AFFORDABLE CHIC

 Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and his cat, Choupette.

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld and his cat, Choupette.

For decades, Karl Lagerfeld has been a star on the international fashion scene. He began his career in the 1950s as Pierre Balmain's assistant. Currently, he's the head designer and creative director of Chanel and Fendi as well as his own namesake fashion house. He also finds time to dote on his equally famous cat, Choupette. 

Always on trend, he launched Karl Lagerfeld Paris, a lower priced line available at www.karllagerfeldparis.com and at Dillard's (www.dillards.com). 

Here are a few of The O Report's favorite Chanel-inspired pieces from the chic yet affordable collection:

Crepe Sheath Dress With Pearl Trim, $148. 

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Tweed Dress With Contrast Trim, $128. 

Long Sleeve Ruffled Blouse, $79.

Blouse With Contrast Wide Tie, $89.50.

Tweed Crop Jacket, $118, and Tweed Sheath Dress, $148.

Windowpane Fringed Duster Cardigan, $99.50.

Tweed Jacket, $118. 

Georgette Lamb Satchel, $248. 

Agnyess Lamb Shoulder Bag, $228. 

Colette Leather Flat, $129.

Royce Slide Loafer, $129. 

Leroux Flat, $89.

Hettie Mule, $129. 

Damia Flat, $129.

Susie Bootie, $159.

Tilda Suede Loafer, $120.

Charlie Lace Up Pump, $129.