Karl Lagerfeld

He’s the unforgettable face behind Chanel, Fendi and Lagerfeld, and one of the most recognisable personalities in the fashion industry. Of course the Karl Lagerfeld deserves his own page on Catwalk Queen. Stop by when you need your fix of the Kaiser (or his kitty Choupette). We’ll bring you news, pics and of course, some choice quotes from the man with the fan.

Coco loves Karl loves Macy's: Karl Lagerfeld for Impulse campaign revealed

[Click image to enlarge.] Macy's and Karl Lagerfeld revealed the pieces for the designer's Karl Lagerfeld for Impulse line last night at a gallery space in Soho. Also on display were images from the campaign starring... Read more »

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Haute Couture Week: Chanel's roaring collection

The claws were out at Haute Couture Week last night with an impressive show from Chanel . Models paraded around a 45 foot high gold lion statue which took centre stage as a tribute to Coco Chanel's love of big cats.... Read more »

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The Wisdom of Kaiser Karl: the recession

"We have no budget, we do what we want and throwing money out the window brings money back in through the front door. The bottom line is that I don't deal with the bottom line. The luxury in my life is I never have to... Read more »


The Wisdom of Kaiser Karl

"I see it like a cleaning up - it was too rotten anyway - so it had to be cleaned up...I see it like a healthy thing - horrible but healthy, like some miracle treatment of the world." - Count Von Lagerfeld's views on... Read more »


Jerry Hall recruited for Chanel's next campaign

The supermodel theme continues with Karl Lagerfeld's next handbag campaign for Chanel . The designer has plucked Jerry Hall to be the face of the campaign, which has been inspired by Colette's Chéri . The famous... Read more »


Karl Lagerfeld pays tribute to Coco Chanel via silent film

Signalling the way for his Paris-Moscow pre-autumn/winter 2009-10, Karl Lagerfeld has directed a silent film by paying hommage to Coco Chanel . The short film stars a crop of Lagerfeld's pals, including model Brad... Read more »


CAPTION THIS! Eva Green & Count Von Lagerfeld

[image: Sipa Press/Rex Features] Eva: "Think of the free Chanel. Just think of the free Chanel." Go on, I know you can do much better... Read more »


The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #10: Lagerfeld on birthdays

"Sunglasses are like eyeshadow. They make everything look younger and prettier." [Kaiser Karl might actually be onto something there... in fact, I can't even picture what he looks like without his! As compiled... Read more »


The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #9: Lagerfeld on shoes

"I buy my shoes a size too small. I like the way it feels." [That might go some way to explaining a few things... Karl tells The Times , August 24, 2008] Read more »


The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #8: Lagerfeld on journos

"I have no problem with journalists -- many are friends. Only if they are really stupid, or if they've got bad breath, or if they smell. Yesterday [at the Chanel couture show] I had a problem. I said, 'I'm sorry,... Read more »


The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #7: Lagerfeld on mementos

"I throw everything away! The most important piece of furniture in a house is the garbage can! I keep no archives of my own, no sketches, no photos, no clothes - nothing! I am supposed to do, I'm not supposed to... Read more »

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The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #6: Lagerfeld on feelings and youth

'I have no human feelings' From an interview in the Guardian . Proving that he is wiser than he seems Karl also uttered these sage words: "What I hate most in life are people who are not really the peach of the... Read more »


The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #5: Lagerfeld on 'his people'

"My people are zee cool ones, the rockers. I get along with everyone except for men my age, who are bourgeois or retired or boring, and cannot follow the evolution of time and mood." [Karl doesn't just hang around... Read more »


The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #4: Lagerfeld on fame

"In the whole world, there is nowhere I can go. Everybody has a camera, and it is flash-flash-flash, and I am a puppet, a marionette, Mickey at Disneyland for children to play with. In Japan, they touch me. I have... Read more »


The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #3: Childhood

"I hated the company of other children. I wanted to be a grownup person, to be taken seriously. I hated the idea of childhood; I thought it was a moment of endless stupidity." [from an interview with the Telegraph ,... Read more »


The wisdom of Kaiser Karl #2: Being touched by people

"Also I cannot go on airlines because people stare at me, you have to be touched by people. I hate that...I hate bespoke because I hate to be touched by strangers. It bores me to death." [Classic Karl - from an... Read more »


The Wisdom of Kaiser Karl #1: Lagerfeld on sauces

A bit of Friday fun for you now. You all know how much we love Count Von Lagerfeld and his wonderful quotes, so each week we're going to dig up a new one for your enjoyment. This week. Karl talks about sauces (yes, sauces... Read more »