Carine and Karl were longtime friends and on the creative journey of this collaboration, they worked in tandem to merge their unique points of view and perspectives. “Before Karl passed, he asked me to make this capsule collection,” says Carine. “He saw the first ideas and he liked it, so I was blessed.”
TEAMKARL: CARINE ROITFELD
Carine Roitfeld is one of fashion’s most prolific personalities — she is a storyteller, image inventor, avant-garde editor and visionary stylist. After a decade as the editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris, she went on to found her own namesake magazines, CR Fashion Book and CR Men, and began her own creative consulting agency called CR Studio.
Most recently, she has been appointed as Style Advisor of the maison KARL LAGERFELD; as a longtime friend of Karl, she understood his creative vision and is perfectly suited to bring his design aesthetic to life. Read on to discover more about her style rules, wardrobe essentials and why she loves Paris.
KARL LAGERFELD X COVER STORY LAUNCHES IN INDIA
To celebrate the launch of the KARL LAGERFELD X Cover Story collaboration, a series of special events were held across India last week.
The program kicked off in Mumbai, here a private cocktail party was hosted by local influencer Roohi Jaikishan at her home. There was also a press day and catwalk fashion show, which was attended by actress Sonam Kapoor.
ABOUT THE MAN
Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld was renowned worldwide for his aspirational, relevant and cutting-edge approach to style. He was a force of nature, coupled with an enigmatic persona and an original perspective on fashion and pop culture.
In addition to being the creative director of his signature brand, Lagerfeld oversaw the creative direction of the Chanel and Fendi fashion houses. His visionary talent further expanded beyond fashion to include illustration, photography, styling and publishing.