March 20, 2012

Karl Lagerfeld’s daily routine

Karl Lagerfeld recently appeared in Harper’s Bazaar magazine, at the “My list” feature, where he talks about a day in his life. It seems that the designer has some habits that he cannot live without. Here’s what’s all about:

On his bedtime routine:

“I sleep seven hours. If I go to bed at two, I wake up at nine. If I go to bed at midnight, I wake up at seven. I don’t wake up before—the house can fall apart, but I sleep for seven hours.”

On his beverage habits:

“I never drink anything hot; I don’t like hot drinks, very strange. I drink Diet Coke from the minute I get up to the minute I go to bed. I can even drink it in the middle of the night, and I can sleep.”

On his hair:

“My hair is not really white; it’s kind of grayish, and I don’t like the color. So I make it totally white with Klorane dry shampoo.”

On his morning routine:

“I don’t get dressed and take a bath until lunchtime because I am doing a dirty job, painting with colors. I have everything—sheets and nightshirt and robes—changed every day.”

On exercising:

“I exercise very little because my doctor said it’s not necessary. I did a lot when I was very young, and all you do when you’re young stays.”

On his “uniforms”:

“My latest uniform is actually two looks—a special jacket with tails made by Dior, but not what you wear for weddings. I have them made in tweed and things like this. Then I have another jacket I love from the new Dior men’s collection that I bought five of, so people think I wear the same thing every day, but in fact it’s never the same thing. And then I wear jeans; at the moment they are from my new collection. They are dark gray with my face, my profile, printed in black on them, but you really have to look at it to see it.”

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