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Karl Lagerfeld names Amber Valletta sustainability ambassador
Karl Lagerfeld has appointed Amber Valletta as its sustainability ambassador. Valletta, best known for her work as a model and actress, was a long time friend to Lagerfeld himself. She has worked with the brand before, releasing a sustainable accessories capsule in spring 2021. Made with sustainable materials such as recycled cotton, the...
12 Oct 2021
Sold out in 33 seconds: What is the fashion NFT phenomenon all about?
After three days, the 3D TECH Festival 2021 came to an end a week ago, bringing together international experts from the ever-expanding field of digital fashion. On the last day of the online event, the focus was on a new fashion phenomenon: NFTs. What is that all about? Global hype NFTs Three weeks ago, the first “non-fungible tokens” (NFTs) by...
29 Sep 2021
Sotheby's to auction Karl Lagerfeld's estate
Luxury auctioneers Sotheby’s are to sell over 1000 lots from the estate of Karl Lagerfeld. The sale will feature items from his residences in France and Monaco, an anthology of his personal taste but also of his life and career, including works from his photography. Lagerfeld, who divided his time between his Paris apartment and Monaco and...
15 Sep 2021
Karl Lagerfeld launches first NFT collectable on The Dematerialised
In collaboration with Web3 digital fashion marketplace The Dematerialised, luxury fashion house Karl Lagerfeld will be releasing a non-fungible token (NFT) in the form of digital figurines inspired by the late designer. Launching today, the NFT coincides with what would have been Lagerfeld’s birthday and marks the houses first exploration of...
10 Sep 2021
Disney+ confirms new series based on Karl Lagerfeld
Walt Disney Company EMEA has commissioned ‘Kaiser Karl,’ a TV series about the enigmatic and larger-than-life fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, as a Star Original for Disney+. The six-episode ‘Kaiser Karl’ series from Paris-based ‘Lupin’ producers Gaumont will be filmed in France and based on the biography of the same name by Raphaëlle Bacqué,...
7 Sep 2021
Karl Lagerfeld launches capsule with Kenneth Ize
Nigerian fashion designer Kenneth Ize has designed a black and white graphic and colourful capsule collection for Karl Lagerfeld that launches on July 7. The capsule collection for spring/summer 2021, proposed and curated by Karl Lagerfeld style advisor Carine Roitfeld, fuses Nigerian and European styles and features ready-to-wear,...
5 Jul 2021
Karl Lagerfeld unveils debut collection with Amber Valletta
French fashion label Karl Lagerfeld has unveiled its debut sustainable accessories collaboration with supermodel, actress and activistAmber Vallettafor spring 2021, alongside an announcement that it will be expanding its collaboration for spring/summer 2022. The eco-friendly collection, on sale online from April 8, features accessories made from...
8 Apr 2021
Karl Lagerfeld collaborates with Amber Valletta
Karl Lagerfeld is collaborating with supermodel, actress and activist Amber Valletta to co-develop an eco-friendly accessories collection for spring 2021. Valletta, who was a muse of Karl Lagerfeld, will introduce conscious accessory styles, including a special edition K/Kushion bag, crafted with innovative, socially sustainable materials...
27 Nov 2020
Karl Lagerfeld launches underwear collection
The Karl Lagerfeld brand has announced it is expanding into underwear with a new collection launching Friday. The collection, available for both men and women, will be available from 13 November exclusively on the Parisian luxury label’s website and on German e-tail giant Zalando. For women, the underwear collection ranges from sporty to...
10 Nov 2020
Karl Lagerfeld brand teams up with DJs for newest collection
Karl Lagerfeld’s eponymous label is teaming up with three DJs for its latest collection to celebrate the late designer’s love for music and support for young talent. The Parisian label is working with Siobhan Bell, Chelina Manuhutu and Tokimonsta on the Karl Lagerfeld x Music collection. Each has edited their favourite looks from the Karl...
9 Oct 2020
Chanel inspired by Karl Lagerfeld for haute couture AW20/21
Chanel artistic director Virginie Viard took inspiration from Karl Lagerfeld for her autumn/winter 2020-21 haute couture collection with a “punk princess” vibe filled with ornate embellishments. While Viard’s spring-summer 2020 Chanel haute couture collection was influenced by the simplicity and rigour of the abbey at Aubazine, where Gabrielle...
7 Jul 2020
Podcast: Chanel Métier Class from Karl Lagerfeld
One of Karl Lagerfeld's last interviews was recorded during a Métiers d'Art show in New York (2018). In Métier Class zooms podcast journalist Tyler Brûlé on the attention to detail and craftsmanship of the French fashion house. Property: CHANEL Métier Class in association with eye glasses magazine
8 Apr 2020