passed away after contracting a sudden illness. He was 85 at the time of his death. He lived a colorful life full of abundance, fashion, and controversy. But one thing is certain, there is no one, nor will there ever be, anyone quite like him.
This image of the iconic Lagerfeld was shared to his personal Twitter account on February 19, 2019:
Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of LVMH, the head of the conglomerate which runs Fendi, took to their website to pay tribute to the late “creative genius” that was native German, Lagerfeld: Go To Next Page To See More