New Squad Alert: Kanye Allies with Two Former Boy-Banders

I would venture to say he...doesn't mind them.

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Ruthless networker Kanye West entered Thursday's Louis Vuitton menswear show alone and emerged with two powerful new connections.

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From left to right: Kanye West, dad who does dad things like falling asleep during a live performance of Frozen (opens in new tab); Zayn Malik, displaced One Directioner reborn as a platinum blond; and Joe Jonas, the aloof one in person but the has-no-chill one on social media.

Solid lineup, guys. But tell me—have you put your party protocol in place yet? Taylor Swift has (opens in new tab).

Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.