Anyway, I'm over it. Chanel used to mean something, man. It used to be a house of repose, of grace and style.. ok I jest I would never talk like that but there is a certain reputation that one feels obliged to believe in when It comes to Chanel. Unfortunately no more. Yeah, any designer working for a long withstanding house needs to oblige to traditions and aesthetics, but seriously. Dudes. Karl. Buddy. Stop with the Tweed. I know it was rockin' in Coco's time but enough is enough. I think if I see one more tweed suit by you I'm going to go and set fire to a flock of sheep. Too far? I once would have agreed with you but now I'm not so sure. I'm in a very hateful place at the moment. A place that must be similar to Lagerfeld's uncreative one (another terrible bridge, sorry). If it's not tweed, it's ugly. And if it's not ugly, it's boring. And when he really puts his genius to work, it's all three PLUS bad accessories. Pearl warts? Nose chains? Dreads?? REALLY MAN DREADS. I do know dreads aren't accessories but given they'd all be fake hair I think you can reach my point with out too much effort. Just do it for me.
Every season I put on my best LBD, sport my finest bobbed wig, channel my finest Chanel memories and pray that maybe, just maybe, he'll pull through and give me something to clutch my pearls over. But every season I'm led to sigh and throw my faux hair to the ground and melodramatically fling myself onto a daybed. I have held hopeful hopes for too long, and I'm afraid, dear Karl, your time is up. I welcome you, readers, to tour the Chanel failings over the most recent seasonal disappointments.
A Reverse Visual Chronology of How and Why Lagerfeld Can't Design Anymore:
Fall 2012 Couture:
HEY WHAT THE FUCK, A TWEED SUIT
Ok it's not tweed but what is this? No really, what is this? I'm so over feathers. I've been over feathers since Carrie wore that stupid feather tailed skirt on SATC. Yes, I can find my way back to Sex and the City from anywhere. Turnips? Turnips are an unfortunately shaped vegetable that often get made into vegetable soups, sometimes these soups are cold, Samantha goes to a cold food restaurant in order to fuck the waiter BAM turnips are Sex and the City relevant. Still doesn't make this dress aesthetically relevant. Or nice.
His stance is saying 'Laddieessss' and the laddieessss are saying 'In those shoes...?'
Kinda missed the peplum digs, Karl. This is a little 3 year old at a 3 year old party where the theme was 3 year olds.
Did you hear that? A shrill "Let them eat cake" on the wind? Oh sorry, that was just Frances-Louise, the Marie Antoinette themed drag queen.
Couture Spring 2012:
Too boring to bother noting.
Fall Ready To Wear 2012:
HEY WHAT THE FUCK A TWEED SUIT
And just in case you wanted to mix up that tweed suit you can add some tweed pants. Truly ingenious tweedery, Karl.
Don't worry guys, stress less, when you go to India, Karl's gotcha covered on the tweed front.
Loves me a man turban. And a man who only wears white suits. Super practical.
Why the tie, Karl? What's its purpose? Does it have one? Because I feel like you're pushing your own perverse tie agenda on these poor models. But Karl, they just don't deserve it, please, leave the poor girls alone. It's bad enough they have to get tweed chaffe.. don't put them in hideous bejangled neck-nooses.
I'm all out of criticism. It feels good to get that off my chest. I feel light. I could even wear tweed.