Cofounder of a philosophical think tank and a Karl Lagerfeld muse, Princess Grace’s granddaughter Charlotte Casiraghi is the ultimate multi-hyphenate.
Charlotte Casiraghi, the 35-year-old granddaughter of Princess Grace of Monaco, is hard to describe. Pauline Delassus of Paris Match magazine calls her “serious, studious, persevering, a competitor, discreet, smart and cultured”—terms not often associated with young royals.
But maybe that’s because Casiraghi has managed to parlay these traits into a multitude of part-time careers and identities that’s led to the creation of a fascinating life. A published author, magazine editor, film producer, model, equestrian, cofounder of a philosophical think tank, and front-row Fashion Week staple, Casiraghi also served as a muse to the late Karl Lagerfeld and is currently a spokesperson and ambassador for the House of Chanel.
Despite all those roles, one title that Casiraghi does not hold is princess. “I’m not a princess,” Casiraghi, who is 11th in line to the Monégasque throne, once told Vogue Paris. “My mother is, not me. I am the niece of a head of state. And with this status, I have some representational duties, nothing very constraining or very exceptional.”
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