An Afternoon With Karl Lagerfeld

The iconic designer and visionary is honored – and wOw’s Sharon Hoge shares the details of the celebration.


With Fashion’s Night Out only hours away, an ultra stylish crowd from the best-dressed list, fashion media and society gathered at a Lincoln Center luncheon to bestow the Fashion Visionary Award to legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld. Clad in their own best finery, style leaders greeted Chanel’s creative director and chief designer, who was wearing his signature ponytail hairstyle and fingerless gloves. Sponsored by luxury lifestyle concierge service Quintessentially, the festive afternoon raised funds for the Couture Council’s support of the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Editor’s Note: Sharon King Hoge specializes in consumer and travel journalism both in print and on radio and television. The former Consumer Reporter at WBZ-TV and producer/host of “The Sharon King Show” in Boston, she reported on ABC network news, hosted “The Cookbook Kitchen” on the Food Channel and participated in the launch of CNBC. A Contributing Editor at Condé Nast Traveler and Global Traveler magazines, her writing has appeared in Forbes FYI and Forbes Executive Woman, SELF, Ladies Home Journal, National Review. A former columnist for both AOL and the New York Daily News, she was Calendar Editor for the Martha Stewart Living website and is Editor at Large of the three regional Cottages and Gardens shelter magazines.

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