Karl Lagerfeld Got Arrested In France For Wearing A Burqa

Rachel Krause | November 7, 2012 - 4:20 pm

“Karl Lagerfeld decided to come to my ball in Paris [for French Vogue’s 90th anniversary] dressed in a burqa so he wouldn’t be recognized … he was arrested outside.”

 I’m still reeling from the two things I just learned about Karl Lagerfeld, straight from the legendary mouth of former Vogue Paris EIC (and newly-crowned global fashion director of Harper’s Bazaar!) Carine Roitfeld: he has a police record in France! Also, he might just be a tiny bit culturally insensitive. Color me shocked. Please, Carine, do tell us more …