A Rose with Starry Eyes

{February 8, 2010}   Karl Lagerfeld quotes list

“No one wants to see curvy women. You’ve got fat mothers with their bags of chips sitting in front of the television and saying thin models are ugly. Fashion is about dreams and illusions.”   ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Fashion is the healthiest motivation for losing weight.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Going on a diet because of clothes is a completely different thing. It’s a superficial reason; there’s no obligation, nothing in your life depends upon it, apart from your wardrobe. … You have to treat it as an unimportant challenge and that’s why you succeed.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“The girl is not selling her private life, but her image.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Some people would like me to be round again.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“To reinvent a newly impeccable you in the most modern of outfits, don’t skip on makeup and be sure to have flawless skin and hair. That will have more impact than expensive clothes.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Because I stopped dieting already six months ago, and I think it’s important to [show] you are there a year later and say, look, I’m still like this.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“You’ve got to tell this woman she needs to be taken away. Her smell is not possible.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“If there’s something dangerous, sauces are dangerous for the body.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Dress for yourself and the man you love (if there is one). Women dressing to impress other women- forget about that. Forget about that. It’s a very bad way of thinking.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“The body needs to be impeccable as well- that helps a lot. If it’s not, buy small sizes and less food.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Beauty is also submitted to the taste of time, so a beautiful woman from the Belle Epoch is not exactly the perfect beauty of today, so beauty is something that changes with time.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Black, like white, is the best color!” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Yes, some people say to me you’re too skinny, but never a skinny person says that to me, only people who could lose a few pounds say that.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“I have now the exactly same weight as when I was 18, 20.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“If I lose even half a pound, I have two holes here in the face. I think for my bones and my size I better stay with my 60 kilo.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

“Better a split personality than no personality at all.” ~Karl Lagerfeld

et cetera