THE long shadow of Karl Lagerfeld hung over Chanel's first Paris haute couture collection without the Kaiser on Tuesday.

[PARIS] Chanel clocked up sales of nearly 10 billion euros (S$15.4 billion) in its final year under the late designer Karl Lagerfeld, the French label said Monday.

THE death of Chanel legendary designer and mastermind Karl Lagerfeld this week has left voids in both Chanel and its rival house, fur-maker Fendi.

[PARIS] Superstar designer Karl Lagerfeld died at the age of 85 on Tuesday, his fashion label Chanel confirmed.