Saturday, April 7, 2012

Karl Lagerfeld is designing Helicopters


Is it just us or is it really just that everyday we open up WWD we find the designer Karl Lagerfeld is taking on a new odd project?! We're really beginning to think Karl Lagerfeld is a robot deep inside. Well, going back to the topic, Karls latest endeavor is designing a helicopter. He’s been tapped by Anglo-Italian company AgustaWestland to makeover both the interiors and exteriors of their VIP helicopters, so we can expect to see a chopper with Lagerfeld‘s face on it hitting the skies soon. The company said Lagerfeld’s “creativity and sophisticated style” would allow it to “introduce a new, limited edition, customized solution” for its growing customer base–and would no doubt attract a certain kind of fashion-y clientele. AgustaWestland also noted that while the collaboration will initially focus on the AW139 twin-turbine helicopter, “the partnership may be extended to other commercial models.” And at the rate Karl is going with these collaborations we’re sure they’ll have a whole fleet in no time. We can’t wait to see the helicopters interior and exterior when the remarkable designer is done designing them!! 

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