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Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion designer and photographer

He once famously declared that sweatpants are a sign of defeat, signaling that a person who buys a pair has lost control of his life. His signature look entails a black blazer and white shirt with the collar turned up and sunglasses. Lagerfeld was born in 1933 in Hamburg. He has been the creative director of Chanel since 1983.

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