In just hours before the commencement of Milan Fashion Week, Karl Lagerfeld, known to be one of the world’s most iconic fashion designers has died in Paris, according to reports from France.

Karl Lagerfeld Dies at Age 85

Karl Lagerfeld is a widely admired and respected multi-talented fashion figures in the modern fashion age, and undoubtedly one of the most prolific. In his seven-decade-long career in fashion, he has touched the hearts of many through his wonderful creations at the celebrated houses of Chanel, Fendi and his eponymous label. It does not take much for one to know that Lagerfeld is a man defined by his work. For him, to design was to breathe. And indeed, the German designer did work tirelessly till the end.

“So if I can’t breathe, I’m in trouble,” – Karl Lagerfeld

(Source of quote: Business of Fashion)

In an article by WWD, he was said to still be giving instructions for the Fendi Fall ready-to-wear collection, which will be taking place on Thursday, 21st of February 2019.

As we bid goodbye to yet another legend, LUXUO wishes to celebrate his life and spirit through his lifelong creations. Rest in peace.

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