Life Lessons to Live by Ala Karl Lagerfeld

Life Lessons to Live by Ala Karl Lagerfeld

One of the most iconic savages in the world of fashion, Karl Lagerfeld, passed away in Paris at the age of 85. His remarkable work and his words will forever keep him alive. Here are a few tips on how to deal with life, based on Karl’s most famous statements.

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

A man of elegance and great self-worth, Karl encourages us to believe in ourselves and know that there is a legend deep within us. Success comes from the motivation to move forward and do greater things.

You can be the chicest thing in a t-shirt and jeans, it’s up to you.”

Being chic and classy is not just about the clothes you wear. Personality can drive your style 10x better. There are a ton of ways to look like a million bucks and the only driving force is Y- O-U!

When I took over Chanel everyone said to me don’t do it, it’s dead, it doesn’t work, it worked. So I better not listen to people and follow my instincts.”

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Self-portrait of an icon. #KARLLAGERFELD

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Listen to your gut! Yup. Your true calling comes up the moment you start to decide. Believe in your vision and don’t let anything or anyone for that matter, get in the way of your success.

Keep the best, forget the rest.”

One of our favourite quotes from Mr. Lagerfeld! This applies to boys, shoes, bags, products, friends. Karl surely was doing KonMari. This cat was also one of the bests. You deserve only those that spark joy!

Personality begins where comparison ends.”

The only competition you should have is yourself. Your character reveals itself when you stay true to your goal and keep on hustlin’. Hard work will always pay off , darling!

“I don’t like standard beauty – there is no beauty without strangeness.”

Being beautiful is being unique. There could be things about yourself that you mind think is weird but this makes you different from anybody and everybody else. His ponytail is definitely not standard. Embrace your qualities!

Change is the healthiest way to survive.”

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#BarbieLagerfeld has someone to look up to!

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Change is the one thing that is constantly happening. Karl Lagerfeld changed brands multiple times until he finally found his place. Don’t be afraid to keep making changes. It’s a way to live!

It’s up to you to make every day as perfect as possible – it’s a question of will and discipline.”

Do I still need to explain? Discipline and grit will take you places. I mean look at him? From a fashion assistant to his own empire!

Don’t dress to kill, dress to survive.”

Last but not the least, dress the F up! In this thriving world of fast-changing trends, your style can keep you relevant and make you feel more confident. Dress like you’re the boss at Chanel!

What other quotes of Karl Lagerfeld do you live by? Share in the comments below!

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