Karl Lagerfeld

Emigrating to Paris in the early 1950s, German born designer Karl Lagerfeld got his start in 1955 with Pierre Balmain after placing second place in a competition to Yves Saint Laurent that saw his entry put into production by Balmain later that year . Leaving in 1958 to take a job with Jean Patou, Lagerfeld who was barely 20 years of age, found his time with Patou to be very education yet extremely trying and left after a year to freelance. By 1964 Lagerfeld had become disillusion with haute ... Read More

Karl Lagerfeld