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Karl Lagerfeld Previews Swarovski Jewelry Collection


Karl Lagerfeld will lift the curtain on his fashion jewelry tie-up with Swarovski this week.
It will be shown at the Baselworld fair, which begins Thursday and runs through March 30.
The collection — set to launch in stores for fall — has been split into three visual groups.
The Ikonic line boasts an edgier, rock-influenced aesthetic. It will include a charm “program,” ear jackets, asymmetrical necklaces and pendants. The Klassic Karl range uses Lagerfeld’s signature as a design feature and also includes odes to his famous pet feline, Choupette. The Essentials line includes more classic designs with crystalized chains and celestial pieces.
The tie-up will go on sale in September at Swarovski Crystal Worlds retail locations, Karl Lagerfeld stores, karl.com and select retailers.
Prices will range from 50 euros, or about $54 at current exchange, to 250 euros, or about $270 at current exchange.
The brand will offer two main collections per year, featuring necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings.

Karl Lagerfeld’s first collection for Swarovski. 

In January, Pier Paolo Righi, chief executive officer of Karl Lagerfeld, said the tie-up was a logical fit for the brand, which has produced watches under license with Fossil Group since 2011.
“Karl is the man of accessorization and jewelry, it was therefore

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