If Pippa Middleton woke up feeling good about herself this morning, I’m sure that quickly came to a crashing halt. Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld doesn’t have very many nice things to say about the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, and he’s not afraid to tell anyone with an ear to bend just how he feels. Needless to say, Lagerfeld isn’t mincing any words or sparing any feelings.
When asked about Kate Middleton, The Sun reports that the designer had nothing but positive things to say. “Kate Middleton has a nice silhouette and she is the right girl for that boy,” he explained. “I like that kind of woman, I like romantic beauties.”
However, when the subject turned to Pippa, Karl’s opinion darkened considerably. “On the other hand, her sister struggles,” Lagerfeld said. “I don’t like the sister’s face. She should only show her back.”
Reading this sort of thing has to be particularly painful for Pippa, who watches as the media endlessly drools all over her famous sister. These criticisms have to be exponentially more prickly considering Lagerfeld always seems to have something positive to say about Kate and her sense of fashion.
According to The Daily Mail, the designer raved about the Duchess during the opening of a beauty boutique last week. “She knows pretty well what to wear and what to do. She has a divine silhouette so she can wear anything,” Lagerfeld said of Kate. “She has a sense of what’s right for the moment because you can not dress like a mad woman in those situations.”
Unfortunately for Pippa Middleton, Karl Lagerfeld knows a thing or two about fashion. The German-born designer and photographer is currently the creative director at Chanel. Additionally, Lagerfeld owns his own label fashion house, as well as boutique handbag specialists Fendi.