Designer Karl Lagerfeld attends the 'Menschen In Europa' award ceremony at the Verlagsgruppe Passau on October 28, 2009 in Passau, Germany. (Getty Images)more pics » Karl Lagerfeld
If you've ever seen photos of the inside of Karl Lagerfeld
's studio, you know the Chanel head honcho is more than a little obsessed with books: His collection clocks in around 300,000 tomes. For his latest independent scent, Karl's taking his love affair a giant step further.
Paper Passion will have a "fatty nuance" evocative of the scent of paper. In keeping with the theme, the fragrance will be packaged in a hollowed-out hardcover book. While Lagerfeld isn't the first to come up with a literary-inspired scent, it still sounds a bit kooky to us.
What do you think, does Karl's eau de la bibliothèque
sound good to you? Check out Karl Lagerfeld's Lookbooks on StyleBistro: