An enduring designer for such fashion houses as Krizia, Charles Jourdan and Valentino, legendary Karl Lagerfeld, disillusioned by haute couture, left Parisian fashion temporarily in 1964 for the Italian art world. Three years later, he rejoined fashion at Fendi. His celebrity continued at famed design houses, Chloe and Chanel. In 1997, Vogue crowned him the "unparalleled interpreter of the mood of the moment." A roster of Lagerfeld fragrances folowed: Chloe, Lagerfeld, Karl Lagerfeld, Sun Moon and Stars, among others.. Lagerfeld remains a prestigious force in the world of design and an influential trendsetter of the 21st century.