couturier Karl Lagerfeld was awarded France's highest award - the Order of the Legion of Honor. This mark of distinction for outstanding figures of the country, established by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802 and since then it is considered the highest recognition of merit. Decree on awarding signed by President Nicolas Sarkozy, right before the show Chanel, which was held in Paris yesterday. Date of the official award ceremony has not yet been appointed. It looks like Lagerfeld things go uphill. Just yesterday it was reported that he was selected as a photographer for the calendar Pirelli. Today - an honorary award. The Lagerfeld surprise us tomorrow?