The Old New Glamour by Karl Lagerfeld
Most people recognize him for his talent as a fashion designer, but what they don’t know is that he has a passion for photography. By combining his fascination for the fashion icons, Mona Bismarck and Millicent Rogers, and his passion for photography he created his latest masterpiece, The Old New Glamour. The two inimitable ladies from the 20th century had a very strong and exquisite taste for fashion setting trends that has endure as a symbol of elegance and glamour even today.
Lagerfeld’s career started in 1950 in fashion design and it was not until much later that his sudden interest for photography began. Today the designer admits that more than a passion, photography has become an indispensable tool to see the world and fashion through the magic of lenses. He constantly reinvents his visions and inspirations. Through photography Lagerfeld has gained a new perspective towards life itself, that is able to vary from a “Chanel style”, extravagant and luxurious, to more personal themes that intend to touch our hearts with their poetic and romantic appeal.
More recently, Lagerfeld has designed a photo-shoot worthy of admiration and respect. For the most avid fashion lovers that follow us, you certainly are aware of the mythical allure of Mona Bismarck and Millicent Rogers. The two have elevated the act of dressing to an art, contributing forever with their modern and sophisticated individual tastes and interpretations of fashion.
So intrigued, Lagerfeld created the most glamorous story, a hypothetical scenario were the two icons meet in Mona’s extravagant Hotel Particulier in Paris. No words can describe the chills and heart beat that Lagerfeld’s pictures provoke. Admire the pictures and feel it for yourself. If these two ladies were alive today, would you imagine them to be unconditional lovers of KOKET?