Karl Lagerfeld quotes

He said what? 25 of Karl Lagerfeld’s most memorable quotes

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  • The outspoken designer had an opinion on everything; from children and Pippa Middleton to tattoos and Coco Chanel, there wasn't a topic that escaped his cutting wit...

    One of fashion’s greatest ever icons, Karl Lagerfeld has sadly died at the age of 85. Below we take a look back at some of the most memorable (and infamous) quotes from the legend himself.

    On his expensive taste

    On his feelings after a fashion show

    On his motivation to lose weight

    On love

    On the use of fur in fashion

    On political correctness

    On never letting appearances slip

    On Coco Chanel

    On his infamous sunglasses

    On not wanting children

    On his iconic style

    On listening to other people

    On jogging bottoms

    On his cat, Choupette

    On fashion designers being too busy

    On tattoos

    On his diet and weight loss

    On his humility

    On his winning formula

    On his ambition

    On his fashion staple

    On short, unattractive people

    On making excuses for bad style

    On the Middleton sisters

    On retirement

    We’re certain the Lagerfeld legacy will never be forgotten.

     

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