1933 – 2019
Karl Otto Lagerfeld was a German creative director of Chanel, fashion designer, artist, photographer, and caricaturist who lived in Paris. He was born in Hamburg, Germany on September 10, 1933 and died today in Paris.
Lagerfeld was the recipient of many prestigious awards and is a household name to the fashion world. In 1983 he became the creative director at Chanel. Since 1965, he has been at the helm of Fendi as creative director. Among other great accomplishments he was the founder of his own brand.