Sad News All: Karl Lagerfeld Has Passed At The Age of 85

It's an emotional day
Sad News All: Karl Lagerfeld Has Passed At The Age of 85
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It is a sad day for fashion. Karl Lagerfeld, the creative director of the French luxury fashion house Chanel, as well as creative director of the Italian fur and leather goods fashion house Fendi, has died after a period of ill health that was ongoing for the last few weeks.

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I guess we should’ve seen this coming, as the icon missed Chanel’s haute couture shows in Paris on January 22 and it was the first time he had ever missed giving a catwalk bow at the end of a Chanel show. *sob*

As of yet, no cause of death has been confirmed, however it has been confirmed that he passed in Paris. 

He has truly left his mark on the fashion industry in the most monumental of ways, producing up to eight fabulously brilliant collections a year. Being in the biz for almost three decades, his work ethic put us all to shame.

Designer, Henry Holland, paid tribute to the late German fashion designer in a tweet:

In remembrance of this fashion legend, here are some of his most revered quotes:

Rest easy, Karl.