The mastermind behind Chanel and Fendi ready-to-wear
collections, as well as Chanel couture…is getting in to the accessories game. Quelle surprise! According to WWD, Karl
Lagerfeld SAS is partnering with Accessory Network Group to design,
manufacture and distribute Karl Lagerfeld handbags, small leather goods
and luggage. The collection will fall under ANG’s prestige brands
division (Calvin Klein, Ghurka and Isaac
Isaac Mizrahi accessories).
Lagerfeld handbags will be available for the
fall 2008 season and consist of a designer-level collection retailing
from $1,000 and a contemporary line ranging from $350 to $850. Both
groups also will include a range of small leather goods and luggage,
while the designer-level offerings will feature a full travel
collection comprising travel bags, accessories and luggage retailing
from $485 to $850.
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