Chanel’s Creative Director, Karl Lagerfeld, will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2015 British Fashion Awards, which takes place on 23 November at London’s Coliseum. The designer’s career includes leading roles at Fendi, Chloé and Chanel—whilst spearheading his own successful namesake label—and his designs and creativity have influenced fashion’s silhouette for over five decades.
"Karl Lagerfeld defines outstanding," remarked Natalie Massenet, chair of the British Fashion Council, reports Vogue.com. "He is the champion of excellence, the master of the exceptional and one of the most iconic figures globally from our industry." The Net-a-Porter.com founder described Lagerfeld at the "ultimate visionary."
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"I think everyone should go to bed like they have a date at the door."—Karl Lagerfeld.
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