Kanye West at Paris Fashion Week on October 1, 2011/Getty Images
By Nadeska Alexis
Kanye West unveiled his “Dw” clothing line at Paris Fashion week last fall, and while the collection received a bit of harsh criticism, that didn’t stop Yeezy from getting back in the studio and starting from scratch. During his tweeting spree in January Ye explained his fashion journey and now a new day has finally dawned. On Tuesday (March 6) Kanye West will debut his new collection at Paris Fashion Week at 9:30p.m. (Paris time)/3:30p.m. ET and MTV Style is live-blogging the monumental event for your pleasure. The latest news? Jay-Z is in the building.
Azaelia Banks is rumored to perform and according to MTV Style’s latest update Jay-Z has been spotted entering the building. Check out their snapshots of the runway and keep checking in for more updates.
A history of Kanye’s fashion career, from his tweets:
The MTV VMAs meltdown stalled his fashion career: He had “an office in LA that was shut down after the “MTV” moment along with my tour with GAGA.”
But he didn’t give up there: I moved to Japan for one month after that and designed every night in my room… I had this opportunity to intern at Fendi and was also…offered a position to intern at Versace which I could not take due to my contract with LV which was for 2 years… I moved to Rome after I left Japan and worked at Fendi for 4 months under cover … I was there to give ideas for the men’s collection. I moved to Rome after I left Japan and worked at Fendi for 4 months under cover … I was there to give ideas for the men’s collection. After doing the first LV collection I was sure I would get a second shot to create but was never given the opportunity.
“Kanye in Paris”: Early 2011 … I moved to Paris and opened a small design studio… the language barrier was quite difficult… I still don’t have a Paris VAT number to this day… I don’t know what a VAT but every time I asked why we didn’t have fabrics they said…