The royal life of the cat Choupette – the biggest love of Karl Lagerfeld’s life

When the owner is rushing to be taken to the emergency hospital, the pet cat Choupette is still busy plowing the broadcast series on television.


Karl Lagerfeld always had a special affection for his Birman-like white cat. He said that his love for Choupette is not as simple as that of the owner for pets, but it also has the same meaning as human feelings for humans. Although not once thought about getting married, but the famous designer of Chanel admitted that if there is, then his mate will surely be the pet cat Choupette.

Known asa prominent fashion designer, Chanel’s creative director, managing the Fendi brand in Italy, as well as a high-end fashion line with his name, Lagerfeld falls in love with his pet cat here for a few years, after raising Choupette 2 weeks for a friend.

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With a huge amount of assets, Lagerfeld did not hesitate to pay a large sum of money for Choupette. He bought his own bedroom, and hired two maids to take care of his pet cat 24 hours a day. In addition, Lagerfeld bought Choupette an iPad touse. Choupette also regularly updates information via her Twitter, Facebook,and Instagram accounts, with hundreds of thousands of followers.

In a 2014 interview with New York Magazine, Karl Lagerfeld – Chanel’s creative director – even revealed that his pet earned 3 million euros in advertising. The money comes from two value contracts from a German car company and a Japanese cosmetics company, equivalent to the annual salary of supermodel Cara Delevingne – one of the best-selling faces in the modern fashion industry.

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With the investment and careful care from the boss, Choupette was also invited by Vogue magazine to cover the cover twice. In December 2014, Choupette appeared in the leading magazine of the Brazilian version with supermodel Gisele Bundchen. Notlong after that, the creative director’s pet was taken cover with the model village legend Linda Evangelista for Vogue Germany.

Choupette always followed the boss’s footsteps to events by private plane. At times like that, it would curl up in the pilot’s lap or buy it yourself by playing with the iPad. When he got off the plane, Choupette was placed in a Louis Vuitton bag that Karl Lagerfeld had ordered.

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When Karl Lagerfeld came out to introduce a new collection, Choupette obediently played behind the scenes. At the after party shows, the cat will quietly sleep. “She doesn’t like to be playful. He likes to sleep better”. Karl explained. Chanel’s creative director also added that Choupette did not like being surrounded by children, like its owner.

Lagerfeld’s life was revealed by him that he was too happy with his grandfather and his cat. The most lovely moment of this white cat is playing with the paper whenever Lagerfeld works or distributes toys to his bed as a gift for his “mate”.

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By the time Lagerfeld died, Choupette was still enjoying relaxing moments with her employer. Just a few hours ago, when information about Lagerfeld’s death was spread on social networks, Twitter of Choupette cat also posted a picture of a white cat sleeping soundly on the desk of the artist.

Now, when Lagerfeld owner has passed away, it is unclear who will care for the orphaned Choupette.