For the first Time in his time as Chanel Designer has not appeared Karl Lagerfeld after a fashion show in front of the audience. At the end of the Chanel Haute Couture presentation on Tuesday morning at the Grand Palais in Paris, the head of the Chanel Ateliers, Virginie Viard took, the applause – on the side of the bride, of the last Models, as is customary. Then was informed, the German fashion-makers will occur after the end of the second Chanel Couture Show, which was scheduled for twelve o’clock, in front of the audience.

Alfons Kaiser

editor responsible for the Department “Germany and the world,” and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Magazin.

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There is also only a Virginie Viard, who has for years been his closest collaborator with Chanel was however,. In an announcement communicated, Lagerfeld was tired in the Morning felt, therefore, though he had not been to the Grand Palais, come. In the past few days, but he was, according to Chanel in the Studio, among other things, to the Accesso irisation. Yet on Monday he had removed the collection.

In previous seasons, Lagerfeld at Chanel and Fendi, only shortly after the Prêt-à-Porter and Haute Couture fashion shows appeared. It became clear that the eighty-five years of the growing effort made. He took the once-a sciatica is a disease that plague him because of his posture while Drawing. The creators of fashion designs per year more than a dozen collections, and records each design.


the audience in The Grand Palais, responded on Tuesday to be disappointed. “That’s a pity,” said the former “Colorful”-editor-in-chief Patricia Riekel, a Familiar of the Fashion designer, who was specially flown in from Munich. “For all who come to the shows, make the most of all, to honor Karl Lagerfeld. Everyone who goes out, will ask themselves: What happened? Why doesn’t he show himself? It was a fantastic collection, the icing on the cake was missing. But he has to get in his life so many honors and applause, because, for him, is no longer so important.“

The actress Liv Lisa Fries (“Babylon Berlin”), said for the first Time in a Chanel Show attended: “that is a pity, but then I am just looking forward to next Time.” The göttingen-based publisher Gerhard Steidl, who works closely with Lagerfeld, said: “He lives his life more and more independently. Since you no longer have to go through any Stress.“