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Kristen Stewart had plenty to be happy about last night at the Chanel Métiers d’Art show — not that you could tell.
Human quote dispenser Karl Lagerfeld’s ability to open his mouth and piss off half the population rivals his ability to design stuff. One of his more memorable quotes was the infamous, “No one wants to see curvy women on the catwalk,” which is cited in his recently published and aptly-titled book The World According to Karl.
Get your claws out! The line includes a knit cap with cat ears, a leather cat-shaped tote bag, fingerless gloves, cross-body bag, as well as iPad and iPhone covers.
If there ever was a class you couldn’t afford to sleep through, this would be it.
16-year-old Hailee Steinfeld is gaining so much style traction these days, we’re predicting she’ll own the Hollywood red carpets before she’s old enough to buy a lottery ticket.
As Jay Z’s ‘Picasso, Baby’ blared through the Grand Palais’ palatial halls, the models — clad in black crop wigs, sharp Siouxsie Sioux eye makeup, and oversize pearl chokers — stomped past larger-than-life paintings, sculptures, and giant Chanel C’s.
Say you what you want about Kim Kardashian, there’s no arguing that she’s a beautiful canvas to work with. Her exotic countenance and curvy physique are unrivaled, and Carine Roitfeld is smart enough to look past the celebrity and just create art. The storied French editor tapped fellow Kardashian advocate Riccardo Tisci for art direction and Karl Lagerfeld as photographer and created a fashion story in which the pregnant star exhibits alternative maternity wear.
Human quote dispenser Karl Lagerfeld is never short on ways to shock. But the most jaw-dropping things he says/does/creates aren’t spectacular haute couture gowns or spectacularly galling non-disses. They’re things like walking among the common folk, entering a supermarket or… Eating a burger.
The last time we remember seeing Lindsay Lohan in a photo with Karl Lagerfeld was 2007, so when we stumbled upon what the internet is deeming Lohan’s comeback selfie, we were shocked to find that the none other than the Kaiser was sharing the frame. No, the two weren’t out to lunch, sharing Oprah’s couch, or even in tandem.
Sometimes we almost feel guilty for the amount of space dedicated to Karl Lagerfeld on this here website. But it’s not every day that one of his many, many, many newsworthy actions involves Gabourey Sidibe. And if it does, it’s probably more likely to be because of an awkward/nasty comment rather than a regal full-body photograph taken for the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar.
While we can’t imagine Wintour would appreciate being depicted in something as drab as a nun’s habit, we love these drawings. Is it just us, or does Lagerfeld seem like he was meant to dress for the Vatican?
Always primed with a Kaiser-ism, Karl Lagerfeld says, “I love velvet gloves on iron hands and velvet sunglasses on steel eyes.” Guess he’s pretty pumped about his eyewear collaboration with Lapo Elkann, then.
When it comes to designer/celebrity partnerships, at one end of the Spectrum of Weird and Unexpected are John Galliano and cross-dressing Stephen Fry. At the other are Karl Lagerfeld and Cate Blanchett. It even rolls off the tongue like fine Como silk.
We tried and failed to find some gifts for Kate Middleton and her royal spawn, but when you’re a designer it’s easier: You can just sketch them into existence.
We never took Karl Lagerfeld for a big fan of 16-day beer-fueled benders, but apparently he’s more closely aligned with his German roots than we thought. For the 180th edition of Oktoberfest, the Kaiser is putting his signature spin on the traditional dirndl – the full-skirted, tight-bodiced dress that evolved from farmers’ garb into national costume and go-to uniform for touristy German pubs
This morning, DOMA (the cruelly titled Defense of Marriage Act) has been struck down by the Supreme Court. That means that from now on, it has been deemed unconstitutional to treat same-sex married couples any differently than their straight counterparts. Since this is obviously cause for celebration in the fashion world, take a look back at the weddings, engagements, protests, arguments, and public displays of support we’ve seen in the industry in the past few years.
The world according to Karl Lagerfeld is one we know well, thanks to the designer’s frequent one-liners, ruminations on just about anything, and general penchant for honesty above all else. Take a stroll through some of the most shocking Kaiserisms of all time.
You’d think Karl Lagerfeld and sports would go together like orange juice and toothpaste, but the Kaiser never fails to surprise.
With all the current calling out against unpaid internships this seems a little counterintuitive. Then again, it’s KARL FREAKIN’ LAGERFELD.
Karl Lagerfeld is no wallflower when it comes to speaking his mind. But of all the things he has said as of late, this might be the most awkward. During a recent interview with Telegraph, the designer not-so-subtly shared his disdain of former Chanel No. 5 face, Audrey Tautou. More specifically, he didn’t like Tatou’s portrayal of Coco Chanel in the 2009 film, Coco Before Chanel.