Karl Lagerfeld Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


22nd February 2017

Fact: Style guru Karl Lagerfeld has created a one-of-a-kind tiara for the upcoming Vienna Opera Ball in Austria. The Blue Danube, which features white gold set with diamonds and sapphires was sold at auction in Vienna on Tuesday (21Feb17), raising over $13,600 (GBP10,900) for a charity based in the city that offers support for the homeless.


2nd August 2012

Quote: "Kate Middleton has a nice silhouette and she is the right girl for that boy (Prince William)... I like that kind of woman. I like romantic beauties. On the other hand, her sister struggles. I don't like the sister's face. She should only show her back." Chanel fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld is not a fan of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister Pippa Middleton.


8th June 2012

Quote: "It was perfect. She knew what she wanted... and she got it." Fashion king Karl Lagerfeld on the one-of-a-kind Chanel outfit he designed for Drew Barrymore to wear as she exchanged vows with new husband Will Kopelman at the weekend (02Jun12).


17th May 2012

Fact: French star Vanessa Paradis and Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton were among the specially-invited guests who took in fashion guru Karl Lagerfeld's latest Chanel cruise collection in the shadow of the Palace on Versailles on Monday (14May12). Models walked among the gardens of the famous home, which once housed Marie Antoinette, as the fashion elite looked on, while dining on foie gras and cake.


12th March 2012

Quote: "That's horrible. That's ridiculous, that's just the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard. I don't like it when anybody says anything bad about anyone - I don't like it. Adele's a great talent and how much she weighs has nothing to do with it." Madonna steps in to defend Adele after fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld branded the soul star "too fat".


7th February 2012

Quote: "Nowadays people give the middle finger quite quickly - it's not the best behaviour. Everybody does that. What's new about that? It's just become a bad habit." Designer Karl Lagerfeld on rapper M.I.A.'s controversial finger-flipping incident during the Super Bowl half-time show on Sunday (05Feb12).


7th February 2012

Quote: "The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice." Karl Lagerfeld offers his opinion of Adele.


22nd April 2011

Fact: Actress Rachel Bilson premiered her advertising campaign for Magnum ice cream at New York's Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday (21Apr11). The three-part short film for the brand is directed by fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld.


3rd March 2011

Quote: "It's a horrible image for fashion, because they think that every designer and everything in fashion is like this. This is what makes me crazy in that story. You cannot go in the street and be drunk - there are things you cannot do." Chanel boss Karl Lagerfeld is furious with fellow designer John Galliano for bringing shame on the fashion world after he was charged for allegedly making anti-Semitic remarks.


23rd April 2009

Quote: Thats why I sleep alone. My hair is curly, and thats why I have my ponytail. I look like a madman, like something out of a horror movie! But Im very impeccable and clean before I go to bed... I think everyone should go to bed like they have a date at the door." Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld advises his single celebrity clients to always look their best.


18th January 2009

Quote: "You have not lived until you've seen Karl Lagerfeld... moshing in front of you, which happened at one of the shows. I mean really, moshing in front of me - Marc Jacobs, Roman Polanski... It was hysterical." Courtney Love has a clutch of superfamous fans.


20th August 2008

Fact: Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has been given a hip-hop makeover to look like his favourite rapper Lil Wayne for the September (08) issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine. Giorgio Armani also took part in the fantasy shoot, posing as Fred Astaire, while Michael Kors depicted James Stewart in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller Rear Window.


11th April 2008

Fact: Designer-turned-photographer Karl Lagerfeld has been animated as a stylish DJ in the fourth installment of hit video game GRAND THEFT AUTO.


20th October 2007

Fact: Actress Kate Bosworth has jetted off to China for a Fendi fashion show organised by Karl Lagerfeld on the Great Wall of China.


7th December 2006

Fact: Fashion designer-turned-photographer Karl Lagerfeld turned his Paris, France estate into a fairytale wonderland to capture child star Dakota Fanning as RAPUNZEL, LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD and Sleeping Beauty for a new Vanity Fair photospread.


8th September 2006

Quote: "(It's) trash that is funny for five minutes if you're with other people." Designer Karl Lagerfeld doesn't have much respect for supermodel Heidi Klum's design competition reality show PROJECT RUNWAY.


25th August 2006

Quote: "Trash that is funny for five minutes if you're with other people." Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld slams Heidi Klum's PROJECT RUNWAY show.


11th July 2006

Quote: "I wouldn't have done it without her. She's a good actress, she's totally at ease with herself." Designer/photographer Karl Lagerfeld on why he chose Eva Herzigova as his muse for champagne giants Dom Perignon's new Rose campaign.


14th February 2006

Quote: <p>"Satin is a very unforgiving fabric. What was I gonna do? Call frickin' Karl Lagerfeld and say, 'Can you please make it out of matte jersey instead?'" Mariah Carey on the figure-hugging gown she wore to the Golden Globe Awards, which drew gasps of disapproval from fashion critics. </p>


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