Cat Power fashion collaboration?

The singer is linked with Chanel

Cat Power has been linked to a fashion collaboration after Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld expressed his admiration for her.

The singer, real name Chan Marshall, attended the launch of ’Les Musiques Que J’Aime’ in Paris, a new CD compiled by


“I saw her in New York in front of the Mercer Hotel and she was smoking and I said, ‘Only a woman – she – can look glamourous while smoking,” Largerfeld told Fashionweekdaily of how the pair met.

In response, Marshall confirmed the story, telling Women’s Wear Daily: “I was outside waiting, sitting on a pile of Louis Vuitton luggage, drinking water, with an apple and a cigarette in my hand, my cell phone, oh, and two guitars and out comes Karl. He walks up, looks at me and says, ’Only a woman can look glamourous when smoking.’ And I lowered my glasses and pointed to (the bags under my) eyes and said, ‘With these’?

Following Cat Power‘s appearence at the CD launch, the fashion industry is now suggesting she may appear soon in Chanel‘s campaign, possibly involving one of the label’s jewellery collections.

Meanwhile, Cat Power returns to the UK on November 1 to play the Roundhouse in London.

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/gigs.