Thursday, July 3, 2008
Karl Lagerfeld sent out an army of trademark Anna Wintours the other day in honor of his most famous fan: the wig’s namesake has featured his clothes in American Vogue editorials, across its covers, and on the stunted backs of some of Hollywood’s Biggest.
There is something wink-wink about this when considering Karl’s less-famous fan, Cathy Horyn, the New York Times journalist with the honey voice who once famously wrote an exposé on the editorial habits and preferences of Wintour and her staff . This week Horyn mulled, sans her expected jubilance and enthusiasm, over this Wintour-y collection and the designer’s “fascination for monolithic backdrops and bold, if puzzling, silhouettes."
Horyn is in the midst of a Lagerfeld book project, rumored to be a biography. Could Lagerfeld be personally noodging to the Horyn-Wintour duel? Or perhaps he’s just paying respect?
Either way, Heir Lagerfeld, here’s to thinking creatively outside the box: