Karl Lagerfeld: 'Paris is a nightmare now'
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Karl Lagerfeld: 'Paris is a nightmare now'
Karl Lagerfeld: 'Paris is a nightmare now'

Paris (CNN) In a post-Godard world, to imagine Paris is to imagine glittering lights by nights on the Champs-Élysées; members of the intelligentsia debating politics at Café de Flore; and chic, slender women, the picture of sophistication and insouciance, wearing the world's most elegant labels.

But if you ask Karl Lagerfeld, the German-born creative director of the quintessential Parisian brand Chanel, this is all a myth -- and has been for a long time.
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"This is not the most glamorous moment in Paris," Lagerfeld told CNN Style presenter Derek Blasberg ahead of Chanel's Autumn-Winter 2016 haute couture show. "Paris by night is a nightmare now. It is not a cliché anymore. (...)

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/07/11/fashio...index.html

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2016 Jul 22 12:26
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_syndrome

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2016 Jul 22 17:51
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RE: Karl Lagerfeld: 'Paris is a nightmare now'
Karl Lagerfeld has always been an interesting, eccentric and bluntly honest character.
2016 Jul 22 18:03
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(2016 Jul 22 17:51)W. R. Wrote:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_syndrome

Obviously the modern France is like from a H.P. Lovecraft horror tale:

Quote:The evilly-grinning beldame still clutched him, and beyond the table stood a figure he had never seen before—a tall, lean man of dead black coloration [...] while around the feet of the negro a tame rat was rubbing and weaving in the brown mud. [...] Nobody had been caught, but among the scattering fugitives had been glimpsed a huge negro.

http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks15/1500441h.html

No wonder people visiting there go outright mad.
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