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Becoming Karl Lagerfeld OTT release date – Watch the intriguing drama series on the life of the renowned Parisian couturier on THIS platform

Becoming Karl Lagerfeld OTT release date: Watch Daniel Brühl don the shoes of Karl Lagerfeld effortlessly in a biographical mini-drama series this summer, full of fashion and fun.

Becoming Karl Lagerfeld OTT release date – Watch the intriguing drama series on the life of the renowned Parisian couturier on THIS platform
A still from Becoming Karl Lagerfeld ahead of its OTT release

Last Updated: 03.27 PM, Mar 16, 2024


Becoming Karl Lagerfeld offers a never-seen-before glimpse at the life of the Parisian couturier, who was the artistic director of House of Chanel and a renowned fashion personality untill his demise in 2019. The biographical show will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar and Hulu on the same date this summer.

Becoming Karl Lagerfeld release date and teaser


Becoming Karl Lagerfeld will be available to stream on OTT starting June 7, after debuting at the Canneseries TV Festival in April. Lagerfeld's long and illustrious career, full of passion and hard work, is showcased in the 6-part mini-series, along with his personal struggles, relationships, and the true reflection of Karl in the mirror before turning in at night.

Name of Series Becoming Karl Lagerfeld
Director(s) Jérome Salle and Audrey Estrougo
Genre Biographical, drama
Release Date June 7, 2024
OTT Platform Disney+hotstar, Hulu

Becoming Karl Lagerfeld plot

Becoming Karl Lagerfeld has also released a teaser as well as the show’s plot to further tantalise the audience. The biographical limited series is set in the 1970s and traces Karl’s journey before becoming known for being a Lagerfeld. From revealing the glamorous designers and artists he rubbed shoulders with to exploring who Karl is when alone, the series will offer an unseen view of the man underneath the label.

The series will chart Lagerfeld’s encounter with his long-time romantic partner, the ambitious, troublesome, exciting and dandy Jacques des Bascher, as well as his frenemy bond with the fashion icon Yves Saint Laurent. As Laurent was backed by businessman Pierre Bergé while working at House of Chanel, Lagerfeld had to struggle and suffer multiple setbacks before making it big.

With Daniel Brühl essaying Lagerfeld, the series plunges viewers into the glamorous heart of Paris, Monaco, and Rome in the ‘70s, when Parisian couture was having its renaissance. Determined to be the emperor of fashion, Lagerfeld embarks on a journey of grandiose parties and glittery fashion shows in his usual reserved yet eye-catching manner, ready to play the long game.

Becoming Karl Lagerfeld cast

Becoming Karl Lagerfeld features an iconic cast, starring the likes of Daniel Brühl as Lagerfeld, Théodore Pellerin as Jacques des Bascher, Arnaud Valois as Yves Saint Laurent, Alex Lutz as Pierre Bergé, and Agnès Jaoui as Gabrielle Aghion, the founder of Chloé Fashion House, where Lagerfeld had worked. Directed by Jérome Salle and Audrey Estrougo, the series will be here as a refreshing summer drink on June 7, 2024.

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