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Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld to design homes on Isla Moda
Jul '08
Fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld has signed an exclusive deal with Dubai Infinity Holdings (DIH); an intelligent innovative investments enterprise that will focus on first of its kind projects in non conventional growth sectors, in line with their mandate to fulfill unmet market needs.

Karl Lagerfeld is to design limited edition homes on Isla Moda, the world's first dedicated fashion island, set in the iconic development, The World. This will be an exclusive collaboration between Dubai Infinity Holdings and Karl Lagerfeld across the GCC and India.

"Dubai Infinity Holdings is excited to bring Karl Lagerfeld to the UAE region for the first time as he embarks on laying his footprint on Isla Moda. He is the first of five iconic designers who will shape Isla Moda into an international destination.

This is a very important phase in the development and begins a new chapter for fashion in Dubai," said Samira Abdulrazzak, CEO of Dubai Infinity Holdings. "Karl Lagerfeld's exquisite work transcends demographics and is idolized by fashionistas in Dubai," she added.

Legendary fashion pioneer, Karl Lagerfeld is a designer of a multitude of talents. His collaborations with avant-garde fashion labels such as Chanel, Fendi and eponymous brand Karl Lagerfeld has propelled him to Fashion Icons status.

However, his versatility and interests in history, architecture, music, literature and photography has made Karl Lagerfeld one of the most influential designers of.

Karl Lagerfeld has ventured into several expressive forms of art and beauty. His passion for photography took him behind the lens, creating his own campaigns and artistic photography, which are shown in the most famous galleries and museum all over the world.

This obsession for photography and books naturally lead him to open his own bookshop on the leftbank of Paris and start a new venture as a publisher of art books with his publication house, 7L.

He has implemented his passion for interior design by creating several different designs for his own properties, which reflects his artistic vision.

Karl Lagerfeld's flair of combining avant-garde and haute couture will blueprint the isle of inspiration. "The metamorphosis of art and beauty is my passion.

The discovery of contemporary mediums of expression has allowed me to pursue my interest in art, beauty, architecture and progressive cultural exchange," said Karl Lagerfeld.

"Dubai is a fashion bud on the verge of blossoming into the next fashion hub of the world. The city is alive with culture and rich in personality, making a perfect place for aesthetic, fashion and design to flourish.

Isla Moda has tremendous potential to be the style icon of the future and I intend on driving the island to high style stardom," he added.

Karl Lagerfeld has recognized the tremendous potential for international fashion in Dubai. Renowned for his innovativeapproach to fashion, photography art and beauty, Karl Lagerfeld has continuously reinvented his career though the exploration of different channels of expression.

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