Lifestyle Style Karl Lagerfeld's Most Outrageous Quotes About His Life, His Style and His Cat, Choupette The Godfather of fashion was known for his sharp wit and his very candid thoughts on everything from sweatpants to selfies By Brittany Talarico Brittany Talarico Brittany Talarico is PEOPLE's Deputy Style Director, where she oversees the brand's digital Style and Beauty coverage. This includes running lead on the Met Gala, which is among PEOPLE.com's top-trafficked red carpet events every year, interviewing the industry's top influencers (including all the Kardashian-Jenners), and breaking A-list celeb news (a New Jersey shore native, it is no surprise that her favorite interview ever was with Bruce Springsteen). Brittany is a style contributor to People Every Day Podcast and has represented the brand on national TV programs including Good Morning America and The CW's two TV specials on the British Royals. She joined PEOPLE from Cosmopolitan in 2013, where she was an Associate Editor. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 19, 2019 10:40 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 10 Rindoff/Dufour/Getty Translation: Anything you can do, Karl can do better. 02 of 10 Getty Translation: Burn your sweats. Then get control of your life stat. 03 of 10 Courtesy Karl Lagerfeld Translation: Don’t come near him with a camera phone, especially if you’re Kris Jenner.. 04 of 10 Franziska Krug/Getty Translation: Choupette is the monarch of the cat world. 05 of 10 Getty Translation: There's only one opinion that really matters. (His cat’s.) 06 of 10 Rindoff/Dufour/Getty Translation: Lagerland actually exists! 07 of 10 Getty Translation: Mom’s right. Hygiene matters. 08 of 10 Raymond Hall/GC Translation: Fashion over function is the mantra to live by. 09 of 10 Pierre Suu/GC Images Translation: Karl’s bed clothes are just as luxe as his day clothes. 10 of 10 Jacopo Raule/WireImage Translation: A genius’s work is never done.