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Lagerfeld, 85, was confirmed to have died Tuesday morning after 50 years as a fixture in the fashion industry. He was known for always appearing in high starched collars and sunglasses with his white hair tied back in a ponytail.
Since the announcement of his death, celebrities and icons of the fashion world have been coming out in droves to remember the man who helped launch the careers of supermodels like Claudia Schiffer, Ines de La Fressange and Stella Tennant.
Here’s how people are remembering Lagerfeld:
You made me feel like a princess. I never quite understood what you saw in me but I am forever grateful for the support that you and Chanel have given me over the last 15 years. Rest In Peace Karl, you were a true genius and will be missed, so much. pic.twitter.com/yRWcrg0Yrq
— LILY ALLEN (@lilyallen) February 19, 2019
Karl, you are the brilliant, funny, creative, gracious soul I will always remember from this insane fashion world. I am honored that I have sat at hundreds of your shows (Great Wall of China!), honored to have styled for you (Beijing Olympics!)… pic.twitter.com/BOlaYRYXQG
— Joe Zee (@mrjoezee) February 19, 2019