The Evolution of Kanye West’s Splashy Style

By

Kanye West's hubristic new album Yeezus came out this week, but the new father is lying low. While we wait for him to show his face and announce his baby's name, the Cut revisits Kanye's rich and varied history as a fashion enthusiast.

Though Kanye recently said that reviewing his fashion history made him want to "Yeah, kill self. That’s all I have to say. Kill self," we humbly disagree. From the preppy polos that Jay-Z initially didn't understand to the leather skirt seen the world around, these looks are worth celebrating. See and read about Kanye's iconic ensembles — Celine blouse included — and how each fashion foray connects with his music.

BEGIN SLIDESHOW