Karl Lagerfeld Decided to Design a Hotel Because He Already Has Too Many Houses
Having an excessive number of homes can be tough.
A Texan's Defense of Chanel's 'Cowboys and Indians' Pre-Fall Collection
If Chanel hadn’t incorporated any Native American designs into the show I would have been offended.
Karl Lagerfeld Doesn't Understand Why Everyone Is So Intimidated By Him
Prolific and quotable designer Karl Lagerfeld makes for an intimidating interview subject: Permanently shielded from eye contact by a pair of shades, he's armed with a seemingly endless arsenal of knowledge -- and a very particular way of doing things that makes the idea of speaking to the man kind of, well... terrifying.
Why Karl Lagerfeld Won't Get in Trouble for Calling People Fat
The most famously reformed fat person in the fashion industry is in some hot water for some nasty comments he's made about overweight women and plus-sized models.
Choupette Inspires Karl Lagerfeld Collection, Gives First Interview (Really)
You may think your cat is something special--the way it chases string just so, or drinks water out of the fish tank--but has he or she ever inspired a fashion collection? Or how about given an interview? In French? Didn't think so.
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Karl Lagerfeld Will Teach a College Master Class in Paris
Karl Lagerfeld is going academic.
Karl Lagerfeld Knows the German Chancellor Doesn't Want His Fashion Advice, Offers it Anyway
Karl Lagerfeld is kind of the king saying unsolicited things about any topic or person he pleases and he knows it. The latest example of this unchanging quality: his desire to give fashion advice to not-so-stylish German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Karl Lagerfeld, 'Pope' of Fashion, Stars in Four-Hour German Documentary Comparing Fashion to Religion
Karl Lagerfeld, with his vaguely priest-like uniform, is considered the "pope" of fashion, and was followed throughout his day-to-day life over 16 months for a new four-hour German documentary comparing fashion to religion. Obviously, Lagerfeld said some ridiculous things about actual popes along the way.
Some Possible Scents for Karl Lagerfeld's New Candle Collection
Perhaps for the sole purpose of giving writers the opportunity to make "burning the candle at both ends" puns, Karl Lagerfeld's 2389504839th licensing deal is for a range of scented candles. We came up with some guesses as to what the candle scents might be, based on things Lagerfeld seems to like:
Karl Lagerfeld Reinterprets Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey for the Métropole’s New Pool and Lounge in Monaco
"I chose the theme of Greek mythology for Hotel Métropole Monte-Carlo as everything happens in the Mediterranean,” explains Karl Lagerfeld, whose new design for the palace’s pool has begun to attract the jet set rushing to cocktail hour with the first days of summer. Lagerfeld, a regular at Monaco’s social gatherings, lived for ten years in the majestic Ulysse villa in nearby Roquebrune-Cap-Martin.
Karl Lagerfeld Casts His Bodyguard in New Campaign
Karl Lagerfeld probably felt really safe on the set of his latest campaign shoot. The reason: Sébastien Jondeau, Karl Lagerfeld's personal assistant and bodyguard of 14 years, was the model.
Finally, There's a Karl Lagerfeld Video Game
Karl Lagerfeld has always been a character, and now, finally, he is literally a character in a video game. The game, part of a month-long digital initiative with Lagerfeld’s eyewear distributor in France, combines two of the designer's most prominent characteristics: his penchant for sunglasses and his, er, outspoken nature.
Karl Lagerfeld Draws Gisele Bundchen as a Soccer Star, Of Course
In between designing 17,000 collections a year, spewing out enough quotes to fill at least one publishable book, directing multiple short films, and daydreaming about marrying his pet cat, Kaiser of the universe Karl Lagerfeld somehow still finds the time to do a little doodling.
Karl Lagerfeld Disses Social Media, Talks Sequel to Chanel Biopic
Lagerfeld talks Twitter, Facebook and the sequel to his mini-biopic of Coco Chanel's early career, starring Keira Knightley.
Karl Lagerfeld Thinks Calling Adele 'A Little Too Fat' Sent a Good Message
Oh, Karl. That's really all we have to say after watching the promo clips for Alina Cho's upcoming "Fashion Week: Backstage Pass," in which she interviews everyone's favorite candid and cat-obsessed fashion personality, Karl Lagerfeld.
Karl Lagerfeld Draws the Line at Condoms
Karl Lagerfeld has designed (or at least put his name on) everything from a pen to a helicopter to a confusing hotel art installation. Since there never seemed to be much of a common thread running through his many extra-curricular projects, we kind of figured there wasn't anything completely off the table. Apparently, we were wrong. Sort of.
Karl Lagerfeld Sketches Cleavage-Bearing Maternity Look for Kate Middleton
Noticing that Kate Middleton hasn't been wearing maternity clothes during her pregnancy (neither has Kim Kardashian for that matter), WWD asked a bunch of designers to sketch maternity looks for the Duchess. Apparently Karl Lagerfeld feels the Duchess should show off her pregnancy boobs because he sketched an awfully low-cut number for her.
Karl Lagerfeld Doesn't Really Seem to Know How Old He Is
Karl Lagerfeld may know exactly how old (to the day) his cat is, but when it comes to his own age, things get a little fuzzy.
Karl Lagerfeld's Morning Alarm Clock: Choupette's Face
For some reason, WWD interviewed Karl Lagerfeld about his sleeping schedule. Maybe they wanted to make sure sleeping was something Karl Lagerfeld actually did?
Karl Lagerfeld to Direct New Film Starring Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel
Four-year-old Chanel model Hudson Kroenig will be in it too.
Karl Lagerfeld Tells Harper's Bazaar What He Would Do If He Were Invisible (Hint: It's Illegal)
You would think that by now we would stop being surprised and/or amused by the things Karl Lagerfeld says. Not so.
Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld Once Tried to Give Alexa Chung a Beard
What do you do when you're a gorgeous it girl and Karl Lagerfeld wants to give you a beard? If you're Alexa Chung, you take a stand.
Karl Lagerfeld Sketches Confusing Lesbian Tribute to Franco-German Relations
Who better to take on Franco-German relations than Karl Lagerfeld, German designer and king of French fashion?