Karl Lagerfeld young: Chanel boss appears handsome in early photos before death aged 85
19 February 2019, 12:50 | Updated: 19 February 2019, 13:07
Karl Lagerfeld is pictured as a young man in vintage photos taken before he passed away following weeks of illness at the age of 85.
The iconic Chanel designer might have been famed for his white hair sleeked into a ponytail, black tuxedo and sunglasses but what did he look like when he was younger?
We take a look at some of the earlier pictures of Karl Lagerfeld from his early beginnings a German Stylist to when he took over as creative director of Chanel in 1983 and more.
Karl Lagerfeld aged 21, in 1954
At The Age Of 21, The German Stylist Karl Lagerfeld Won 1St Prize In The Coat Category At The Fashion Design Competition In Paris, On December 11, 1954. Long before his iconic white ponytail, he sported a much slicker look with his dark brunette hair slicked into a quiff.