Kanye in Paris: Here's How Mr. West Spent Paris Fashion Week
Here's how Kanye took over Paris Fashion Week with both his clothing and his music.
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This list might make Fern Mallis sick to her fucking stomach. Kim and Kanye have been alienated by the fashion community in the past, but look at them now. They’re sitting front row at damn near every show during Paris Fashion Week ranging from Louis Vutton to Vetements to the LVMH prize nominees event, much to Hedi Slimane's chagrin. And he’s mainly been rocking the same Haider Ackermann sweater and his own adidas boots, too. Kanye's also fixed his relationship with Louie V and Bernard Arnault by performing at their space, Fondation Louis Vuitton, with beautiful nature-filled backdrops (although it’s really Arnault's 22-year-old son who organized the concerts).
The Wests have been mobbed by paparazzi while kissing, shopping, and running wild in Paris. 'Ye has his foot in the door of the fashion industry, and it seems like he’s here to stay, which is big because he’s a person of color, and there aren’t too many people of color able to make continuous power moves in the fashion world. He’s also not alienating the young designers trying to come up.
He’s showing support to the old fashion houses, as well as the up-and-comers, and he's becoming a real part of the community. 'Ye even
lost his laptop has leaks from his album coming out amidst all the craziness. Here’s a rundown of his moves during this year’s Paris Fashion Week.
Angel Diaz is a staff writer for Complex Media. Follow him @ADiaz456.
Day 1: Attends the Dries Van Noten show
Hightails it to LVMH Prize event to support Virgil Abloh's nomination for OFF-WHITE
Plays art curator for “Blud Rush” spread in CR Fashion Book
Day 2: Sits front row with Kim at the Balmain show
Heads straight to the front row at the Lanvin show
Day 3: Attends the Dior show with Lorde, possibly learns magic
Announces four shows at the Fondation Louis Vuitton after visiting with Kim
Date: March 6, 2015
We have no further comment on this Louis V situation.