The Industry Pays Respect to The Legacy of Lagerfeld

The Industry Pays Respect to The Legacy of Lagerfeld

In light of the sad news, designers, models and muses honor the fashion legend in an outpour of letters via social media.

In light of the sad news, designers, models and muses honor the fashion legend in an outpour of letters via social media.

Text: Czar Van Gaal

German creative director, fashion designer, photographer and author- Karl Lagerfeld has revolutionized what we know today as fashion. With a tenure in fashion surpassing thirty years, Lagerfeld has defined luxury for generations of models, creatives and consumers. Sitting as creative director of Chanel, Fendi and his eponymous label, Lagerfeld has stood as the heart of said brands and furthermore established himself as a patriarch to the industry.

The outpour of support from friends, family and collaborators has proven astounding. Hundreds have taken to social media to pay their respect in mourning the loss of the legend. While the world reflects on his contributions to the industry, it has become abundantly clear that Lagerfeld has forever altered the DNA of culture and fashion. Karl Lagerfeld may be gone, but today it has been made clear that his legacy will never be forgotten.

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