A photo of
wearing a mankini circa 1970 has found its way into Karl Lagerfeld Mauricio Padilha and Roger Padilha's biography on fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez!
As Karl posed for this
photo he was thinking ________________________________________________.
Image courtesy of Antonio Lopez.]
1970s, antonio lopez, fill in the blank, karl lagerfeld, mankini, mauricio padilha, roger padilha, vintage karl lagerfeld
Believe it or not the overly critical
was once fat. And if you don't believe us, there's proof. Karl Lagerfeld
The clip (above) features a heavyset Unkle K during a skit for the 1997
VH1 Fashion Awards.
He's even holding that
fan he used to hit employees! Ha!
We're glad he decided to get healthy though.
1997, david cross, fat, vh1 fashion awards, vintage karl lagerfeld
Long before he became the sunglass wearing creative director at
, a 20-something year old Chanel competed in the 1955 Karl Lagerfeld International Wool Secretariat’s design competition.
Karl ended up losing to
, but we think things turned out just fine for him. Yves Saint Laurent
Check out young Karl in the clip (above)!
1955, international wool secretariat design competition, vintage karl lagerfeld, yves saint laurent