Controversial Karl Lagerfeld strikes again: 'There's something BORING about people who work in an office for a living'
17:20 GMT, 18 October 2012
He is the wing of controversy who branded singer Adele 'a little too fat' and told the media he disliked Pippa Middleton's face.
And it seems that the likelihood of the Chanel designer keeping his sharp tongue at bay is slim to none.
This time, the 78-year-old hasn't vented his frustrations at an A-lister but at the more humble office worker.
The King of controversy has now hit out at office workers, branding their job 'boring'
In an interview for VogueTV, he said: 'There's something boring about people who have to go to an office for a living. I wanted to do this job since I was a child. I love fashion.
'I'm lucky to work in the most perfect of conditions. I can do what I want in all kinds of areas. The expenses are not expenses. I would be stupid to stop that. Work is making a living out of being bored.'
Karl, who helms three fashion houses including Chanel, Fendi and Karl Lagerfeld Paris, made his controversial statement at the launch of his Little Black Jacket exhibition in London.
The style classic that Gabrielle
'Coco' Chanel put on the fashion map in the early twentieth century has
been reinvented throughout the years by Karl Lagerfeld and the
exhibition is a showcase of the Little Black Jacket in all its glory.
Previous victims of Karl's sharp tongue include Pippa Middleton and Adele, who he branded 'a little too fat'
global exhibition, which is taking in nine cities, opened at Charles
Saatchi's gallery and the label's A-list fans were out in force.
Curated by Karl Lagerfeld and
Harper's Bazaar's global fashion director Carine Roitfeld, the
exhibition shows 113 photographs of celebrities and fashionistas (from
Lily Allen to Alexa Chung) wearing the jacket Chanel designed
during the First World War.
Hip-length and boxy in style, the
Chanel LBJ was originally launched in 1954 when it was radically
different from the nipped-in shape of the Dior jackets popular at the
Karl arrived at the launch of Chanel's Little Black Jacket exhibition in London, which showcases over one hundred photographs of celebrities wearing the stylish creation over the years
Chanel’s woman was modern and emancipated and the style reflected this.
Her versatile tweed, braid-trimmed,
silk-lined jacket sat just so on the body, the bottom hem weighed down
with a thin brass chain.
Variations on the same design are shown
each season and sell for thousands and couture versions are still made at
the fashion house’s atelier on Paris’ Rue Cambon.