Karl Lagerfeld Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Karl Lagerfeld quotes, Karl Lagerfeld sayings, and Karl Lagerfeld proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress. Karl Lagerfeld
Luxury is the income tax of vanity. But it is so pleasant. Karl Lagerfeld
A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul. Karl Lagerfeld
When people talk about the good old days, I say to people, 'It's not the days that are old, it's you that's old.' I hate the good old days. What is important is that today is good. Karl Lagerfeld
The smell of a freshly printed book is the best smell in the world. Karl Lagerfeld
The minute you think that the past was better, your present is second hand, and yourself becomes vintage - it’s okay for clothes not that great for people. Karl Lagerfeld
Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose! Karl Lagerfeld
Start your diet during a period of optimism and happiness. Karl Lagerfeld
The secret to modeling is not being perfect. What one needs is a face that people can identify in a second. You have to be given what's needed by nature, and what's needed is to bring something new. Karl Lagerfeld
I can hardly eat meat because it has to look like something what it was not when it was alive. Karl Lagerfeld
Sometimes the idea of being truly iconic has something to do with not necessarily being beautiful and thus trying harder. Karl Lagerfeld
Sunglasses are like eye shadow: They make everything look younger and pretty Karl Lagerfeld
You cannot fake chic but you can be chic and fake fur. Karl Lagerfeld
Chic is a kind of mayonnaise, either it tastes, or it doesn't. Karl Lagerfeld
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. Karl Lagerfeld
I think that she is one of the new stars, and she expresses well the look of the youth of the middle 90s. She looks like a school girl with no makeup, but she can be very sophisticated in her photos. She can do everything. She is like an actress. She can do the ingenue and la femme fatale, but in a modern way. It does not look like some old thing on her. Karl Lagerfeld
The discussion of fur is childish. Karl Lagerfeld
Fur is not murder, but it is quite expensive. Karl Lagerfeld
Fashion designers are dictators of taste. Karl Lagerfeld
Reinvent new combinations of what you already own. Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step. Karl Lagerfeld
What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. Karl Lagerfeld
I don't like standard beauty - there is no beauty without strangeness Karl Lagerfeld
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. Karl Lagerfeld
Buy what you don’t have yet or what you really want, which can be mixed with what you already own. Buy only because something excites you, not just for the simple act of shopping. Karl Lagerfeld
One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress.” – Karl Lagerfeld 6. “One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress. Karl Lagerfeld
I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard. Karl Lagerfeld
The only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children. Karl Lagerfeld
One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress. Karl Lagerfeld
Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress. Karl Lagerfeld
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. Karl Lagerfeld