THE S.L.ED by Karl Lagerfeld was created in 2003, and was one of two instruments to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Steinway & Sons. Renowned international fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld designed a commemorative piano that reflected his bold, yet impeccable, style. With dramatic, highly-polished red and elegant black satin finishes, this stunning instrument is a study in powerful contrasts. Mr. Lagerfeld’s innovative design features a rectangular music desk and legs.
Winner of numerous honors and awards throughout his career, Mr. Lagerfeld is one of the most celebrated fashion designers of the 20th Century. A native of Hamburg, Germany, he was 17 when he first entered the world of haute couture. Mr. Lagerfeld’s unique vision has led famous companies like Chloe, Valentino, Fendi and Chanel to the pinnacle of high fashion success. And the collections he has designed for the Karl Lagerfeld brand have also brought him international acclaim.Mr. Lagerfeld is known for his bold vision, use of bright colors and unusual pairing of styles. His innovative spirit and design genius are beautifully expressed in the Steinway 150th Anniversary Limited Edition Piano.