Imagine, for a moment, it’s December 2012. Starting out as Harlem-born rapper, A$AP Rocky just released the lead single from his upcoming debut album, Long live A$APthis sends shockwaves through the blogosphere in part because he’s wearing a pair of furnaces, by Rick Owens and Hood by Air, in the music video. A week earlier, the artist was called Kanye West Make the title to his own sport Givenchy leather dress by Riccardo in a concert benefiting Hurricane Sandy relief, even though he wore the same one during his and Jay-Z’s time See the throne tours throughout the previous year. On stage, Ye sometimes paired her skirt with a Givenchy Rottweiler shirt — then, graphic tee du jour; now, an impetus for the celebrity-led streetwear revolution.
Cut until August 2022 — many years and many kilograms later (including the Vivienne Westwood he wore on the cover of GQ last summer), and Rocky is getting a Givenchy leather dress back for a shoot. Rocky, who is nearby welcome a baby boy with his girlfriend / 2013 Music Video “Fashion Killa” Co-star Rihanna, stepped out in New York on Wednesday, wearing Givenchy from head to toe, including a layered logo-cut sweater that fell over a black knee-length skirt, which he paired with her foundation. brand G Clogs and Giv Cut sunglasses. Then he traded his skirt for a pair of wide leg pants to please his woman 4 am walking around the city.
All told, Rocky’s contemporary Givenchy jackets make for a Long live A$APcostume -era Rocky — which may actually be by design. Ye and Rocky’s pioneering fashion statements in the 2010s laid the groundwork for the French fashion house’s 2020 appointment of creative director. Matthew Williamswho founded his influential streetwear brand 1017-ALYX-9SM, which was approved by Ye-and-Rocky in 2015. And despite the discourse about men in skirts, it remains a quiet one. disappointing way, but the duo’s baggy skirt long tees, slacks, and split skirt (ahem, kg) gives way to a much looser definition of menswear.