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First Look: The First Issue Of Carine Roitfeld’s New Magazine Goes Public

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It took hardly any time at all for Carine Roitfeld to find her footing outside of the Condé Nast empire. The fashion writer and stylist departed suddenly from Vogue Paris in 2010 following a ten-year tenure as editor-in-chief, citing a desire to concentrate on personal projects outside of the notorious magazine’s “gilded bird cage” (though rumors of internal discord abounded). In the two years since her resignation, Carine has stayed true to her vow that leaving the lofty post would not be the death knell of her career; in fact, with numerous freelance styling credits (including two Chanel campaigns), a large-format photo book, and a MAC collection to her name, the iconic Parisian has risen quite impressively from the ashes of her former title. Keep reading »

Laetitia Casta On Modeling With Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat Choupette

Laetitia Casta and Choupette

“So we are shooting on this balcony in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris and I was so fucking scared that Choupette would step back and fall off and that Karl would hate me forever because I killed his cat. The cat was like, ‘maaaiooowarrgh’ and I was like, ‘gasp.’ I did everything with that cat. We even shot on the bed. The whole thing was about Choupette. And she has two nannies … It was a weird job, when I think about it.”

– I don’t exactly blame model Laetitia Casta for being terrified of “working with” Choupette for a 10-page editorial for V magazine. I mean, what if Choupette went back home with Karl and said “Meow. I don’t like that woman, one of her earlobes is bigger than the other one.” You know Karl Lagerfeld would never work with her again. [Fashionista]

All Things Choupette
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Karl's Cat Has Maids
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Choupette Makes Her Modeling Debut Alongside Laetitia Casta In September’s “V”

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Choupette Models
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Karl's Christmas Present
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Another day, another Choupette headline! Karl Lagerfeld‘s famous feline is getting more press than the Kaiser himself these days, and with a face like that, who could complain? V is the latest magazine to feature the esteemed Siamese model, who has apparently signed with one of the world’s top agencies — and in her first-ever fashion spread, no less. The photo set, aptly titled “Glamour Puss,” was shot by Choupette’s dad, which may have something to do with why she appears so nonplussed, even as she’s clutched provocatively to French model Laetitia Casta’s bare chest. (There are admittedly a couple of images that make me feel a bit concerned for darling Choupette, but we shan’t go into that.) Keep reading »

Choupette Lagerfeld Is Back With A Photoshoot And More Details From Her Luxurious Life

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Choupette Lagerfeld's future as model and muse is looking pretty bright. Read More »
Karl's Christmas Present
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And just when you thought you had heard the last from me regarding Choupette Lagerfeld, you were so woefully wrong! Allow me to explain myself: cat love is my number one interest and priority above all other things, and I also really adore the kooky Chanel designer‘s flippantly offensive attitude, despite my awareness of the fact that if we did so happen to cross paths he would probably just write me off as having a “bad face,” as in the case of one Pippa Middleton, or “fat,” as in the case of everyone else ever. I wouldn’t even care, man, so long as he would let me smooch his darling cat right on the nose. Keep reading »

Anna Piaggi, Italian Fashion Editor And Style Innovator, Dies At 81

Today is a sad day in fashion as we mourn the loss of Anna Piaggi, 81, the celebrated Italian fashion journalist and glamorously eccentric sartorial icon best recognized for her visionary double-page spreads of image and text in Vogue Italia. Piaggi emerged on the style scene in the 1960s as editor of Ariadne, Italy’s inaugural women’s magazine, and went on to work with a number of high-profile publications, including a position as contributing editor at the Italian incarnation of Vogue. Keep reading »

Karl Lagerfeld Has Opinions About Pippa Middleton’s Face

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“Kate Middleton has a nice silhouette and she is the right girl for that boy. 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.”

– Gee, Karl Lagerfeld, tell us how you really feel. I know no one can compare to the great beauty that is Choupette, but did you have to follow up a compliment for Kate Middleton by insulting Pippa? So mean. [The Sun via Dlisted]

Choupette Flies In The Cockpit, Loves “Looking At The Sky”

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It’s been nearly a month since we heard new and glamorous details about the life of Choupette, a “famous beauty” who is Karl Lagerfeld’s kitten. Herr Karl spoke with the Independent UK and revealed more details about his finicky princess. Much like Karl himself (I imagine), Choupette is “moody,” he says. “Choupette waits for me at the front door. She doesn’t like being alone.” How she manages to be alone with three maids tending to her needs, I don’t know. Choupette also goes to the vet every 10 days for checkups but the maids bring her because Karl “doesn’t want her to be furious at me.” Keep reading »

Karl Gets Kreative With Shu Uemura To Announce The Birth Of Mon Shu Girl

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Choupette is suspiciously absent...

Well, that was quick! A little over a month ago, my personal Jesus, Karl Lagerfeld, announced plans to consummate the love that we’ve always known existed between him and Japanese beauty brand Shu Uemura. Karl’s been known to use Shu products in an unorthodox way: rather than sketch out his sublime designs for Chanel in pencil or pen, Karl prefers to draw with Shu products for their endless array of vivid colors. The man behind the international makeup mecca, who was a personal friend of Lagerfeld, passed away in 2007, and that ended the brand’s retail in the States. Which is yet another reason to skip the store and take to the Internet for your makeup needs (particularly, the Shu Uemura e-store). Karl Lagerfeld partnered with Shu Uemura to create his limited-edition “Noël 2012″ line, and in light of the fated partnership, Karl appropriately synthesized “Japanese pop with European chic” to birth Mon Shu Girl, the adorable cartoon character he’s chosen as the face of his cosmetics debut. She’s no Choupette, of course, but we’ll take her! [Racked]

Martha Stewart Makes Karl Lagerfeld Look Normal In A Crazy Cat People Faceoff

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Karl Lagerfeld vs. Martha Stewart: who is the stranger pet owner? It’s a tough call. On one hand, we have Karl, whose Siamese cat (Choupette!) inspired a Chanel couture collection and has two personal maids who keep a diary on her behalf. On the other, we have Martha, who named her kittens Emperor Ch’in (after the Chinese ruler) and Kublai Khan (after the heir to the Mongolian empire), and also owns a Chow Chow named Ghenghis Khan. Oh, wait! Martha definitely wins, and here’s why:

“As with all my new pets, I gently bit each kitten on the face. This is how I let my animals know that I am now their mother.”

There you go. [The Martha Blog via Dlisted]

Move Over, Blake Lively, There’s A New Chanel Mews In Town … I Mean, Muse

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Diane In Chanel
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Karl's Chanel Plane
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Choupette Lagerfeld is my literal spirit animal in that she is, in fact, an animal, and also happens to really speak to my spirit, so there you have it. Just when I thought the gloriousness quotient of Karl’s legendary Siamese had finally been capped due to overload, what with recent reports of a photoshoot and eponymous purse, I could not have been more wrong. It turns out that the influence of le chaton on the Kaiser’s design sense does not only not draw the line at soft, fluffy bags, but an entire collection Karl kreated for Chanel was inspired by Choupette’s eyes. And who spilled the beans on the true blue roots of the Spring/Summer 2012 couture collection but Karl’s friend and neighbor Diane Kruger? One more for my extensive list of reasons why I would beyond happily trade lives with the German actress (we’ll call it #2, before Joshua Jackson and after the fact that she is one of the most beautiful people alive): she… has touched… Choupette. Even though she was probably made to wear white silk gloves whilst doing so. [Fashionista]

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