16 Times Kanye Didn't Get the Memo

Dress codes don't apply to him, okay?

In the great fancy-dress party that is life, Kanye is that one guy who shows up in his regular clothes. In celebration of his singular style and his commitment to *subverting* the dress code instead of dutifully adhering to it, here are 16 times he looked at the group text and went "Nah."

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Regular Met Gala attire: couture. Kanye's Met Gala attire: ripped jeans and...color contacts?

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When he paid tribute to Tupac but not the note at the bottom of the invitation that said "black tie."

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Fact: 80 percent of Kanye's unhappiness can be attributed to being underdressed.

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When you fall asleep and the squad decides on monochrome.

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TBH, would not want to be standing next to Keren Craig in *any* outfit, so might as well do the backward cap thing.

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Unless he's got guyliner under there?

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Suit, suit, SKELETON HOODIE THAT ZIPS UP INTO A SKULL.

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That pink velvet jacket is everything. This pic is everything.

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Okay, but what if WE'RE the ones not getting the memo? Did you ever think about that?

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You laugh now, but when it's Day 18 of being trapped on top of a glacier and you're thinking that human flesh might just taste like tartare, you'll be thankful Kanye wore that stupid thing to attract the helicopter pilot's attention.

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Ugh, Kanye. This one was so obvious.

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KANYE. WHITE BIKINI. WHIIIITE BIKIINIII.

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A cable-knit sweater. Not that 2005 John Legend is doing much better, but still.

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Kanye vs. The Dads.

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On the right, two chill famous dudes visiting USC. On the left, anachronistic Gucci model. (But I want that cardigan.)

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Honestly, if only we could all have Kanye's self-confidence.

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