Swizz Beatz is a Grammy-Award-winning producer, photographer, painter, art collector, and curator. With the release of his new album, Haute Living, he adds style icon to the list.

This feature appears in Complex's August/September 2011 issue.

 
With clothes, I'm not scared of something different. I'm not scared of something that people might not understand. That goes back to my music—people didn't understand what I was doing when I was doing all of those hit sounds back then. But if I had stopped doing it I wouldn't have the legacy I do now.
 

IMAGE 1: Sunglasses by Dior Homme / Coat and Shirt by DSquared2.

IMAGE 2: Jacket by Paul Smith / T-shirt by Reebok / Jeans by Acne.

IMAGE 3: Sweater and Shirt by Givenchy.

IMAGE 4: Sweater by Prada.

IMAGE 5: Hat by Niel Barrett / Sunglasses by Dior Homme / Sweater and Shirt by Colce & Gabbana / Tie by Hugo Boss.

IMAGE 6: Jacket and Sweater by Ralph Lauren Black Label / Jeans by Dior Homme / Sneakers by Maison Martin Margiella.

IMAGE 7: Sunglasses by Dior Homme / Coat, Shirt, Jeans, and Boots by DSquared2.

ADDITIONAL CREDITS: Grooming by Jomo Lopez / Makeup by Ellen B. Beauty.