Karl Lagerfeld, best known as the creative director of legendary fashion house Chanel, has passed away at the age of 85-years-old.
In January, Lagerfeld missed a Chanel fashion show in January, which caused speculation about the icon’s potentially failing health.
At this time, his specific cause of death has not been disclosed.
About Karl Lagerfeld’s Life
Lagerfeld was born in Hamburg, Germany, on December 10, 1933.
In 1955, when he was 22-years-old, Lagerfeld was hired as Pierre Balmain’s assistant. Lagerfeld then joined Chanel in 1983.
Tributes for Lagerfeld — who was born on December 10, 1933, in Hamburg, Germany —
have begun to pour out on social media, including from Victoria Beckham, who said that Lagerfeld was “always so kind and generous.”
“So incredibly sad to hear this. Karl was a genius and always so kind and generous to me both personally and professionally,” Beckham wrote on an Instagram caption.
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