Tom Ford vs. Karl Lagerfeld: Which Home Do You Like Better?

Tom Ford vs. Karl Lagerfeld: Which Home Do You Like Better?

Grace Shu
Aug 27, 2009

Seems like there's a lot of buzz surrounding the high fashion industry these days...after all, it is certainly not every day that the Bobbed One appears on Letterman. And now we hear that Tom Ford has put his London townhouse for sale a cool £8 million (about $13 million to us on this side of the pond). After perusing the photos of his chrome-plated pad, we began a friendly debate in the office about which home we preferred: Tom Ford...or the legend of Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld? Decisions, decisions...

To be honest, it's not too much of a struggle for us: Karl Lagerfeld is such an oddity (and we mean that in the best, most fascinating way possible). Can you imagine having a conversation with him? No, we can't either. (Well, yes we can, and we hope it would be something like this). But we do like how his library matches his persona: excessive, shiny, but with personality:

As for Tom Ford's place, it's certainly impressive. And it has chrome walls, which seems pretty swanky; but at the same time, it could give someone the feeling of being trapped in a commercial grade refrigerator or an air vent:

What say you?

(Images: Aylesford via Mashkulture.net, Maison-Objet, PrestigeHK)

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