Karl Lagerfeld was the creative director at Chanel and Fendi, the King of Fashion, but that isn’t all.
He had an opinion about almost every topic there is-from fashion to celebrities, he made some very controversial remarks along with some hysterically funny observations.
Check out some of our top Karl Lagerfeld quotes.
“In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even clothes, the discussion of fur is childish.”
“I hate intellectual conversation with intellectuals because I only care about my opinion.”
“Kate Middleton has a nice silhouette. I like that kind of woman, I like romantic beauties. On the other hand, the sister struggles. I don’t like the sister’s face.
She should only show her back.”
“When people want to be liked for what they did, they should stop.”
“I’m open to everything. When you start to criticize the times you live in, your time is over.”
“The most important piece in the house is the garbage can.”
“When I was four, I asked my mother for a valet for my birthday.”
“Im very much down to earth. Just not this Earth.”
“Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose!”
“I am like a caricature of myself, and I like that. It is like a mask. And for me the Carnival of Venice lasts all year long.”
“One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress.”
“When people talk about the good old days, I say to people, ‘It’s not the days that are old, it’s you that’s old.’ I hate the good old days. What is important is that today is good.”
“Trendy is the last stage before tacky.”
“My only ambition in life … is to wear size 28 jeans.”
“Sometimes the best ideas I have are in my bathtub or in my bed or in my dreams early in the morning before waking up … I’m like a TV antennae, I catch it all and do it my way.”
“I don’t do meetings.”
“Everything I say is a joke. I am a joke myself.”
“Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress.”
“Jogging pants are a sign of defeat. You’ve lost control of your life, so you go out in jogging pants.”
“I never go out without my notorious dark glasses. I like to see, not to be observed.”
“Normal people think I’m insane.”
“A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul”
“Don’t look to the approval of others for your mental stability”
“I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard.”
“Fashion is neither moral or immoral, but it is for rebuilding the morale.”
“I’m never content with what I do. I live in a sort of permanent dissatisfaction. I think that’s the secret to doing things well.”
Be politically correct, but please don’t bother other people with conversation about being politically correct, because that’s the end of everything. You want to create boredom? Be politically correct in your conversation.
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