Talking about the Kaiser and his influence on the fashion industry got me thinking about his latest: a pictorial with Vanessa Paradis from the May 2010 issue of Vogue Paris. Very anti-summer, very strict, it’s an authentic Lagerfeld.
Every time I look at a similar product signed by the Kaiser I appreciate the perfection of it and at the same time I feel my aesthetics experiencing into some kind of strange rigor mortis. Don’t get me wrong, I think Karl Lagerfeld is a genius, I just don’t go well with his sometimes sterile rigueur. Plus I’m so used to Vanessa Paradis’ boho chic, I don’t open up easy to a military look associated with her features (especially for a summer month issue). Do you? (click through for more images or simply click here for the gallery!) (photos via)
OMG I love military chic – I can’t get enough of it! I don’t like the suspenders though – makes the whole ‘look’ look too WWII/frumpy
Loved it…pushing boundaries.. its for what an artist is made for..
Loves this look. I want that cap! I’m still gonna wear my old green military pieces this summer. They look so good now. Very vintage. Agrees with RSr about the suspenders. I better not write my real thoughts down…..and I love the colour of Vanessa’s nail polish. And her.:)
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