My concept of ready-to-wear today, at whatever level, is that it has to be as good as the most expensive brand.

Karl Lagerfeld

I love classic beauty. It’s an idea of beauty with no standard.

Karl Lagerfeld

There’s a price you have to pay for fame, and people who don’t want to pay that price can get in trouble. I accepted the idea of celebrity because of a French expression: ‘You cannot have the butter and the money for the butter.’

Karl Lagerfeld