Dating back to Kangol hats, Adidas shell toes, and layers of gold chains, rappers’ personal style choices have, for better or worse, spurred fashion trends across the globe. But recently, there are some decisions so bold that it would be a moral failure for us regular folk to even attempt to recreate them. Perhaps the trickle-down effect will eventually dilute these wild looks to more doable outfits that we mortals can rock.
But for now, whether it's crazy amounts of jewelry or overwhelming prints, the likes of 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Migos frequently appear on stages and red carpets wearing outfits that, frankly, only stars of their standing should even attempt. We have no idea how, or why, they come up with them—just that they can get away with a lot more than we can and look like they’re having fun while doing it. Don't get too jealous, and don't try these at home. We're not saying they pulled off these looks, but these are 20 Outfits Only Rappers Should Attempt.