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September 20, 2012

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Lagerfeld Links!

Yesterday I caught up on Chanel-inspired news and today I’m focusing on Karl Lagerfeld-inspired news…

Let’s start off with a very Happy Belated Birthday to Karl Lagerfeld! Uncle Karl celebrated his 79th birthday on September 10th.

karl lagerfeld cupcake

Carine Roitfeld thinks Karl Lagerfeld is a rockstar: “It’s funny, he’s like a rock star now. You go on the street with him and it’s like being with J-Lo.” Female First

This is what Karl Lagerfeld looked like as a child – it seems like he’s always liked collars and ties. dailyELLE

karl lagerfeld as a child

If you haven’t shopped the new collection yet, the KARL fall-winter 2012/13 collection is for sale on Net-a-Porter. I’m especially loving the KARL camo! Also, you may notice his new collection includes pearl and lace collars – I beat him to it and showed you how to DIY pearl and lace collars back in April!

karl by karl lagerfeld fall winter 2012 2013 net a porter

Watch the making of the Karl fall-winter 2012/13 campaign…

Just in case you were wondering what Karl Lagerfeld zombie nail art looked like…StyleBistro

karl lagerfeld zombie nail art design

Karl Lagerfeld designed the layout for the 26th Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris. He stated: “I like antique dealers and everything the Biennale represents, and I love the Grand Palais, which is my favorite place in Paris. I have so many memories there of Chanel runway shows with their outsized decor.” Karl

Biennale des Antiquaires karl lagerfeld sketch

Karl Lagerfeld’s Mon Shu character made many appearances at the Karl Lagerfeld for Shu Uemura (SUKL) launch in the form of a balloon, plush dolls, animated character (flying on a lipstick) and nail decals. In discussing Japanese schoolgirls – his inspiration for Mon Shu – Karl Lagerfeld stated: “They dress a little like me, even if this is more exaggerated.” WWD

karl lagerfeld mon shu

I may need to start a new column called the Choupette Link List!

Here we see the “Coco Cat” illustrated by Karl Lagerfeld and the mini Chanel model Hudson Kroenig wearing a tee with Choupette on it. LDNfashion

Choupette Lagerfeld coco cat

Laetitia Casta was “fucking scared” that Choupette would leap to her death during a photo shoot the two were working on together. Fashionista

Laetitia Casta choupette

Here’s a very informative infographic comparing Karl Lagerfeld and his kitty Choupette. Grazia

karl lagerfeld choupette infographic

Before Choupette, there was Mr. Ashton...W Magazine

karl lagerfeld dog pet

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