Kanye West

Rihanna in Maison Margiela.

Fashion Scoops

Musician to Fashion Mogul: 14 Times Musicians Launched Fashion Brands

Rihanna may be the latest musician to get into the fashion world, but she isn’t the first. Here, a look at 14 musicians who have launched their own fashion brands.

clock May 14, 2019Layla Ilchi

Kanye West shot by Vanessa Beecroft for GQ Italia

Fashion Scoops

Vanessa Beecroft Portrays Kanye West for GQ Italia Art Issue

The artist also lensed the members of West’s Sunday Service music performance.

clock May 3, 2019Alessandra Turra

They Are Wearing Coachella 2018

Fashion Scoops

Coachella 2019: Everything You Need to Know About This Year’s Festival

Including Kanye West’s Sunday Service, YSL Beauty’s gas station and a DJ set by Idris Elba.

clock April 4, 2019Layla Ilchi

Justin Timberlake, Heron Preston

Financial

Universal Music’s Bravado Buys Epic Rights

Bravado’s serious about expanding the perception of what tour merchandise can be with a deal that adds a raft of brands to its portfolio.

clock January 22, 2019Kari Hamanaka

The new Versace Chain Reaction sneakers designed with 2 Chainz.

Mens Designer Luxury

Versace, 2 Chainz Collaborate on Chain Reaction Sneaker, RTW Capsule

The designs will launch in a pop-up boutique in Atlanta’s Wish Gallery Feb.1-3 and on Versace’s web site.

clock January 17, 2019Luisa Zargani

Picasso's "La Lampe."

People

Picasso’s Grandson Talks Christie’s Sale, New Biography, Kanye West

Pablo Piccaso’s work will go under that gavel Sunday at Christie’s and a new exhibition is on view at the Villa Borghese in Rome.

clock November 9, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Natalie Ratabesi fitting a model in one of he looks.

Fashion Features

Tre by Natalie Ratabesi Won’t Be Under the Radar for Long

After years spent working for the best — Galliano, Lauren, de la Renta — Ratabesi’s best work is for herself.

clock October 17, 2018Jessica Iredale

Dirk Schönberger.

Activewear

EXCLUSIVE: MCM Taps Dirk Schönberger as Global Creative Officer

The designer joins the brand from Adidas, where he was creative director since 2010, bringing on board collaborators such as Kanye West.

clock October 10, 2018Joelle Diderich

Giles Deacon, Georgina Pazcoguin, and Kyle Abraham with Dancers

Parties

The Making of a Kanye West Ballet

At New York City Ballet’s Fashion Gala, choreographer Kyle Abraham flouted tradition with a work that is bound to attract new audiences.

clock September 28, 2018Misty White Sidell

Josh Luber, a co-founder and ceo of StockX.

Technology

StockX Closes $44M Funding Round; Plots Multiprong Expansion

Convincing brands and retailers that it can be a primary marketplace is one hurdle for the site.

clock September 24, 2018Sharon Edelson

Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2

Mens Accessories

Will a Larger Adidas Yeezy Boost Release Hurt the Brand?

The sneaker industry reacts to Adidas and Kanye West reportedly releasing 1 million pairs of the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 sneakers.

clock September 21, 2018Aria Hughes

Nikola Vasari

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Faith Connexion Names First Creative Director

Nikola Vasari, a member of the creative collective behind the Paris-based brand, will show his first solo collection next February.

clock September 6, 2018Joelle Diderich

Harper's BAZAAR ICONS - Kanye West & kids

Media

Kanye West, Bruce Springsteen Front Bazaar’s September ‘Icons’ Issue

Carine Roitfeld lured some major musical names, plus children, for her annual spread. Her popular fashion week party has a big headliner, too.

clock August 2, 2018Kali Hays

40th Anniversary Souvenir Denim Jacket - Back 1

Fashion Scoops

Billy Joel Teams With Barking Irons to Create Capsule Collection for 100th Madison Square Garden Show

Interest in concert T-shirts has spiked, thanks partially to Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Beyoncé.

clock August 1, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

18-06-22_MURIKAMI_ABLOH_GAGOSIAN_©François GOIZE

Fashion Scoops

Virgil Abloh and Takashi Murakami Talk Making Art Via WhatsApp

The designer and artist cohosted the inauguration of their latest show, “Murakami & Abloh, Technicolor 2,” at the Gagosian Gallery on Friday night.

clock June 23, 2018Katya Foreman

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