A Look Back at Karl Lagerfeld's Most Iconic Chanel Runway Looks

The designer has passed away at age 85.

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As the fashion community mourns the lost of legendary designer and creative Karl Lagerfeld, we're taking a look back at his most memorable Chanel creations—and there are almost too many to count. Since he became the fashion house's creative director in 1983, Lagerfeld managed to keep both Coco Chanel's spirit alive through the famous tweed suits and classic touches while also injecting his own perspective into the brand.

Lagerfeld never did anything short of iconic: His runway sets, like his fashion designs, were instantly legendary, creating everything from a full Chanel supermarket to a rocket ship to an iceberg to set the stage for an unforgettable experience. As a tribute to one of the greatest fashion icons of all time, here are Lagerfeld's best runway moments.

Chanel : Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2019
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Spring 2019
Chanel : Runway - Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Fall Winter 2018/2019
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Haute Couture Fall 2018
Chanel Metiers D'Art 2018/19 Show - Runway
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Metiers D'Art 2018
Chanel - Spring Summer 2018 Runway - Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week
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Haute Couture Spring 2018
Chanel - Runway RTW - Fall 2018 - Paris Fashion Week
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Fall 2018
Chanel : Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2018
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Spring 2018
Chanel : Runway - Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Spring Summer 2017
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Haute Couture Spring 2017
Chanel - Runway RTW - Fall 2017 - Paris Fashion Week
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Fall 2017
Chanel : Runway - Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2017-2018
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Haute Couture Fall 2017
Chanel : Runway - Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2016-2017
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Haute Couture Fall 2016
'Chanel Collection des Metiers d'Art 2016/17 : Paris Cosmopolite'  : Show At Hotel Ritz
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Metiers d'Art 2016
France - Chanel: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2016/2017
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Fall 2016
Chanel : Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2016
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Spring 2016
Chanel Metiers d'Art 2015/16 Fashion Show - Runway
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Metiers d'Art 2015
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Fall 2015
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Spring 2015
Chanel - Runway RTW - Fall 2014 - Paris Fashion Week
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Fall 2014
Chanel: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Haute-Couture F/W 2013-2014
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Haute Couture Fall 2014
Chanel - Couture Fall 2014 Runway - Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week
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Haute Couture Fall 2014
Chanel : Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear  Spring/Summer 2014
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Spring 2014
CHANEL 2013/14 'Paris-Dallas Metiers d'Art Collection'
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Metiers d'Art 2013
Chanel: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2012
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Fall 2013
Chanel: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring / Summer 2013
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Spring 2013
Chanel: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring / Summer 2013
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Spring 2013
Chanel: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture F/W 2013
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Haute Couture Fall 2013
CHANEL: Metiers d'Art - Show
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Metiers d'Art 2012
Chanel: Runway - Paris Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2012
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Spring 2012
Chanel - Runway - PFW Haute Couture F/W 2011
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Haute Couture Fall 2011
Chanel - Runway Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011
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Spring 2011
Chanel - PFW - Ready To Wear - Fall/Winter 2011 - Show
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Fall 2011
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