Since 1955 Karl Lagerfeld has been telling the world what to wear. Having worked not only on his own named brand, Monsieur Lagerfeld has also designed for Balmain, Chloe, Fendi and most famously, Chanel. Describe as a ‘fashion icon of our time’, he is as well known for his controversial quips as he is for is decadent designs.
Everybody loves a fashion scandal, whether it’s Hedi Slimane removing Yves from the Saint Laurent brand, Kate Moss being filmed taking drugs or even Kim Kardashian’s Vogue cover, everyone in the industry seems to have their opinion on the situation.
Forgive me Wang, for I have sinned. There are very few other designers I appreciate more than Nicolas Ghesquière. While I was sad to see him leave the house that had nurtured him in the same way he had to it, I knew his time was up at Balenciaga.