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Audience Moved To Tears At Late Karl Lagerfeld’s Last Chanel Show

Chanel, on Tuesday, presented the final collection designed by its longtime creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, that moved the audience to tears.

The brand’s Fall/Winter 2019 show took place at the Grand Palais in Paris, featuring a transformative set decorated as a glamorous winter ski wonderland, and filled with touching tributes to the late designer, Lagerfeld, who died at the age of 85 on February 19.

A note with a sketch that Lagerfeld drew of himself and Chanel founder, Coco Chanel, with the words, “The beat goes on…” was placed on each attendees’ seat. And a minute of silence was observed before the show began, according to reports.

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On each seat for the audience was a drawing by Karl of himself with Coco Chanel and the words: “The beat goes on”.

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Many of his muses that regularly model in his shows, including Cara Delevingne and Kaia Gerber walked the runway, wearing a winter-ready suit and a snowball dress, respectively, from his last collection.

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“You can be Heroes” – just for one day.” Saying goodbye to Karl.

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