Karl Otto Lagerfeld is a German fashion designer, artist, and photographer based in Paris. He is the head designer and creative director of the fashion house Chanel as well as the Italian house Fendi and his own fashion label. Over the decades, he has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art-related projects. He is well recognized around the world for his trademark white hair, black glasses, and high starched collars.
I Hardly Went To School.
My Childhood Was Endless - From Eight To 18 Felt Like Hundreds Of Years.
The Importance Of Logo Into Today's Fashion Is Un! Be! Lievable!
My Job Is To Bring Out In People What They Wouldn't Dare Do Themselves.
Beauty Is Also Submitted To The Taste Of Time, So A Beautiful Woman From The Belle Epoch Is Not Exactly The Perfect Beauty Of Today, So Beauty Is Something That Changes With Time.
I'm All Self-taught. I Never Had A Teacher. Even For English, And French, And German, I Hardly Went To School.
I Would Like To Be A One-man Multinational Fashion Phenomenon.
I'm Always Relaxed.
My Hair Is Not Really White; It's Kind Of Grayish, And I Don't Like The Color. So I Make It Totally White With Klorane Dry Shampoo. That Is The Best Thing To Do Because My Hair Is Always Clean.
I've Only Wanted Paper And Beautiful Colors. It Was My Dream, And It Still Is My Dream. And Books. They're All I Need, And The Rest I Can Do Without.
I Always Loved Advertising. If I Hadn't Been In Fashion, I'd Have Been In Advertising.
I Don't Have Any Stress. I'm Very Lucky. I Live A Very Healthy Life.
I Prefer To Be In A Video Than To Play With It.
There Will Be Gay Couples; It Will Exist. It Is Not Very Nice That People Who Are Married - Who Divorce In Three Seconds - Don't Want Protection For The Others. The Legal System Should Protect Everyone, Not Just The Few People Who Think They Are Above Everybody Else Because They Are Married.
No, And I Never, Ever Eat In Between The Meals. I Control It Well Enough And With No Pills, And I Sleep Seven Hours A Night. I Go To Bed. I Fall Asleep, And I Wake Up Seven Hours Later, And This Is The Most Important.
Personally, I Don't Wear Fur.
I'm Not A Fortune-teller.
I'm An Ipod Person.
What I Like About Music Is The Songs You Can Remember The Lines Of In A Single Second.
I Think For My Bones And My Size, I Better Stay With My 60 Kilo.
I Don't Do Meetings.
I'm Not An Employee Who Goes To The Office Every Morning At The Same Time. Then, Vacations Are Needed.
People Can Drink With Their Eyes; I Can Eat With My Nose.
I'm Like A Rock Singer With One-night Stands On The Road.
I Love To Watch Times Change!
I Do My Job Like I Breathe.
I Eat Next To Nothing.
I Have More Friends In New York Than Paris.
For Me, New York Is Comfortable, Not Strange.
If I Were A Woman, I Would Love To Have Lots Of Kids. But For Men, I Don't Believe In It.
The Way I Talk Is Bizarre.
Some People Would Like Me To Be Round Again.
I Wanted To Become An Illustrator As A Child.
I Hated To Be Treated As A Child. I Thought It Was The Worst Situation.
I Don't Eat Bubble Gum, But I Like The Smell.
My Mother Did Not Like Children.
Buy Clothes The Size You Want To Wear.
My Opinion Can Be Completely Different After A Show.
I Love Dogs, But Dogs, You Have To Be In The Country With Dogs. I Cannot Walk A Dog On The Street.
I Never Had To Learn English, French And German Because I Was Brought Up As All Three Languages. I Had A Private French Teacher Before I Even Went To School. That Helped A Lot.
I'm Not A Marketing Person. I Don't Ask Myself Questions. I Go By Instinct.
Nothing Scares Me More Than People With Some Doll Collection.
I Think Tattoos Are Horrible. It's Like Living In A Pucci Dress Full-time.
Yes, Some People Say To Me You're Too Skinny, But Never A Skinny Person Says That To Me, Only People Who Could Lose A Few Pounds Say That.
I Never Smoked. I Never Drank And I Never Took Drugs. The Funny Thing Is, Nothing Is More Boring, People Like This. For Me, It's Ok. But Most Of My Friends, At Least They Smoke And Drink.
I Don't Care If People I Admire Criticize Me Because Their Opinion Is Valuable To Me.
I Never Played With Anything Like Toys.
The First Thing I Do When I Get Up, I Have Breakfast.
Don't Dress To Kill, Dress To Survive.
I Never Drink Anything Hot; I Don't Like Hot Drinks, Very Strange.