Karl Lagerfeld reported dead, aged 85

Karl Lagerfeld reported dead, aged 85

The fashion king, Karl Lagerfeld has reportedly died at the age of 85.

French media is reporting that the iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died after a short illness. The fashion heavyweight, who began his fashion career in the mid-1950s, was the genius behind fashion house CHANEL.

The German-born designer is believed to have died, in west-Paris, France, after a battle with an unspecified illness, and his cause of death is currently unknown.

The designer’s health had been of some concern to fans after he missed a catwalk bow in January at Paris Fashion Week for the first time.

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