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June 6, 2013

Gay Chanel designer has revealed he has fallen in love with the one-year-old pampered pussycat and would marry her if it was legal

As thousands of LGBT people around the world fight to marry their love, eccentric gay designer Karl Lagerfeld has a slightly different plan.

The Chanel ‘cat-ture’ designer and creative director has said he has ‘fallen in love’ with his white Siamese pussy Choupette and would marry her if it was legal.

‘You know, there is no marriage yet for human beings and animals,’ Lagerfeld told CNN. ‘I never thought that I would fall in love like this with a cat.’

February 7, 2013

With Louis Vuitton and an eponymous fashion label under his belt, the openly gay designer now takes on the global soda brand

'Sex and glamour sell anything!'

So said Marc Jacobs announcing his appointment as Diet Coke's new creative director.

Already creative director of Louis Vuitton and head of his eponymous line Marc Jacobs, the 49 year-old designer has been brought on board to design a limited edition collection of Diet Coke bottles and cans in honor of the brand's 30th anniversary.

Marc Jacobs said in an interview: 'I feel very privileged to be the new creative director of Diet Coke and put my stamp on the 30th Anniversary campaign.

January 23, 2013

Karl Lagerfeld, head designer of Chanel, showed his support for same-sex marriage by sending two models in bridal gowns down the runway together
 

Chanel's head designer Karl Lagerfeld made it clear that he supports gay marriage.

At yesterday's Chanel presentation for the Paris Haute Couture shows, Lagerfeld wrapped the show by sending two female models wearing bridal gowns down the runway hand-in-hand.

The two women, dressed in Chanel's Spring 2013 haute couture collection, represented Lagerfeld's support for the French government's plan to legalize same-sex marriage.

January 23, 2013

Karl Lagerfeld, head designer of Chanel, showed his support for same-sex marriage by sending two models in bridal gowns down the runway together
 

Chanel's head designer Karl Lagerfeld made it clear that he supports gay marriage.

At yesterday's Chanel presentation for the Paris Haute Couture shows, Lagerfeld wrapped the show by sending two female models wearing bridal gowns down the runway hand-in-hand.

The two women, dressed in Chanel's Spring 2013 haute couture collection, represented Lagerfeld's support for the French government's plan to legalize same-sex marriage.

November 6, 2012

Gay designers enjoy dressing women as they're creating the female version of themselves

It's true that modern fashion was, technically, started by women. In the early 20th century, Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel shocked Parisian high society with her forward thinking designs and alteration of the traditional silhouette favoured by the bourgeois.

Many women followed suit, such as Elsa Schiaparelli and Madeleine Vionnet, completely changing the face of fashion.

It took gay men a while to identify with this new industry, even longer for society to accept the fact that, men too, could be creative and understand women's clothing.

November 6, 2012

Gay designers enjoy dressing women as they're creating the female version of themselves

It's true that modern fashion was, technically, started by women. In the early 20th century, Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel shocked Parisian high society with her forward thinking designs and alteration of the traditional silhouette favoured by the bourgeois.

Many women followed suit, such as Elsa Schiaparelli and Madeleine Vionnet, completely changing the face of fashion.

It took gay men a while to identify with this new industry, even longer for society to accept the fact that, men too, could be creative and understand women's clothing.

October 15, 2012

Gay and lesbian UK X Factor finalists survive second round of live shows

X Factor judge Gary Barlow is in 'shock' after flamboyant gay contestant Rylan Clarke survived to sing another week.

Unlike last week, the camp Essex singer wasn't even in the bottom two after the results of the public vote were revealed yesterday (14 October).

His over the top mash-up of Korean pop hit Gangnam Style, Groove is in the Heart and Pump up the Jam featured dancing panda 'fashionistas' and Karl Lagerfeld impersonaters.

August 1, 2012

Gay fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld slams Duchess of Cambridge's sister for her looks

Gay fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has lashed out at another celebrity who doesn't fit his limited view of beauty, but this time it's the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton.

The German artist, famed as head designer and creative director for the fashion house Chanel, said he doesn't like the 28-year-old's face.

Pippa's bottom caught the world's attention when she was bridesmaid at Kate Middleton's royal wedding to Prince William in 2011 and the Lagerfeld added that she should 'only show her back' because she 'struggles' with her looks.

August 1, 2012

Gay fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld slams Duchess of Cambridge's sister for her looks

Gay fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has lashed out at another celebrity who doesn't fit his limited view of beauty, but this time it's the Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton.

The German artist, famed as head designer and creative director for the fashion house Chanel, said he doesn't like the 28-year-old's face.

Pippa's bottom caught the world's attention when she was bridesmaid at Kate Middleton's royal wedding to Prince William in 2011 and the Lagerfeld added that she should 'only show her back' because she 'struggles' with her looks.

May 11, 2012

Sleek and simple to use, you’d better watch out if you have something other than a Mutewatch

Mutewatch doesn’t just look cool, it also works just like our favorite Apple products.

The Swedish watch been winning awards and celebrity endorsements – fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has bought three, priced at £199 ($320 €247) each.

Not only is it sleek, it’s simple to use too. Swipe your finger across the screen and the Mutewatch functions will appear, tap, pinch or flick your wrist in a 90 degree motion and the digital face become interactive.

May 11, 2012

Sleek and simple to use, you’d better watch out if you have something other than a Mutewatch

Mutewatch doesn’t just look cool, it also works just like our favorite Apple products.

The Swedish watch been winning awards and celebrity endorsements – fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has bought three, priced at £199 ($320 €247) each.

Not only is it sleek, it’s simple to use too. Swipe your finger across the screen and the Mutewatch functions will appear, tap, pinch or flick your wrist in a 90 degree motion and the digital face become interactive.

May 6, 2012

Ashton Kutcher acts as a gay and Indian character in a series of fake dating videos for a PopChips campaign 

American actor Ashton Kutcher has offended some viewers of a snack commercial by playing a gay stereotype.

Kutcher, known for hosting the television series Punk’d, acts as a French gay character called Darl looking for love in one of a series of fake dating videos.

The video is part of the PopChips campaign, which cost a reported $1.5million (£929,022, €1.14million) launched on Wednesday (2 May).