Kanye West’s Fashion Line Debuts

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‘Ye unveiled his Dw by Kanye West line on Saturday with nods to his hip-hop background (nameplate necklaces, backpacks, shiny tracksuits) and the sleek lines and neutrals of Celine, Calvin Klein and the like. Some reviews noted fit problems. All in all, I didn’t think it was all that bad. My mind isn’t blown, but I like the beading and leather.

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Kanye West, Louise Goldin Line Confirmed

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Sooo actually Kanye West is doing that fashion line with knitwear designer Louise Goldin. Central Saint Martins professor Louise Wilson explained the collaboration to Elle UK:

I think we can expect a well-considered collection, you wouldn’t expect less from a pair of professionals and I warn against dismissing it in haste. There are those who might assume Louise will be doing all the work and Kanye is just the face, I don’t believe this will be the case—he researches thoroughly and is hands on and committed to his work.’

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Kanye West Probably Not Working On Fashion Line

Vogue UK reports that Kanye West is probably not working on a womenswear line despite rumblings to the contrary. Central Saint Martins professor Louise Wilson tells Vogue:

“He has supported the fashion school (with its fundraising regarding its move to Kings Cross) with a donation. I have not however been working closely with him on a collection but I certainly wish him well.”

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