Fashion’s ‘creative genius’ Karl Lagerfeld dies at 85

FILE PHOTO: German designer Karl Lagerfeld (front 2nd R) leads models as they appear on the catwalk at the end of the Fall/Winter 2006/2007 ready-to-wear's Chanel collection in Paris, France March 3, 2006. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – Haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the fashion industry with his extravagant outfits and striking catwalks, has died aged 85. Instantly recognizable in his dark suits, pony-tailed white hair and sunglasses, Lagerfeld was best known for his association with Chanel but delivered collections for LVMH’s Fendi […]

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