Karl Lagerfeld

Company:Karl LagerfeldInvestment Year:2006
Karl Lagerfeld

Sector:  Consumer

Country:  France

Deal status:  Current

Business focus: 

One of the world’s most influential and iconic designer brands

Apax Team:

Christian Stahl 

Contact:

Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Paris
France
+33 1 44 50 22 00

www.karl.com

 

Under the creative direction of Karl Lagerfeld, one of the world’s most influential and iconic designers, the Lagerfeld Portfolio comprises three labels:

 • Karl, the new line aimed at a cosmopolitan and digitally-savvy clientele, launched exclusively online.

 • Karl Lagerfeld Paris, the premium ready-to-wear collection for women and men.

 • Lagerfeld, the menswear line for everyday, urban living.

Each line has its own accessories offering including eyewear, bags, shoes, and fragrance.

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