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Karl Otto Lagerfeld

Lagerfeld is a German designer who lives in Paris and was born on 10th September 1938.His trademark is his white hair and his black glasses.

He began his career in the mid 1950s as a young man. His first brand he collaborated with was Chloé, and during his career he collaborated with lots of different known brands (for example: Tommy Hilfiger, H&M, Chanel,...). He also created his own perfume and his own clothing line.

His style is plain and marked by elegance and simple colours like black, white and beige.

The price category of his own brand is really high, depending on what you want ot buy, you have to expect to pay beween 300 and 1000 €.

Wolfgang Joop

Wolfgang Joop is a famous German fashion designer, born on 18 November 1944. In addition to Karl Lagerfeld, Joop is one of the most successful designers in the fashion industry in Germany.

He founded two companies: "JOOP!" and "Wunderkind". His company "JOOP!" sells first-class ladies' clothing and menswear, accessoires, home textiles, kidswear and perfume products.

In 1970, Joop married his former girlfriend Karin Benatzky, they separated in 1985. They have two daughters: Jette Joop (fashion designer, jewerly designer) and Florentine Joop (painter, authoress). Joop has four grandchildren.

The German designer participated in 1970 together with his wife in a fashion competition of the German magazine "Constanze". He won three prizes and because of that his fashion career started.

You could also see him in the German series "Germany's Next Topmodel" which he attended as a juror in two seasons in 2014 and 2015 alongside Heidi Klum and Thomas Hayo.

Karl Otto Lagerfeld

Lagerfeld is a German designer who lives in Paris and was born on 10th September 1938.His trademark is his white hair and his black glasses.

He began his career in the mid 1950s as a young man. His first brand he collaborated with was Chloé, and during his career he collaborated with lots of different known brands (for example: Tommy Hilfiger, H&M, Chanel,...). He also created his own perfume and his own clothing line.

His style is plain and marked by elegance and simple colours like black, white and beige.

The price category of his own brand is really high, depending on what you want ot buy, you have to expect to pay beween 300 and 1000 €.