Interview Magazine - Sigrid interviwed Karl Lagerfeld 

這篇是Sigrid Agren在巴黎時裝周期間為Interview雜誌專訪了Karl大師,
其中問到能否給她任何建議成為Supermodel,猜猜Karl提到誰?!
看看以下專訪內容吧!

Karl Lagerfeld: Who has the idea to name you Sigrid?

Sigrid Agren: Actually, my father is Swedish…

Lagerfeld: Do you know that your name comes from a half-goddess in Northern mythology?

Agren: No, I didn’t know that. Okay, my turn to ask you a question: DO you have a favorite piece in the Fall 2009 Lagerfeld collection?

Lagerfeld: This I can only tell you when our show is over, because as long as the show isn’t over, you can never get an impression. But I love the details of the motorbike helmets. It is so difficult for me to say. My opinion can be completely different after a show.

Agren: I love the helmet. How did you get the idea to make that?

Lagerfeld: it looks like the huge hairdos from the 1960s, which everyone thinks are pretty ugly. So the helmet is like a huge amount of hair, made of fur. And it’s for your music, because there’s a holder inset for your iPod and room for earphones, too. The helmet works with the technology that is useful in daily life.

Agren: Very nice. Where does your inspiration come from when you’re working on a collection?

Lagerfeld: A collection is not just one basic idea. It comes from something that is in the
air, something you suddenly like and put down on paper and then work out. People today are so used to taking one theme and staying with it all the way. I don’t do that . its about cut, about construction. I wanted shoulder, but a new volume, so I made what I call the Big Shoulder. I’m more interested in working out technical ideas than I am in themes or illustrating a scene or a country or whatever.

Agren: If you could do anything in your life over again, what would it be?

Lagerfeld: I don’t want to do anything over again, ever again. I want only to do what I haven’t done. There’s no “again.” There’s only the future. I hate the past – especially my own past.

Agren: is there anything you haven’t done that you’d like to?

Lagerfeld: Hmm…yes. I have got to stay with what I’m doing now…(hits hand on table) this collection…(hits hand on table) photography…(hits hand on table) books. There are three jobs for one person and that is okay for me.

Agren: What’s your favorite music right now?

Lagerfeld: It depends on the genre, but, for the moment, I like the latest Scissor Sisters CD. I also just got this CD of Yoko Ono and her son, who make very interesting music together.

Agren: Do you have an all-time favorite musician who you’ve loved forever?

Lagerfeld: Yes. Some of the musicians from the ‘60s, because there has been nothing better than them since, you know? What I like about music is the songs you can remember the lines of in a single second. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones… You can remember every line to their songs. But today, how often do you remember any of the lines to songs? I mean, I know Lily Allen’s last album is called IT’s Not Me, It’s YOU. (both laugh) But I don’t know how the songs go.

Agren: Where do you feel most at home?

Lagerfeld: Wherever I am now. Here

Agren: Here? At the fittings?

Lagerfeld: Yes, I don’t have the notion of the feeling “home,” or “Heimat,” as the Germans say. That doesn’t exist for me. I bring myself with me wherever I go, so it’s okay.

Agren: Okay. How do you look when you wake up?

Lagerfeld: That’s why I sleep alone. My hair is curly, and that’s why I have my ponytail. I look like a madman, like something out of a horror movie! But im very impeccable and clean before I go to bed. It’s just like right before I’m going out. When I was a child, my mother always told me that you could wake up in the middle of the night and be deathly sick, so you always have to be impeccable. I laugh about it now, but I think everyone should go to bed like they have a date at the door.

Agren: What advice would you give me on becoming a supermodel?

Lagerfeld: That’s very difficult. I’m not a girl, but for a supermodel, my advice is that it’s based on… (hits hand on table) no justice. Its not because you want to be a supermodel, or because your mother thinks you’re a hundred times better than Claudia Schiffer. You can be a model like yourself, very elegant and chic, or you can become a kind of advertising PR person, like Heidi Klum. You can do whatever you want, but it isn’t really your choice. You want to know what the real secret is?

Agren: Tell me.

Lagerfeld: Its not being perfect. What one needs is a face that people can identify in a second. That’s why the girls who were famous in the ‘90s can still work for advertising. People know their faces. The little blonde Russian, Sasha (Pivovarava), has a face people can remember instantly, but for other models today, people think, Is she this one or that one? It’s very difficult, but, you see, in fact there is no advice, because all circumstances are very different. It depends on what you are ready to give, the kind of life you bring, what may be exciting or disappointing… You can’t accuse anyone of not doing enough to help you, because, besides yourself, there’s nothing anyone can do. You have to be given what’s needed by nature, and what’s needed is to bring something new. But it’s the most… (hits hand on table) unjust… (hits hand on table) thing in the world.

Agren: Thank you so much, Karl.

Lagerfeld: Well, it’s true, isn’t it?

圖片資料來源:newyorkmodelsblog.com  

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  • elephant
  • karl提到了sasha!!真替sasha感到開心,超興奮的!!
  • Seanicia
  • 哇~ 看了Kerl對beign a supermodel 的建議 真的是心有戚戚焉耶!(即使不是model)

    我覺得身為設計師 他也充分的感受到了時尚工業界的現實和殘酷。因為 流行是如此的快速 (sometimes you in sometimes you out) 想必他也看過很多同是設計師的同事或新人被無情的淘汰吧

    maybe we need to have more luck than other to work in fashion

    不過作model似乎本來就是靠天吃飯了
  • love sasha
  • Sasha the little blonde russian~Karl is so so cute and sweet!!!Sasha is really unique!
  • Cherry
  • 我覺得model在某段年齡是靠天份與生俱來的條件 但過了某段年齡是靠某些努力和個人的強烈風格吧!
  • kim
  • sasha 真的一眼就認出來了,對於我來說..現在還未有搞清楚SIRI和TONI是那一個...
  • oh~kim!你確定沒打錯名字嗎?你說的Siri是Siri妹妹嗎?
    應該跟我的偏心無關,一般都認為她的辨識度還滿高的耶!Toni的話就還好!

    magstyle 於 2009/04/21 22:04 回覆

  • STING
  • 看之前這兩季Sasha在後台都穿著CHANEL走動,
    哈哈!就知道Sasha跟Karl有著微妙的關係!
    新模們可能是因為像Sasha、Jessica、Poly、Agyness這一代的MODELS,
    都漸漸的重新受到矚目,時尚業也許是怕MODEL光采搶過衣服吧~~!(就像supermodel年代之後的"長像相似MODEL潮)
    所以新模趨勢又回到"長 像相似年代了吧"
    (不過Sasha他們也是'"長像相似風潮"年代的MODEL吧~不過之後都各自出頭天!TONI他們也會吧!)