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Karl Lagerfeld Chose Baptiste Giabiconi For His Androgyny

One day I went up to Karl and said: “Why me? What is it you see in me? Why do you only work with me?” And he told me it’s because he sees something in me that he doesn’t see in other people, something in the way I carry myself. Karl said: “I see both a man and a woman in you at the same time.”

—Baptiste Giabiconi, the oft-naked muse to designer Karl Lagerfeld, never quite understood why he’s a chosen person [Dansk magazine, via]