La Chanelphile

August 3, 2011

Karl, Avant Glasses

Karl Lagerfeld without glasses

I like that you make it clear that you don’t want to be photographed or filmed without your sunglasses on. I don’t either. Who would?
[KL:] They’re my burka.

Exactly. A burka for the eyes.
[KL:] A burka for a man. I’m a little shortsighted, and people, when they’re shortsighted, they remove their glasses and then they look like cute little dogs who want to be adopted.

(Vice Magazine, Interview with Karl Lagereld, March 2010).

Recent photos of Karl Lagerfeld are going around the interweb because well, people rarely see Karl without his signature black glasses.  I knew there had to be more photos of him without glasses so the search was on!  I hunted and gathered and here’s what I found.  Many of the photos are of young Karl before the glasses became his “burka”.  Check out Karl and his muscular (pre-chubby then slim again) bod…

Image Sources: Stylelite, Driving A Deloreon, Pshupati, Chez Mode, and Style Gourmand

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August 2, 2011

It’s Official, Perfume Makes Women Feel Sexy

marilyn monroe chanel no5Ok, maybe it ‘s not totally official but a poll by a British drugstore surveyed 2,000 women to see what beauty tricks made them feel beautiful.  Not surprisingly, more than half of the women said their number one trick to feel sexy is to put on perfume.  This poll just confirms what Coco Chanel knew all along – why else would she say to “wear perfume where you want to be kissed”?


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