Karl Lagerfeld’s cat is the star of a new book

Karl Lagerfeld’s cat is the star of a new book

Karl Lagerfeld’s beloved Birman Choupette is being celebrated in her very own photography book.

Choupette by Karl Lagerfeld is filled with photographs taken by the late Chanel and Fendi creative director, and details the lavish life of the pampered pet.

Playing, sleeping, and travelling by private jet are just some of Choupette’s pastimes that are captured in the coffee table book.

Lagerfeld died at age 85 in February from pancreatic cancer, leaving behind a heartbroken Choupette.

The fashion designer was open about his adoration of the cat, whom he fell in love with after his friend babysat her for two weeks.

When Choupette’s original owner returned, Lagerfeld declared, “Choupette is mine, I don’t give Choupette back”.

“I never thought I that I would fall in love with an animal like this. You have to see her. You will instantly fall in love with her because she’s unbelievable,” he gushed.

Choupette was known to live a life of luxury. She used to eat her meals at the table with Lagerfeld from Goyard and Louis Vuitton crockery. 

She has two personal maids and an iPad, which Lagerfeld said she knows how to use.

Choupette is rumoured to have come into a large inheritance following Lagerfeld’s death, but she can also be considered a self-made cat thanks to her modelling jobs in Japan and Germany.

Karl Lagerfeld and Choupette.



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