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Haute Couture Fashion Icon Karl Lagerfeld, Creative Director of Chanel, Dies at 85

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld has died, aged 85. The iconic designer, who was creative director of Chanel, had been unwell for two weeks, and had for the first time missed two Chanel haute couture shows, before his death in a Paris hospital. Lagerfeld had presided over the fashion house founded by Coco Chanel for over thirty years. He had also worked with Fendi, Balmain, Chloé and even lower-end brands such as H&M and Wolford. He was...

Personalised Designer Goods and Collectables

Building a collection of designer goods can take a lot of time and patience. While it can be satisfying to obtain the object of your affection, it can be somewhat disheartening to discover that it is also owned by half of your acquaintances. Designer brands have acknowledged this conundrum and responded with a simple solution: bespoke services. Some of the top retailers now suggest having your own logo, monogram or insignia emblazoned on your purchase...

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