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Karl Lagerfeld to design helicopters

Karl Lagerfeld is collaborating with helicopter-maker AgustaWestland to re-design its line of VIP choppers, reports Women’s Wear Daily magazine.

The German fashion designer, who also designed bottles for Coke, will now redesign both interiors and exteriors of the company’s AW139, a twin-engine helicopter that can seat up to 15 people.

The company “admires Lagerfeld’s creativity and sophisticated style and will use his talents to introduce a new, limited edition, customised solution to its customers”.

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