Kendall Jenner walks grocery-store runway for Chanel

Kendall Jenner walks grocery-store runway for Chanel

PARIS, March 4 (UPI) -- Kendall Jenner walked the runway for Chanel at Paris Fashion Week with Keira Knightley and Cara Delevingne.
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Vanessa Paradis said to be dating Benjamin Biolay

Vanessa Paradis said to be dating Benjamin Biolay

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, the mother of Johnny Depp's son and daughter, has a new boyfriend, the New York Post reported Monday.
Jessica Biel wears white Chanel to MoMA benefit honoring Tilda Swinton

Jessica Biel wears white Chanel to MoMA benefit honoring Tilda Swinton

(UPI) --Jessica Biel dazzles in a white frock in New York City.
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Actress Keira Knightley gets married in France

Actress Keira Knightley gets married in France

MAZAN, France, May 4 (UPI) -- Onlookers said actress Keira Knightley was radiant for her wedding in France this week, although the couple's transportation was notable for a lack of elegance.

Painting featuring Pippa's rear sells

LONDON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A French artist has sold a painting of royal in-law Pippa Middleton, featuring what an art dealer called her "best asset ... her rear."

'Fall' author Drake slammed by designer

LONDON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- British author Alicia Drake, who wrote "The Beautiful Fall: Fashion, Genius and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris," is a liar, a noted designer alleges.
Paltrow to appear in 'Key' ad campaign

Paltrow to appear in 'Key' ad campaign

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- Saks Fifth Avenue and the Entertainment Industry Foundation Wednesday said U.S. actress Gwyneth Paltrow will appear in their Key to the Cure ad campaign.
Chanel eyeing Cobain for marketing

Chanel eyeing Cobain for marketing

PARIS, April 27 (UPI) -- Frances Bean Cobain, the teen daughter of U.S. rockers Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, is being considered to become the public persona of Chanel, a friend says.

Designer Cavalli creates new line for H&M

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli has created a line of garments for the Swedish budget clothing chain H&M, the Local reported Tuesday.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

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'The Simpsons' invade fashion magazine

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) -- Harper's Bazaar has recruited the cartoon family "The Simpsons" to model in an animated Paris fashion portfolio appearing in the New York-based magazine.

Karl Lagerfeld seeks damages over book

PARIS, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is seeking $45,000 in damages in Paris courts from a British writer who allegedly breached his privacy in her book. The book tells the supposed history of the wild-living heyday of the 73-year-old German-born designer and h

Designer Jenny Kee memoir dishes rockers

LONDON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Australian designer Jenny Kee claims some of rock's biggest names among her sexual conquests, but insists in her new memoir that she was no groupie.

Fashion world nixes 'skinny' model fears

PARIS, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- German high-fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld isn't buying into fears that ultra-thin fashion models are unnatural and contributing to a rise in eating disorders.

Lagerfeld lashes out at class allegation

LONDON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Karl Lagerfeld has lashed out at Paris-based author Alicia Drake over claims in her new book that the German-born fashion designer is not from royalty.
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Karl Lagerfeld
Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld attends the Costume Institute Gala celebrating Chanel on May 2, 2005 at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)


Karl Lagerfeld (born Karl Otto Lagerfeldt; September 10, 1933 ) is a German-born fashion designer and artist based in Paris, France. He has collaborated with on a variety of fashion and art related projects, most notably as head designer and creative director for the fashion house Chanel. Lagerfeld helms his own label fashion house, as well as the Italian house Fendi, both of which produce luxury fashion items (including perfumes and accessories).

Karl Otto Lagerfeld was born in Hamburg, Germany. He has alleged he was born in 1938; however it has been reported that he was actually born in 1933 (according to the local christening register); indeed the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag has quoted his former teacher and classmates as confirming the earlier date,. His older sister, Martha Christiane (a.k.a. Christel), was born in 1931. Lagerfeld also has an older half-sister, Thea, from his father's first marriage. His original name was Lagerfeldt (with a "t"), but he later changed it to Lagerfeld as "it sounds more commercial."

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