Tyler, the Creator Fronts Kitschy Golf Wang Fall Collection

Tyler, the Creator Fronts Kitschy Golf Wang Fall Collection

Plus, the rapper/designer explains his creative process.

Published December 11, 2015

His hip hop group Odd Future might have called it quits, but that doesn’t mean Tyler, the Creator isn’t keeping busy. The 24-year-old MC/designer is putting in work on his retro-inspired clothing line, Golf Wang, and stars in the collection’s recently unveiled Fall/Winter 2015 look-book.


A peek at the spread confirms the bold hues, vivid prints and exaggerated silhouettes the L.A. rapper is known for. A standout is a Big Bird-yellow faux fur coat emblazoned with a neon blue smiley face across the back. Then there's a cream-and-baby blue velour tracksuit with logos that appear to be an irreverent nod to Gucci’s iconic double-Gs. For the ladies, there’s a cute rainbow polka dot envelope clutch that’s a little unexpected, but definitely something worthy of your next Instagram post.

Remember: this is a guy who told Billboard in 2014 that golf is his “least favorite sport” despite being really into the "golf world" as a whole, so we have to believe there's a method to his madness. Nonetheless, Golf Wang has consistently sold out online over the past few years. That’s a huge badge of validation, especially because Tyler (née Tyler Gregory Okonma) designs every piece himself.

“I draw out everything before I make it,” he tells Vogue.com of the new collection. “From videos to clothes to certain shots for my pictures, I usually draw everything out. I’m actually a designer. It’s not a team of people. For the look-book, I picked the background, I picked the outfit, I tell them how to pose, I set everything up, I do the finishing edits on all the photos. I’m more hands-on than people think. I pick which pieces come out at the first drop. This is my clothing line.”

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(Photo: Golf Wang via Instagram)

Written by Britt Midddleton


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