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In this photo from Nov. 30, 1953, German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, left, poses with a model in Germany.Werner Baum/The Associated Press

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FILE-- Karl Lagerfeld at Saks Fifth Avenue showing one of his snug-waisted styles, a silk taffeta skirt and blouse, in New York, Sept. 20, 1976. Lagerfeld, the most prolific designer of the 20th and 21st centuries and a man whose career formed the prototype of the modern luxury fashion industry, died on Feb. 19, 2019, in Paris. He was 85. (Tyrone Dukes/The New York Times)TYRONE DUKES/The New York Times News Service

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Karl Lagerfeld with models Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen and Claudia Schiffer at the end of Chanel's Spring/Summer high fashion show on Jan. 26, 1993.STRINGER/Reuters

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Lagerfeld greets the audience after a show in Paris on Oct. 4, 2002.PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images

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In this Jan. 28, 2013 file photo, Karl Lagerfeld poses prior to the start of a press conference, in Rome.The Associated Press

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In this Feb. 14, 2014 file photo, Lagerfeld poses for photographers in front of his books prior to the start of an exhibition at the museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany.The Associated Press

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In this file photo taken on Feb. 3, 2015, Lagerfeld poses next to a painting of his cat Choupette during the inauguration of the show Corsa Karl and Choupette at the Palazzo Italia in Berlin.JENS KALAENE/AFP/Getty Images

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Lily Collins and Lagerfeld attend a party celebrating Chanel's Metiers d'Art companies at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, March 30, 2015.DINA LITOVSKY/The New York Times News Service

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Lagerfeld speaks with Louis Vuitton Executive Vice President Delphine Arnault, left, and model Karlie Kloss at a cocktail reception in Paris on March 2, 2016.DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/The New York Times News Service

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