Patrick Mauries, editor and author, has written more than thirty books including Jewelry by Chanel (2012). He has known Karl Lagerfeld since the beginning of his literary career. Jean-Christophe Napias is an author, translator, and editor of books on dandyism, dance music, camp culture, and Paris. Sandrine Gulbenkian is director of the French publisher Parigramme. Charles Ameline is a graphic designer and co-founder of Teto, a producer of textiles printed with original designs from contemporary illustrators.
"If you are a Karl fan you need to run and not walk to get your hands on this book. If you are not a fan but have great respect for his accomplishments, you need to read this book." New York Journal of Books
"Covering his thoughts on everything from life and fashion to children, the book takes its audience into the mind of one of fashion's most eccentric minds." The Daily Beast
"If anyone in the style realm comes close to being as quirkily quotable, it's designer Karl Lagerfeld, whose assorted barbs and quips are compiled in The World According to Karl..." -Los Angeles Times
"This amusing collection of Karl-isms...it's impossible to
choose just one, which is why this is a must-read." -Teen