Model Adut Akech Was The Last Couture Bride To Walk For The Late Karl Lagerfeld Before He Tragically Passed Away From Pancreatic Cancer Last Week
Model Adut Akech was the last couture bride to walk for the late Karl Lagerfeld before he tragically passed away from pancreatic cancer last week.
And on Friday, speaking to The Daily Telegraph, the 19-year-old model said she's still feeling the pain of his passing.
'I feel like I have lost a special part of me. I really did love the man,' Adut told the publication.
Still in pain: Adut Akech is mourning the death of Karl Lagerfeld. Pictured in Milan in 2019
Adut made history as the second black bride to close the Chanel Couture show, after being hand-picked by Karl himself.
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She followed in Alek Wek's footsteps, modelling a cutting-edge wedding gown at Chanel's Haute Couture Fall 2018 show in Paris.
Last week, the model paid an emotional tribute to the late fashion designer, who she was 'hugging and kissing' just three weeks before his death.
Close: 'I feel like I have lost a special part of me. I really did love the man,' Adut told the Daily Telegraph on Friday. Pictured with Karl Lagerfeld (left)
She mourned the loss of the 85-year-old icon in an Instagram post after learning of his tragic passing.
The supermodel detailed her 'special' relationship with the fashion powerhouse, writing: 'Shocked doesn't even describe what I'm feeling right now, I just received the WORST NEWS that has passed away this morning after weeks of being so ill.
'It's so hard to believe that you're gone, I didn't think that three weeks ago would be the last time I saw, hugged and agen aduq kissed you.'
Made history together: The 19-year-old has detailed her 'special' relationship with Karl (pictured). 'Karl I love you, the world loves you and we will miss and think of you everyday. Thank you for everything you did for me and the industry,' she wrote.
She went on: 'Karl thank you so much for being one of the people in this industry that excepted me believed in me and took a chance with me.
'Working with Chanel had always been one of my biggest dream since I started modelling and you made that dream come true for me.
'I don't think I could ever thank you enough for the life changing experiences and opportunities that I received from you.'
Karl had been suffering from pancreatic cancer, idaduq.online and passed away last Tuesday after being rushed to hospital, according to reports.
Horrified: 'It's so hard to believe that you're gone, I didn't think that three weeks ago would be the last time I saw, hugged and 300 agen judi adu q kissed you' she wrote in a moving Instagram post. Pictured during the Chanel SS19 show
website Akech mourns the death of Karl Lagerfeld