News__ Karl’s Neuroses

March 30, 2010 | By

Writer, film-maker, photographer, Bruce LaBruce interviews fashion guru, Karl Lagerfeld in the latest issue of Vice. In addition to admitting he doesn't believe in gay marriage and refusing to take off his sunglasses (which we kind of love) Lagerfeld is a quote machine, spitting out sharp anecdotes and twisted personal stories. What makes Lagerfeld so charming and funny, is the fact that he doesn't seem to be aware that his neuroses are what make him so charming and funny.

In reference to removing his sunglasses he says:

"I had an interview once with some German journalist—some horrible, ugly woman. It was in the early days after the communists—maybe a week after—and she wore a yellow sweater that was kind of see-through. She had huge tits and a huge black bra, and she said to me, “It’s impolite; remove your glasses.” I said, “Do I ask you to remove your bra?”

Read the piece here.


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