Karl Lagerfeld's Protege & Muse
“I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness.” -Karl Lagerfeld
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Dehar is perhaps best known for one particular client, Franck Ribery. He’s the popular international footballer from a poor background -- scarred by a car accident -- who married his childhood girlfriend, was a devoted dad and an devout, admired convert to Islam.
But the Algerian-born Dehar, now known – like Madonna – only by her first name, was rescued by Lagerfeld, befriended by Jean Paul Gaultier and fashion photographer Ellen Von Unwerth, and was reborn as a luxury lingerie designer.
Dehar now has her own website (of course) and Twitter page.
Lagerfeld calls her a flashback to France's 18th-century courtesans, beautiful well-paid mistresses of the rich and powerful, in "a purely French tradition that the whole world admired and copied."
Her first big lingerie show was in January 2012...."
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