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Watch: OneShot — The Kaiser Of Fashion Leaves The Runway

Detail of photograph by Hendrik Ballhausen
Detail of photograph by Hendrik Ballhausen

"Legendary," "pioneering," "the savior of Chanel," "fashion icon..."

Superlatives abound in international headlines as news outlets take a moment to pay homage to the German-born designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has died in Paris at age 85.

Nicknamed the "Kaiser" of fashion, the creative director of both the French luxury fashion house Chanel and the Italian brand Fendi had become as much an icon as the clothes he designed.

OneShot pays its respects to the unmistakable black-and-white fashion genius.​

The Kaiser Of Fashion Leaves The Runway© Hendrik Ballhausen/DPA/ZUMA/OneShot



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How Ukraine Keeps Getting The West To Flip On Arms Supplies

The open debate on weapon deliveries to Ukraine is highly unusual, but Kyiv has figured out how to use the public moral suasion — and patience — to repeatedly shift the question in its favor. But will it work now for fighter jets?

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U.S fighter jets ready for takeoff on the USS Nimitz

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PARIS — In what other war have arms deliveries been negotiated so openly in the public sphere?

On Monday, a journalist asked Joe Biden if he plans on supplying F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine. He answered “No”. A few hours later, the same question was asked to Emmanuel Macron, about French fighter jets. Macron did not rule it out.

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Visiting Paris on Tuesday, Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksïï Reznikov recalled that a year ago, the United States had refused him ground-air Stinger missiles deliveries. Eleven months later, Washington is delivering heavy tanks, in addition to everything else. The 'no' of yesterday is the green light of tomorrow: this is the lesson that the very pragmatic minister seemed to learn.

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