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56 Famous Karl Lagerfeld Quotes (FASHION)

Top 10 Most Famous Karl Lagerfeld Quotes (BEST)

What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.
What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.
Don't dress to kill, dress to survive.
Don’t dress to kill, dress to survive.
Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.
Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.
I never look at my watch when I'm sketching!
I never look at my watch when I’m sketching!
Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.
Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants.
Everything has changed, and nothing has changed more than the world of fashion.
Everything has changed, and nothing has changed more than the world of fashion.
Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step.
Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step.
Black-and-white always looks modern, whatever that word means.
Black-and-white always looks modern, whatever that word means.
Trendy is the last stage before tacky.
Trendy is the last stage before tacky.
I’m a kind of fashion nymphomaniac who never gets an orgasm.
I’m a kind of fashion nymphomaniac who never gets an orgasm.

17 Karl Lagerfeld Quotes on Style and Fashion (BEAUTY)

“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
Luxury bags make your life more pleasant, make you dream, give you confidence, and show your neighbors you're doing well.
Luxury bags make your life more pleasant, make you dream, give you confidence, and show your neighbors you’re doing well.
Black, like white, is the best color. They both look great with added color touches like red.
Black, like white, is the best color. They both look great with added color touches like red.
One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress.
One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress.
Don't use expensive clothes as a screen for your personal doubts. Be proud of yourself and not only because you wear expensive designer clothes.
Don’t use expensive clothes as a screen for your personal doubts. Be proud of yourself and not only because you wear expensive designer clothes.
They [designer clothes] are great, but lots of people are happy without them.
They [designer clothes] are great, but lots of people are happy without them.
Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality.
Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality.
I am a fashion person, and fashion is not only about clothes — it's about all kinds of change.
I am a fashion person, and fashion is not only about clothes — it’s about all kinds of change.
I hate people in the street who look like they've raided their grandchildren’s wardrobe.
I hate people in the street who look like they’ve raided their grandchildren’s wardrobe.
Never use the word 'cheap'. Today everybody can look chic in inexpensive clothes (the rich buy them too).
Never use the word ‘cheap’. Today everybody can look chic in inexpensive clothes (the rich buy them too).
There is good clothing design on every level today. You can be the chicest thing in the world in a T-shirt and jeans — it’s up to you.
There is good clothing design on every level today. You can be the chicest thing in the world in a T-shirt and jeans — it’s up to you.
Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress.
Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress.
A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul.
A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul.
To think appearances don’t count these days is a lie: it lets you live in harmony with yourself.
To think appearances don’t count these days is a lie: it lets you live in harmony with yourself.
We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion. It’s like hunger and thirst — you need them both.
We need houses as we need clothes, architecture stimulates fashion. It’s like hunger and thirst — you need them both.
I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard.
I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard.
I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern.
I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern.

29 Inspirational Karl Lagerfeld Quotes on Life and Success (WORK)

Vanity is the healthiest thing in life.
Vanity is the healthiest thing in life.
I am a black diamond, unfaceted. Black diamonds are rare, hard to cut, and therefore uncommercial.
I am a black diamond, unfaceted. Black diamonds are rare, hard to cut, and therefore uncommercial.
If you throw money out of the window throw it out with joy. Don’t say ‘one shouldn’t do that’ – that is bourgeois.
If you throw money out of the window throw it out with joy. Don’t say: ‘one shouldn’t do that’ – that is bourgeois.
There is nothing worse than bringing up the 'good old days.' To me, that's the ultimate acknowledgment of failure.
There is nothing worse than bringing up the ‘good old days.’ To me, that’s the ultimate acknowledgment of failure.
People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence.
People who say that yesterday was better than today are ultimately devaluing their own existence.
The only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children.
The only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children.
There are not too many people with an opinion I care for.
There are not too many people with an opinion I care for.
Don't look to the approval of others for your mental stability.
Don’t look to the approval of others for your mental stability.
I get along with everyone except for men my age, who are bourgeois or retired or boring.
I get along with everyone except for men my age, who are bourgeois or retired or boring.
I am like a caricature of myself, and I like that. It is like a mask. And for me the Carnival of Venice lasts all year long.
I am like a caricature of myself, and I like that. It is like a mask. And for me the Carnival of Venice lasts all year long.
I am a sort of vampire, taking the blood of other people.
I am a sort of vampire, taking the blood of other people.
They [selfies] are this horrible thing where you are distorted. The chin is too big, the head is too small. No, this is electronic masturbation.
They [selfies] are this horrible thing where you are distorted. The chin is too big, the head is too small. No, this is electronic masturbation.
I lost 200lb to wear suits by Hedi Slimane.
I lost 200lb to wear suits by Hedi Slimane.
Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose!
Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose!
I'm born with a pencil in my hand. I did lots of sketching.
I’m born with a pencil in my hand. I did lots of sketching.
Clear thinking at the wrong moment can stifle creativity.
Clear thinking at the wrong moment can stifle creativity.
I hate intellectual conversation with intellectuals because I only care about my opinion.
I hate intellectual conversation with intellectuals because I only care about my opinion.
What I’ve done, Coco Chanel would never have done. She would have hated it.
What I’ve done, Coco Chanel would never have done. She would have hated it.
I’ve always known that I was made to live this way, that I would be this sort of legend.
I’ve always known that I was made to live this way, that I would be this sort of legend.
I'm a working-class person, working with class.
I’m a working-class person, working with class.
Books are a hard-bound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am the happy victim of books.
Books are a hard-bound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am the happy victim of books.
A sense of humor and a little lack of respect: that’s what you need to make a legend survive.
A sense of humor and a little lack of respect: that’s what you need to make a legend survive.
You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory.
You can’t live 24 hours a day in the spotlight and remain creative. For people like me, solitude is a victory.
We live in a dark and romantic and quite tragic world.
We live in a dark and romantic and quite tragic world.
Music gives color to the air of the moment.
Music gives color to the air of the moment.
Forgiveness is too easy. I can forget by indifference, but not forgive. I prefer revenge.
Forgiveness is too easy. I can forget by indifference, but not forgive. I prefer revenge.
You have to live your life according to your ideas. Spend all your money and live life in line with what you are fighting for.
You have to live your life according to your ideas. Spend all your money and live life in line with what you are fighting for.
I’m very much down to earth, just not this earth.
I’m very much down to earth, just not this earth.
I am a living label. My name is Labelfeld not Lagerfeld.
I am a living label. My name is Labelfeld not Lagerfeld.

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