Choupette, Karl Lagerfeld's cat, already has a fortune of about €3 million (US$3.4 million), which she earned with him doing adverts for a German car firm and a Japanese cosmetics brand. Photo: Handout

How Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette, already a millionaire, could become the richest feline on the planet

  • Choupette acted as a muse for Karl Lagerfeld, who said he was ‘inspired by her elegance and her attitude’
Topic |   Fashion

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Choupette, Karl Lagerfeld's cat, already has a fortune of about €3 million (US$3.4 million), which she earned with him doing adverts for a German car firm and a Japanese cosmetics brand. Photo: Handout
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File photo of German designer Karl Lagerfeld at the end of his Spring/Summer 2013 women’s ready-to-wear fashion show for French fashion house Chanel during Paris fashion week in October 2012. Photo: Reuters

German fashion icon and Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld dies

  • ‘Kaiser Karl’ was known for his painstaking precision, irreverent humour and searing criticism of anyone he considered ‘not trendy’
Topic |   Obituaries

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File photo of German designer Karl Lagerfeld at the end of his Spring/Summer 2013 women’s ready-to-wear fashion show for French fashion house Chanel during Paris fashion week in October 2012. Photo: Reuters
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