Karl Lagerfeld was the most famous living designer in the world. Instantly recognisable and known for his sharp tongue, as much as he was for invigorating the house of Chanel, Lagerfeld was one designer who can truly lay claim to the often-used, seldom-true phrase, a fashion legend. As news of his death in Paris is confirmed, we look back at his remarkable career.
Lagerfeld made strong relationships with a number of women, who would become long-standing brand ambassadors. French model Inès de La Fressange was one such woman, pictured here at a Chloé fitting.