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Lagerfeld interviews Lady Gaga on Dubai concert and fashion finds

The Chanel king and American singer unite over their love of Dubai and fashion

Lagerfeld interviews Lady Gaga on Dubai concert and fashion finds
Lady Gaga will play in Dubai on September 10.

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s creative director, has been an avid fan of Dubai since his last Cruise collection showcased in the city. The French fashion house orchestrated a true desert fashion spectacle on a manmade Island last May which was attended by 1000 guests.

This month, Lagerfeld sat down with Lady Gaga in anticipation of her world tour and her first ever concert in Dubai. In the interview, which ran in Harper’s Bazaar USA, the 28-year-old New York singer discusses her preparations for the tour, exploring Middle Eastern fashion and finding clothing with a story such as heavy fabrics, jewels, veils.

“I heard you're going to Dubai for the first time. I hope you like it. I loved it when I showed the Chanel Dubai collection there,” said Lagerfeld. To which Gaga responded: “I’m very excited to go there, see my fans, give them the show of a lifetime. And, of course, I must explore the local designers and go shopping!”

Gaga was recently chosen by Harper’s Bazaar as the magazine’s fashion icon, and having her showcase any local designer’s creations would be a priceless opportunity. Her fashion sensibility is whimsical to say the least, but that certainly adds to the allure of her upcoming performance.

Scheduled for September 10, tickets for the concert are currently on sale from $136 for general admission to $544 for VIP tables.

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