German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld leads fashion houses Chanel, Fendi and his own fashion label.
Born in Hamburg in 1933, Karl Otto Lagerfeld started his career in fashion in France in the 1950s. He has been designing for the Italian house Fendi since 1965 and has been the creative director of the French fashion label Chanel since 1983, along with several other successful projects. The iconic designer is renowned for his trademark style: white ponytail, dark sunglasses and elegant suits.
French fashion house Chanel debuted its latest Cruise Collection in communist Cuba. It was the first international fashion show since the revolution more than 50 years ago. Karl Lagerfeld showed his designs on a famous promenade in the middle of Havana. The event is just furthre proof of how Cuba is opening up economically.