Looks like Kanye West will have something to complain about soon…
Fashion critics have had a field day with Kanye’s new clothing line. Here’s what they had to say.
“While the technical difficulties and aesthetic miscalculations were myriad, the collection’s gravest flaw was that it simply had no vision. It was a little bit of Balmain, a smidge of Balenciaga, a few vague references to Yohji Yamamoto and Rick Owens. There was even a touch of Issey Miyake mixed in for good measure. It was a chaotic stew of leftovers.” – Robin Givan, The Daily Beast
A Wall Street Journal articled titled “Good Think Kanye West Has A Day Job” says: “I liked the perforated black leather. Yet a vast quantity of luxury materials can’t blind people to a lack of creative marksmanship…There’s something about fashion design that makes untrained people think they can do it, too. Never mind the years of study and practice it takes to create Azzedine Alaïa or Alexander McQueen, whose designs reveal that a few millimeters of fabric is the difference between excellent and also-ran.”
“To quote my wise former boss Bridget Foley: I sit in chairs, but it doesn’t mean I can be a furniture designer,” tweeted writer Meenal Mistry.
“There was one good-looking pair of color-blocked pants in blue and coral, but it was obvious that most of the clothes suffered from a poor fit. (That may be because the fittings were rushed. Chanel Iman said Mr. West called her in New York only the day before and asked her to fly over to walk in the show.)” – New York Times
Of course, one person had something good to say. That person was Ciara: “This doesn’t happen every day, and to see someone like Kanye, who aspires to succeed in fashion, to get so much respect and cross over like this, it was monumental,” she told MTV News. “It was an historic moment.”
Right, Ci Ci. What did you think of the fashion line? Are these people just hating?