Karl Lagerfeld's Most Iconic and Immortal Quotes

 Inimitable, witty, and often outrageous, Karl Lagerfeld was one of a kind in every facet of life. This 2023 Met Gala is a tribute to his legacy. 

Here we have listed Karl Lagerfeld's immortal quotes of all time.

Karl Lagerfeld's Most Iconic Quotes

"Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants."

On fashion

"Chic is a kind of mayonnaise, either it tastes, or it doesn't."

On Style

"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."

On his own persona

“Luxury is the ease of a t-shirt in a very expensive dress.”

On luxury

"A sense of humor and a little lack of respect: that’s what you need to make a legend survive.”

On humor

"I hate intellectual conversation with intellectuals because I only care about my opinion."

On good conversation

"If you throw money out of the window, throw it out with joy. Don’t say: 'one shouldn’t do that'—that is bourgeois."

On spending money

"I've always known that I was made to live this way, that I would be this sort of legend."

On his legacy

"Improvise. Become more creative. Not because you have to, but because you want to. Evolution is the secret for the next step."

On moving forward

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