Oct 05, 2012 11:28AM

Watch: Karl Lagerfeld Explain Chanel's Hula Hoop Bag

"You need space for the beach towel. Then you can put it into the sand and hang things on it."
Photo: Derek Blasberg's Instagram

We think Karl Lagerfeld should always be on camera. Give the man a TV show already! Preferably some sort of Inside the Actors Studio-type program but where he just interviews himself every episode. In this video, he talks about Chanel's SS12/13 collection and, namely, that giant hula hoop bag which he explains is for the beach, duh. "You need space for the beach towel. Then you can put it into the sand and hang things on it." So it's basically like a magic bag from the future that turns into a towel rack.

In the video he also shares his philosophy on creative energy: "Energy should alays be new. There is no old energy. You cannot stock energy. You can for electricity, but not for creativity." Now I'm thinking about a Good Will Hunting-type movie where Karl stars as the brilliant mentor to a class of fashion school students.

He goes on to describe the collection as clean, light, airy, fresh. "It's all about volume — but airy volume," he says. "This is something that has to look easy, approaching and wearable in today's life without being boring." Trust Karl not to do anything boring.

Remember when he actually did interview himself?

Emily Royal

Latest


Azealia Banks Leaves Her Record Label

Gets to be a 'cool indie chick' now.


Gallery: Skye Parrott's Favourite Photos

Plus info on her NYC exhibition 'Kind of Water'.


Labels to Watch @ Berlin Fashion Week

Plus a special playlist for the occasion!


Tyra Banks Predicts The Future Of Beauty

Everyone will look like Beyonce (and use vaseline).


Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal AW14

Money, masks and scraps of vintage fabric.


Exclusive Stream: Sebastien Tellier 'L'Aventura'

A new album from our favourite j'adorable French man.


Snoop Dogg x Happy Socks

"A piece of Snoop Dogg we can take with us forever"


Marina Abramovic x Adidas

'Work Relation 2014'


Get The Chanel Haute Couture Hair Look

Tintin quiff meets 80s boyband hair.


Painting Removed From Exhibition Because Pubes

The reviews say it's "disgusting" and "pornographic".


Watch: Mac De Marco x Nardwuar

Thumbs up butts and coke mirrors.


Watch: Jessie Ware 'Tough Love'

Flower fields and laundromats.


Earl Sweatshirt Cancels Tour Dates Due To Exhaustion

"I am physically and mentally at the end of my rope."


Chanel Couture Fall 2014

Flip flops, Kendall Jenner and Le Corbuiser.


Collection Survey: MANIAMANIA 'Obscura' SS14

Featuring Julia Restoin Roitfeld.


Listen: Mario Kart 8 Rainbow Road Mashup

Attn: anyone who has or wants ADHD.


Interview: Angus & Julia Stone's Director Jessie Hill

On the Rick Rubin proteges, adapting novels and her film Mari Celeste.


Hear HAIM x A$AP Ferg 'My Song 5'

Released for the seventh anniversary!


Watch: Kenzo x Toilet Paper AW14 Campaign

A continuation of their David Lynch collab.


See Dior Couture Fall 2014

150,000 orchids, wearable sci-fi meets 18th century clothes.


That Potato Salad Guy's Made $20K Already

What have you done today?


Holy Men Love $waggy Watches

The self-appointed caliph of the Islamic State is the latest.


Reading List: Vibrator App Reviews

iMasturbate (and then say my friend downloaded it).


Watch: The Psychology Of Selfies

To selfie or not to selfie.


Gold Star's Marlon Rabenreither By Zara Mirkin & Moni Haworth

Moni Haworth interviews the one-time Ryan McGinley model and musician.