Bella Hadid, Kris Jenner and More Stars Pay Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld -- Legendary Designer Dead at 85
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"You brought so much beauty, style and grace to this world," Kris Jenner wrote.

The fashion world and beyond is paying to tribute to legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld.

Lagerfeld, who served as Creative Director of Chanel since 1983, passed away at the age of 85 Tuesday in Paris, the fashion house confirmed. The cause of the icon's death is currently unknown, however, there were rumors of possible health concerns after Lagerfeld missed two Chanel runway shows last month. The German artist was recognizable around the world for his iconic look: white hair, black sunglasses, fingerless gloves, and high starched collars.

"It is with deep sadness that the House of Chanel announces the passing of Karl Lagerfeld, the Creative Director for the Chanel Fashion House since 1983," Chanel said in a statement. "An extraordinary individual, Karl Lagerfeld, reinvented the brand's codes created by Gabrielle Chanel."

Along with Chanel, Lagerfeld also was the Creative Director of Italian luxury brand Fendi. The brand released a statement of their own:

Rome, 19th February 2019 - Immensely affected, FENDI mourns the passing of M. Karl Lagerfeld. His influence in the history of FENDI is astonishing. It was 1965 when Paola, Anna, Franca, Carla and Alda Fendi welcomed a pioneering young German designer named Karl Lagerfeld, who would soon revolutionize the very essence of fur and lead FENDI through five decades of pure, unwavering innovation, giving life to creations that have stretched the boundaries of fashion. From his first days at FENDI, the longest relationship in the fashion world between a designer and a fashion house, Karl Lagerfeld was a true visionary in everything he conjured up, from the advertising campaigns to his ready-to-wear and Couture Collections. He dared to push boundaries, a modern day genius with a unique sense of aesthetic fearlessness, who influenced a whole generation of designers. Thanks to the unparalleled creativity of Karl Lagerfeld, in collaboration with Silvia Venturini Fendi, FENDI is today synonymous with timeless quality, strong tradition, relentless experimentation and daring creativity. His passing marks an unimaginable loss at FENDI.

Models, celebrities and more took to social media to share their sadness over the designer's death.

Bella Hadid wrote on Instagram, "Nothing feels right today..at a loss for words and so heartbroken by the loss of Karl. His humor, wit , love and passion for fashion will live on forever. Thank you for the inspiration that you gave to this world and for all of the hearts that you touched in the process. Every time I saw you it felt like the first time & I will miss your hugs so much. I feel so lucky to have been in your presence. Sending my love to the Lagerfeld family and to all closest to him. I am so sorry. We all love you so much .💔 Rest In Peace KL❤️"

Bella's sister Gigi, who also worked with Lagerfeld, echoed her older sibling's thoughts, also mentioning Lagerfeld's hugs. "I'm so heartbroken I almost don't have words," Gigi wrote on her Instagram Story. "There will never be another Karl Lagerfeld. Every second with you was an honor, joy, and inspration. I wish I could give you one last hug. I love you Karl. Thank you for everything. Rest In Peace."

Gigi later shared multiple photos of she and Lagerfeld. "Karl, I will miss your indescribable presence, watching your calm, quiet, genius mind working, your little jokes, amazing stories, and experiencing the clothes, sets, and productions only you could dream up," she captioned the pic. "Thank you for believing in me and for the beautiful, incredible opportunities you brought to my career, but mostly, thank you for giving me the honor of knowing the magic behind the myth. There will never be another Karl Lagerfeld. I am overwhelmed with sadness today, but also with so much love, admiration, and gratitude for you. To all his beloved friends and colleagues, and his favorite girl Choupette🐾, my heart is with you. ❤️ Rest In Peace King Karl. I didn’t want this day to come. 💔"

Kris Jenner posted a compilation of photos on her Instagram account, including photos of Kendall Jenner and Kim Kardashian posing with Lagerfeld. "You brought so much beauty, style and grace to this world," Kris captioned the photos. "Karl, you will forever be a true legend, an icon, an inspiration. It was such a thrill and a pleasure to have met you, to have worked with you, and to have experienced the amazing times when you would photograph my girls for your beautiful campaigns. There will never be another like you, my dear friend, and you will be truly missed. 💔#KarlLagerfeld @karllagerfeld"

"My heart is broken. Thank you for everything x," Lindsay Lohan captioned a throwback photo of her and Lagerfeld.

Both Victoria and David Beckham shared tributes on Instagram. "So incredibly sad to hear this," Victoria wrote. "Karl was a genius and always so kind and generous to me both personally and professionally. RIP 💔x vb." David captioned a photo of Lagerfeld with one of the designer's famous quotes, "'Evolution is the secret for the next step' -- rest in peace, Karl Lagerfeld ❤"

See how the world is paying tribute to the icon below.

My heart is broken. Thank you for everything x

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Cher Karl, que dire pour exprimer à quel point vous allez nous manquer. The world will never know another force like you. My heart is so heavy today, but so full of gratitude for all that you have taught and done for me. Your kindness, humour, and loyalty will live on in the hearts of those who knew you and your genius will live on forever. I feel so lucky to have been able to work with you so closely, but even luckier to have known your heart and incredible spirit. I will hold every moment spent with you so dear. Words can’t express how much your belief in me has impacted every aspect of my life; it is a gift I could never thank you enough for. You truly made my dreams come true. Thinking of my Chanel family today and all those who knew and loved Karl ❤️ Karl, on vous aime. Merci, merci, merci. Vous êtes éternel.

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Ok... the world feels weird. I loved you so much. 💔

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