Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld passed away, and his close friend and family are in disbelief.
Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld passed away yesterday (19.2.2019) after a secret battle with cancer. According to the BBC, rumors of Lagerfeld’s ill health had swirled for several weeks after he missed a number of events – including Chanel’s spring/summer show last month.”
The grey-haired trendsetter worked up to the time of his untimely passing. Holding highly respected positions as Creative Director of Fendi and Chanel, Lagerfeld is responsible for directing trends in fashion across the globe. Making friendships with some of Hollywood’s A-Listers, many were sad to hear of his sudden demise. Here are some of the most moving tributes to the fashion giant.
In East Africa, Chibu also known as Diamond Platnumz sent his condolences after receiving the sad news.
Rihanna took to the photo-sharing platform to share her fondest memories with the man she called ‘The Godfather.”
Supermodel Naomi Campbell also shared her condolences, for the man she worked closely with. She went on to share her experience with Lagerfeld whom she knew since she was 16-years-old starting out in the industry.
Kendall Jenner pointed out how honored she felt to be part of his out of the box shows.
Dubbed a ‘fashion genius’ Karl Lagerfeld was born in 1933 and worked as an apprentice for Pierre Balmain. He is known to have made a great contribution to Fendi where he worked until his death.