Karl Lagerfeld is a modern master of couture. He is also famously outspoken: his wise, surprising statements pop up like offbeat news flashes. This compact collection of quotations pays homage to the legendary éminence grise of the fashion world. Lagerfeld’s pronouncements – on fashion, women, art, politics, love, and life high and low – are famously oracular, seized upon by fashionistas, acolytes and sages around the world.
Created with the full approval of the designer himself, this cornucopia of Lagerfeld’s maxims is required reading for us all today as we negotiate the trickiest curves of modern life. Cultivated, unpredictable, provocative, sometimes shocking, Lagerfeld’s ‘bons mots’ are always impossible to ignore.
'Lagerfeld has a mercurial, sometimes devastating way with words'
'Mr. Lagerfeld, you’re a genius'
'Cultivated, unpredictable and sometimes shocking, Lagerfeld’s words are impossible to ignore'
'One-of-a-kind musings on the bonkers world of fashion … a must read for fashionistas and culture junkies alike'