The most recent wave of vogue stars makes Karl Lagerfeld want to kill himself.
In an interview with French journal Numero, the Chanel artistic director, 84, made clear what little regard he has for a few of vogue’s buzziest names – Simon Porte Jacquemus, Jonathan Anderson and Virgil Abloh, the new inventive director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear assortment.
When requested which one of many three he’d want to be stranded on desert island with, he quipped, “I [would] commit suicide first,” as translated from French to English.
That was simply one of many controversial stances taken in the course of the dialog by the tempestuous Lagerfeld. Most notably, he mentioned he was “sick” of the #MeToo motion, and that fashions ought to know what they’re entering into.
“If you don’t want to be pulled on the pants, don’t grow to be a mannequin!” he mentioned. “Be part of the [convent] as a substitute, there’ll at all times be a spot for you on the convent. They recruit, even!”
Lagerfeld did admit that there was some good that’s come from girls feeling secure to come ahead with their tales of sexual misconduct.
“That mentioned, Mr. [Harvey] Weinstein, I hate him,” he mentioned, earlier than including, “He isn’t what one would possibly name a person of his phrase.”
Lagerfeld additionally talked about the one factor he loves greater than controversy: his cat Choupette, who he has began to seem like, thanks to his new beard.
“What’s humorous is that with all this [facial hair], I seem like Choupette … we’re [a] actually previous couple,” he revealed. “Furthermore, it’s she who maintains it: We sleep on the identical pillow, and she or he spends her time licking it.”