The late Karl Lagerfeld took over the reins at French luxury clothing brand Chanel in 1983.

Soon the fashion shows became as iconic and flamboyant as the clothes he designed.

Here's a look back at some of the most memorable Chanel shows under Lagerfeld's artistic direction.

Karl Lagerfeld passes by his creations when leaving the stage at Chanel's pre-fall Metiers d'Art fashion show in Germany 2017. Credit: AP
Lagerfeld appears at the end of the presentation of Chanel's Spring-Summer 2017 in Paris. Credit: AP
Karl Lagerfeld after the presentation of Chanel Cruise collection in Paris 2017. Credit: AP
Lagerfeld poses with models at the end of Chanel's Spring-Summer 2016 Haute Couture fashion collection in Paris. Credit: AP
The presentation of Chanel 's Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture fashion collection, in Paris. Credit: AP
Lagerfeld looks on as models 'demonstrate' at Chanel's Spring/Summer ready to wear collection in 2015. Credit: AP
Lagerfeld takes a bow at the end of his Metiers d'Art fashion show in 2013. Credit: AP
Karl Lagerfeld stands with models on stage at the Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2013-2014 in 2013. Credit: AP
Lagerfeld at the ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2014 fashion collection he designed for Chanel in 2013. Credit: AP
Karl Lagerfeld appears at the end of Chanel's Fall-Winter ready-to-wear in 2011. Credit: AP
Karl Lagerfeld with models in Paris 1995. Credit: AP
Karl Lagerfeld fans himself at the end of a Chanel show in Paris in 1991. Credit: AP