Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s global icon, dies in Paris

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Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s global icon, dies in Paris

German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld acknowledges the applause of his models at the end of the show he designed for the French fashion house Chanel, for the 1993-94 Fall-Winter haute couture collection in 1993 in Paris. Chanel’s iconic couturier, Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died. He was about 85 years old.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s global icon, dies in Paris

German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld acknowledges the applause of his models at the end of the show he designed for the French fashion house Chanel, for the 1993-94 Fall-Winter haute couture collection in 1993 in Paris. Chanel’s iconic couturier, Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died. He was about 85 years old.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s global icon, dies in Paris

In this May 2, 1977, photo German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, left, poses with an unidentified model in Hamburg, Germany.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s global icon, dies in Paris

In this Nov. 30, 1953, photo German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, left, is seen with an unidentified model in Germany.
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