If you have been following along as Kanye Twitters himself into oblivion, you will know that he periodically interrupts his Rumplestiltskin-ian rampage to give heartfelt shout-outs to his fashion-designer buddies. Olivier, Demna, Virgil, and a few others have been named, but here, meet five others who've enjoyed Yeezy's friendship.More
One of the chosen few, the Off-White designer has been Kanye's creative director since 2002 and his perma-FROW companion for even longer, it seems. Likes: streetwear, riding shotgun in million-dollar Mercedes Benzes, turning the tables on the wicked tongues who whispered that he'd never have gotten where he is without Yeezy.
You never forget your first...fashion mentor. In a 2015 Elle interview, Jacobs remembered how Kanye the Go-Getter basically cold-called him and cajoled the then-Louis Vuitton creative director into a collaboration. The rest is history.