Karl Lagerfeld was born at 10th of September 1938 in Hamburg (Germany). He lives in Paris from 1952. After he graduates, he works and assists to one of the most famous fashion designers as Pierre Balmain (from 1955 to 1958), art director to Jean Patou (from 1958 to 1963). In 1964 for a short time he is in Italy, where he learns the history of the art. At free lance, in one or another form he makes the design or he manifests as consultant for Chloe, Krizia, Ballantines, Time Wear, Charles Jourdan, Valentino, Fendi, MaxMara, Dunhill and others. The most influential fashion house, that Lagerfeld works for, is Chanel, which irremovable chief designer he is from 1983 till today (as to the lines pret-a-porter, as to couture). From 1984 he develops successfully some his brands: Karl Lagerfeld, KL, Lagerfeld Gallery, as for men, as for women. He occupies actively with scenographic activity and with photography. He is bearer of many prestigious awards; among those is the prize of the Council of the fashion designers in America and the Fashion shoe association in New York. He is bearer of the prize Golden thimble for haute couture. He is a professor in the University of Vienna.