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Chanel deputy director Viard to succeed Lagerfeld - Chanel source

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PARIS (Reuters) - Virginie Viard, deputy artistic director of Chanel, will become chief designer of the fashion house following the death of haute couture icon Karl Lagerfeld, a source at Chanel said on Tuesday.Lagerfeld, 85, died earlier on Tuesday after a short illness and after more than 50 years at the pinnacle of Paris and the global fashion industry. (Writing by Luke Baker; editing by Richard Lough)(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, February 19 2019. 18:31 IST