The white haired, black clad German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has been awarded the Grand Vermail, the French capital’s highest honour.
The Eiffel Tower reimagined by Karl Lagerfeld on the set of the
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The 83-year-old was handed the award by Anne Hidalgo, mayor of Paris, after the Chanel new autum-winter collection at the Grand Palais at the foot of a scaled down, re-modeled Eiffel Tower named #ChanelTower.
Karl Lagerfeld awarded with the “Grand Vermeil” Medal by
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As for the show Lagerfeld stayed true to Cocco Chanel’s classic cuts, dress coats and theatrical sleeves.