Summer School: Grading Celebrity Style

Kanye West

Progress Report: Examining Kanye's style is like grading the advanced courses. That said, he's pared back his wardrobe considerably, eschewing a lot of recognizable designer pieces for minimal gear. Lately he's shown a dedication to black leather pants and exaggerated proportions like oversized hoodies and military jackets. However, we can't get behind the coordinating leather shirt and pants. That's just OD.

Needs Improvement: If West wants to really embrace a minimal look, he's going to need to stop with pops of color like the red Yeezy IIs, and consider fabrics that are a lot less flashy than leather. A well-cut garment made from cotton will suit him more than a loose-fitting leather shirt.

Grade: B-

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