Karl Lagerfeld 1 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 2 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 3 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 4 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 5 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 6 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 7 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 8 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 9 of 10
Karl Lagerfeld 10 of 10

Karl Lagerfeld

#6752
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
10, 1933
Birthplace
Hamburg, Germany
Death Date
Feb 19, 2019 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
10, 1933
Birthplace
Hamburg, Germany
Death Date
Feb 19, 2019 (85)

About

Creative director, designer and artist behind numerous fashion brands, including Chanel and the Karl Lagerfeld Collection. He was recognized worldwide for his white hair and black sunglasses.

Before Fame

After winning the coats category in a design competition, he secured a coveted apprenticeship with Pierre Balmain.

Trivia

In 2001, he lost nearly 100 pounds after claiming that he wanted to wear tighter clothes. He had a diet created specifically for him and became the inspiration behind the book, The Karl Lagerfeld Diet.

Family Life

He was the son of Otto Lagerfeld, a wealthy businessman who introduced the concept of condensed milk, and Elizabeth Bahlmann. He had a longterm relationship with socialite Jacques de Bascher up until his death in 1989.

Associated With

In 2005, he was the photographer for V magazine's feature of Mariah Carey.