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Choupette Scores Her First Vogue Cover, Seriously Upstages Linda Evangelista

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Choupette's Back?
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Karl's Cat Has Maids
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As far as designers go, Karl Lagerfeld is notoriously loyal to his muses — for instance, while most brands will hold on to a spokesmodel for only a few years before ushering in the new guard, Karl has retained Keira Knightley as the face of Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle fragrance since 2006. Model monogamy is kind of his thing … so, with that in mind, expect to see Lagerfeld’s feline daughter/wife Choupette landing more magazine editorials than Kate Moss for the foreseeable future. (Okay, maybe not Moss, but you catch my drift.) She made her glossy debut last year in Harper’s Bazaar, followed shortly thereafter by a spread in V alongside Laetitia Casta. The stunning Siamese (we think) even landed the cover of Grazia Daily‘s September fashion issue. Now, the next installment in Choupette’s growing oeuvre is a starring role on the July 2013 cover of Vogue Germany, photographed by Karl himself. She and Linda Evangelista are looking preeeetty cozy — we wonder if there might be some surrogate cat-mom arrangements to be made? If only Linda were so lucky! [Huffington Post]

Karl Lagerfeld Wants To Marry His Cat Choupette

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“There is no marriage, yet, for human beings and animals… I never thought that I would fall in love like this with a cat,”

– This would be Karl Lagerfeld, expressing his desire to be joined in holy matrimony to his notoriously pampered cat Choupette. Now if only the law would support their love! [Independent UK]

Karl Lagerfeld Doesn’t Seem To Be So Sure About His Real Age

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Karl Got Arrested
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“My mother had changed the date [of my birthday]. It was easier to make a three or an eight. I learned after my mother died, and I do not know why she did it.”

— Why am I not all that surprised to learn that Karl Lagerfeld may not exactly know his real age? According to Wikipedia the Chanel designer is 79, but he had a 70th birthday bash in 2008, and now he’s reportedly revealed to Paris Match that he’s actually 77, and also something about a 3 or an 8. So. Inconclusive! Which is all the more reason to believe that he is not, in fact, human after all, right? [Fashionista]

Chanel Reigns Supreme In The Fashion Film Game With This Dreamy Video

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Say what you will about (kooky/krazy/kreepy) Karl Lagerfeld, but when it comes to his creative directorial role at Chanel, the man is aces. Filmmaker Trevor Undi took Karl’s vision and interpreted it into this hypnotic 2 and a half-minute video comprised of clips from the French fashion house’s Paris-Édimbourg Métiers d’Art 2012/13 runway show, which took place in a castle in the Scottish highlands. Never before have runway-side iPhone photographers looked so, well, otherworldly. [Vimeo]

Roberto Cavalli Has Beef With Karl Lagerfeld Over His Personal Style

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Shut Up, Karl
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Karl Got Arrested
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Serious question: does Karl Lagerfeld owe his notoriety more to his fashion design prowess or his very polarizing public persona? I’d say it’s a toss-up, but regardless, as far as Fashion People Fame Levels go, he ranks at the top of the charts. The delightfully bizarre Roberto Cavalli may be finding himself slightly envious of Karl’s larger-than-life media presence, because the eccentric Italian designer is throwing some major shade at the Chanel head honcho. He said of Lagerfeld in a recent interview, “Just because you are an artist you don’t have to dress like that. … He looks ridiculous.”

Interestingly, I don’t think they dress all that differently aside from the obvious disparity, which is that Roberto (at left) invariably appears to have bathed in a vat of self-tanner while Karl is pretty much white all over. Also, the former is rarely spotted in a fully-buttoned shirt. As you do! Listen, I say we settle the score with a fashion face-off… and I don’t mean Chanel vs. Cavalli. Let’s go, boys! (This will never happen.) [StyleBistro]

Watch Karl Lagerfeld Chat Candidly With Harper’s Bazaar‘s Laura Brown

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Oh, Karl!

Karl Lagerfeld isn’t the most politically correct fellow around, nor is he necessarily the most reasonable, but he is delightful in the way that many kooky, mildly racist old European men just are. He has terrible things to say about almost everyone, but he says them so straight-forwardly and in such bastardized English that it’s next to impossible not to chuckle — he’s just kind of hilarious in the most inadvertent way. “I am not that pretentious; you have a distorted image of me,” Karl tells Harper’s Bazaar‘s executive editor, the fabulous Laura Brown, in this installment of “The Comedown,” her webseries for the mag. They chat about everything from Choupette (who, yes, Karl realizes is “the most beautiful and most famous cat in the world”) to what he would do if he was invisible for a day (robbery). You may want to skip this video if you’re firmly anti-Karl, because there’s a considerable chance you might actually start to find the man wildly endearing, warts and all. [Fashionista]

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