Who is Choupette? Where does it come from and how she came to Lagerfeld rightly, and then to become the “most famous and most fashionable cat in the world”? And even more interesting: how many luxury includes her life exactly? We sought it out.December 25, 2011
The love story between Lagerfeld and his Birman starts in 2011. The creature, then still a kitten, belonged first to another owner. Baptiste Giabiconi was a model, and one of the muses of the well-known designer. Then Baptiste and his family came to visit during the holidays, decided to Lagerfeld on his cat to adjust to, he was back. “It was love at first sight”, said the designer about it. “I never thought that I kind of could feel for a cat.” Many people say about other people's pets that they are so cute that they never want to return. Well, Karl méénde also. Giabiconi has his cat is never seen again. “From then on it was just my cat”, she said. The relationship between Lagerfeld and Choupette was born.
In January 2011, appeared the first photo of the beast on Twitter. She was immediately labeled as Karls new muse. That probably began as a joke, but it turned out to indeed be true. “Soon, people will be more talk about Choupette than about me,” said Karl.