May 01, 2009 06:57 PM


Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld is as known for his signature white ponytail as he is for his innovative designs for the famous French fashion house. Oscar-winning actresses like Nicole Kidman and Keira Knightley have starred in Chanel’s sensual perfume ads, but when it comes to his celebrity pals he counts Mary- Kate and Ashley Olsen and Rihanna as his front row regulars. And his taste for quirky fashionistas is finally about cross over into print ads. A rep for Chanel confirms to that Karl has cast none other than Lily Allen as the star of his next handbag campaign! What made him pick the British pop star? “She’s fun,” WWD quotes Lagerfeld as saying. We can’t wait to see what these two have in store for the Chanel ads. Tell us: Are you excited to see Lily Allen star in Chanel’s handbag ads?

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