Kelly Cutrone Calls Kanye West 'A Joke' in Fashion

Kelly Cutrone, Kanye West

Kelly Cutrone Calls Kanye West 'A Joke' in Fashion

The celebrity publicist says West should stick to music.

Published February 19, 2015

Kanye West might think himself a god in everything he does, but there are many people who are quick to say otherwise. After his latest fashion show for Adidas during New York Fashion Week, Kelly Cutrone of fashion PR firm People’s Revolution said she considers the rapper to be “a joke” in the fashion world. Ouch.


“I’m not into his fashion thing,” she told People. “I think he’s fine as a rapper. I think he’s a joke as a fashion designer.”

Never one to bite her tongue, Cutrone called the wannabe designer a total fraud and that she didn’t like a single piece in his collection.

“I mean, it’s not... he’s not legit. Have you seen the product?” she said. “Didn’t he have his own line in London, which was a disaster that he spent $10 million to do, that no one wore?”

As if that wasn’t painful enough, Cutrone went so far as to say that West should give up on fashion altogether.

“I just think that you should stay focused at what you’re good at. Just because you’re a good rapper doesn’t mean you’re going to be a good fashion designer,” Cutrone said. “I mean, we’ve seen that over and over. Sean John is a really successful line, but you know, no one in the fashion industry is waking up and going, ‘Hey did you get that … did you like, trade up your Moncler for your Sean John?’ No. Nobody’s saying that.”

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Written by Dorkys Ramos


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