The rapper wanted to enrol at the London college to study fashion, but is too well-known, apparently
Kanye West‘s love of fashion is well-known in the industry. As well as positioning himself as a fashion icon, Kim Kardashian‘s fiancé has tried his hand at designing his own collections.
While his womenswear line that launched in 2011 wasn’t the huge success he had hoped for, his collection for French label A.P.C that debuted this week has received favourable reviews.
And now Kanye has revealed that he takes his fashion very seriously (as he does most things in life), and originally wanted to study at the prestigious Central Saint Martins. However, the rapper was reportedly turned down… because is too famous. Seriously.
‘I wanted to go to Central Saint Martins, but Louise Goldin said that I was too famous,’ Kanye told GQ.com.
‘So I basically had to learn my clothes through Style.com, through like Scott [Schuman] The Sartorialist, Tommy Ton, and dudes shopping.’
Despite making mistakes along the way, Kanye West has stuck with his love of fashion and hopes you will, too.
‘Luckily, I was rich enough to make mistakes and learn by like just being a fashion victim — which I definitely have been a fashion victim — and to flip it from fashion victim to maybe a fashion icon,’ Kanye continued.
‘So I just want everyone to be patient with me as we go on this journey.’
We’ll be there every step of the way, Kanye.
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