Love Affair with Chanel
He is one of the most influential not to say outspoken leaders in the fashion world credited with re-inventing the famous Chanel brand. Karl Lagerfeld has taken one of Coco Chanel’s most iconic garments and immortalized it in a rather idiosyncratic way. Coco Chanel’s little black jacket is versatile, timeless and some would say iconic. And now its revamped in a series of photographs taken by Chanel’s creative director Karl Lagerfeld.
The Fashion designer has persuaded his celebrity friends Yoko Ono, Sarah Jessica Parker and Lilly Allen amonst others to pose in the jacket first created in 1916 for the london runway.
The son of a hamburg industrilaist when he is not taking photos, lagerfeld is one of the fashion worlds most influential designers. As well as his Chanel job he also runs two other fashion houses designing for Fendi and Chloe.
You do recognize his style from miles and miles away. What I love is that its the simplest things you have such an alure. A very very private man who has perfected being an extraordinary public.
He produces 8 collections every year for Chanel and 4 for Fendi. (2- pre-fall, 2 -fall)
What we know is that is a tremendous amount of work and this is makes him a force to reckon with. He staged the first fashion show ever on the Great wall in Beijing for Fendi. It was an incredible spectacle but you can only imagine the hideous logistical details that would have to go into something like that. He’s been the realm of Chanel now for more than Continue reading “Bitter Wicked Panache !” »