15 Famous Karl Lagerfeld Quotes | From Chanel to Sweatpants

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Karl Lagerfeld & Cara Delevingne for Melissa Magazine

“I lost 200lb to wear suits by Hedi Slimane.”

– Karl Lagerfeld on his weight loss. (2004)

“If you throw money out of the window throw it out with joy. Don’t say: ‘one shouldn’t do that’ – that is bourgeois.”

– On being labeled as spend ready. (2007)

“They grow so fast, and having adult children makes you look 100 years old. I don’t want that.”

– On being childless. (2007)

“I don’t know Heidi Klum. She was never known in France. Claudia Schiffer also doesn’t know who she is.”

– Lagerfeld on Heidi Klum (2009)

“Well, there came this new line from Hedi Slimane at Dior that you needed to be slim to wear. It said: ‘You want this? Go back to your bones.’ And so I lost it all. I lost 88 pounds and never got them back.”

– On losing weight. (2010)

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“I think tattoos are horrible. It’s like living in a Pucci dress full-time. If you’re young and tight, maybe it’s OK, but…”

– Karl on tattoos (2012)

“I know revenge is mean and horrible, but I see no reason why I shouldn’t do something back if somebody has done something mean to me. When people think it’s all forgotten I pull the chair away—maybe ten years later.”

– Lagerfeld on revenge.