2011 April 26

Karl Says the Darndest Things

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"I'm living my memoir." "I'm living my memoir."
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W scored thirty minutes with Karl Lagerfeld, and per usual the Kaiser provides the world with such soundbites that can only come from one homme

On eating ice cream: "I would love to if I was allowed to eat sugar, but my doctor told me that sugar wasn’t needed for me so I haven’t touched it in ten years. I also did the ad for Dom Pérignon and I don’t drink alcohol, but I think it’s a very civilized drink."

On vacations: "I’m not an employee who goes to the office every morning at the same time. Then, vacations are needed. I’m like a rock singer with one-night stands on the road."'

On management: "I don’t do meetings. At Chanel, there are no meetings. At Chanel, we do what we want, whenever we want and it works. And Fendi is the same."

On faxing: "There are people who only have a fax because of me."

On the chances that he'll write an autobiography: "I’m living my memoir, I don’t need to write it." 

On what not to wear: "I’m not mad for thongs."

On the last time he cried: "I’m trying to think of the last time I had onions."

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