Der deutsche Modedesigner Karl Lagerfeld ist 80 Jahre alt geworden. Das ist alles.
It's September 30th, 2009 which, as you all know, is just three days shy of that life-altering moment we've all been waiting for: the release of the Cocoon by Chanel line. You know the one, it's got Lily "fake retiree" Allen in the campaign looking Audrey or Gabrielle or whatever gamine, doe-eyed/sloe-eyed, long-necked, 3/4 length everything, somethingsomethingmignonmignonDIAMONDS!
What makes all these "cat food" companies believe I, Choupette Lagerfeld, would lower my standards for their commercial benefit?
— Choupette Lagerfeld (@ChoupettesDiary) July 31, 2012
Despite being one of the most recognisable faces in the world, Karl Lagerfeld believes that his beloved cat, Choupette, is now more famous than him. The German-born designer is renowned for his attachment to the pampered pet, who often travels around with him on his private jet. The Chanel creative director goes to great lengths to ensure that Choupette—which means "sweetie" in French—is sufficiently attended to at all times while he's working: she has three maids, and pays a visit to [...]
This SpongeBob SquarePants figurine fetched $1,500 at auction in Paris because Karl Lagerfeld perched some specs on it, painted fingerless gloves and attached what I thought was a pharaoh's postiche but is actually a very rakish plastic tie with a symmetrical windsor knot. Bully.