Been reading Karl Lagerfeld’s Twitter page.
Believe it or not, I love rap.7:46 AM Jan 19th from web
If Karl was at my school back in the day, he’d be that weird kid everybody got on with but nobody quite understood. You know, the guy in the class who everyone went to for advice - they all knew he could figure stuff out for them, but they could never really figure him out?
I am a fashion person, and fashion is not only about clothes — it’s about all kinds of change.
9:58 AM Aug 21st from web
He’d wear clothes everyone would say was out there at first and then six month later, they’d end up dressing that way themselves…
Don’t look to the approval of others for your mental stability.
1:57 AM Jul 23rd from web
They’d go to the local disco assuming he was too left field or uncool to even go out - meanwhile he’d be hanging out in real night clubs in the centre of town…or at home reading Camus.
A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul.
3:30 AM Jun 28th from web
His teachers would find his quietness a little unnerving - as if he was humouring them by his presence. Maybe one teacher would even voice their concern; telling him they thought he was self-contained. If so, it would be years before he realised this was not intended as a compliment.
Forgiveness is too easy. I can forget by indifference, but not forgive. I prefer revenge.6:07 AM Sep 13th from web
He’d be kind of popular and yet a real loner at the same time; enjoying his isolation and the world it allowed him to create for himself.
I have no scene. I go everywhere. I adapt.8:24 AM Apr 11th from web
This of course is total conjecture, a mere fantasy or, as it says on the ticket, a profile knit from tweets. But such kids are not uncommon; perhaps you too were like our young Karl.