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33 Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld Innovations

— October 19, 2008 — Pop Culture
Karl Lagerfeld is considered royalty in the fashion world. The ultra-hip, 70-year-old kingpin of Chanel is responsible for the current success of the design house.

While the house of Chanel continues to awe wealthy women with fabulous clothing, Lagerfeld has also expanded the brand into sporting goods. Bicycles, tennis equipment, skis and fishing poles have all fallen under the influence of fashion’s Great One. Steiff, the German stuffed toy manufacturer, has even designed a $1,500 teddy bear in Lagerfeld’s likeness.

Lagerfeld also gained fame for losing an astonishing 92 pounds in 13 months, resulting in a published book called “The Lagerfeld Diet.”

For a man of his age, he oozes cool, posing in a fall issue of Harper’s Bazaar as a hardcore rapper declaring, “Believe it or not, I love rap.”
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Paris Couture Week Highlights
Paris Couture Week Highlights
Five Designs from Chanel
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Accidental Endorsement
Accidental Endorsement
Karl Lagerfeld for Volvo?
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Animated Fashion Icons
Animated Fashion Icons
Karl Lagerfeld in Grand Theft Auto
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Designer Desserts
Designer Desserts
Karl Lagerfeld's Holiday Log
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Designer Fashion Islands
Designer Fashion Islands
Karl Lagerfeld To Design Homes for Isla Moda
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Chanel's New Ads
Chanel's New Ads
Keira Knightly For Coco Mademoiselle
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Ring Around the Cardigan
Ring Around the Cardigan
Chanel Couture Show in Paris
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One-Of-A-Kind Watch
One-Of-A-Kind Watch
Chanel J12 Tourbillon
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Bloggers Go Behind-The-Seams
Bloggers Go Behind-The-Seams
Chanel Viral Marketing
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Tux Ties Without Shirts... For Ladies
Tux Ties Without Shirts... For Ladies
Karl Lagerfeld Fall 2008
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Chanel Cruise Collection
Chanel Cruise Collection
Featuring Rinko Kikuchi
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Exuberant Couture Stages
Exuberant Couture Stages
Chanel at the Grand Palais
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Pre-Fall Purple
Pre-Fall Purple
Transitional Fashion Hues at Chanel 2008
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Using Handbags as Masks
Using Handbags as Masks
Karl Lagerfeld at Paris Fashion Week 2008
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Karl Lagerfeld Still Obsessed with Thin; Calls French Woman Fat
Karl Lagerfeld Still Obsessed with Thin; Calls French Woman Fat
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$24,000 Crocodile Skin Clutch "Eco-Friendly"?
$24,000 Crocodile Skin Clutch "Eco-Friendly"?
Chanel Crocodile 2.55
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Designer PSAs
Designer PSAs
Karl Lagerfeld Road Safety Campaign
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CHANEL 3rd
CHANEL 3rd
Low Cost Perfume for the Third World
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Chanel Eau Premiere
Chanel Eau Premiere
No. 5 Re-Vamped
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Transient Art Pavilion
Transient Art Pavilion
Zaha Hadid's Chanel Design
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Fashion Icon Books
Fashion Icon Books
Karl Lagerfeld's Metamorphoses of an American
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Chanel Bicycle
Chanel Bicycle
Designers Against Global Warming
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Genderless Perfumes
Genderless Perfumes
Kapsule by Karl Lagerfeld
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Couture Angling
Couture Angling
Chanel Fishing Rod
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Old Supermodels, Reinvented
Old Supermodels, Reinvented
Claudia Schiffer for Chanel
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Gun Shoes
Gun Shoes
Chanel Vice Heels
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Illuminated Sequined Goatskin Shoes
Illuminated Sequined Goatskin Shoes
Chanel Light Bulb Heels
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$260,150 Chanel "Diamond Forever" Tote
$260,150 Chanel "Diamond Forever" Tote
World's Most Expensive Bag
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Couture Teddy Bears
Couture Teddy Bears
Karl Lagerfeld by Steiff
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Chanel Tennis Racket
Chanel Tennis Racket
Sport Equipment For The Brand Conscious
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Return of the Beehive
Return of the Beehive
Karl Lagerfeld & Amy Winehouse Bring Back Retro Hair Style
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Ankle Purses
Ankle Purses
Laugh, But Chanel Knows You'll Want One
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Fashion Designers as Rappers
Fashion Designers as Rappers
Karl Lagerfeld, Armani, Versace & More for Harper's Bazaar
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