A fun and lively account of fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld, written by fashion journalist and author William Middleton, who knew the designer in Paris.In February 2019, the fashion world lost one of its most enduring cultural icons, Karl Lagerfeld, the creative director for the storied House of Chanel for thirty-five years. Larger than life, Lagerfeld was legendary not only for reinventing the Chanel but also for his idiosyncratic personal style, including his signature uniform of dark sunglasses and powdered white ponytail. And then there was his utter devotion to his cat, Chouette.Journalist and author William Middleton spent years working in Paris for Women”s Wear Daily, W, and Harper”s Bazaar. During his time there, he interviewed and socialized with Lagerfeld, coming to to see a side the elusive designer kept private from the world.In this deliciously entertaining book, Middleton takes us inside the most exclusive rooms in the fashion industry, behind the catwalk, and into a world of brilliantly talented artists, stylish socialites, and famous stars–some of the most elusive and unforgettable figures of fashion”s inner circle for the past four decades.
15.2 x 22.9 cm
Harper Collins Usa