Move over Quavo and Cardi. There’s a new fashion designer in the family.
Following the lead of his fellow Migos member/cousin and his wife, Offset has debuted his fashion collection with Laundered Works Corp.
Along with creative director and designer Chaz A. Jordan, Offset, whose real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus, gave onlookers the first glimpse at his ready-to-wear capsule collection during Paris Fashion Week on Thursday.
The fall/winter 2020 menswear collection will be available to purchase from Laundered Works Corp.’s website.
“Designing my own clothes has been a fulfilling experience to express my love for fashion,” Cephus said in a statement ahead of the fashion show. “My collection represents success from scratch, meaning starting from poverty was a part of my path to luxury. Never forget where you come from."
The collection features basic items, including T-shirts and sweatshirts in a neutral color pallet, as well as more formal outfits like fur coats and two-piece suits.
At the runway show, which Women’s Wear Daily reported took place at the American Cathedral, Cephus had the support of Quavo and fellow Migos member Takeoff, as well as Cardi B, who sat in the front row.
She praised her husband on Instagram saying in part, “I am so proud of you ! From filming on two shows, recording and working on so many other things.”
“A lot of my friends have come to support us, and we’ve got big influence,” WWD reported Offset said backstage after the show. “We always touch the fashion in the whole world, with the culture of everything. We always bring the culture with us.”
Offset added the collaboration between him and Jordan, who he’s known for about three years, is not just a one-time thing.
“We’re at the top of the game, we want to come back again in September,” he said. “We’re trying to come in with our own swag.”
Offset’s fellow Migos member Quavo beat his cousin to releasing a clothing line after dropping an affordable collection with U.K. clothier boohooMAN last spring. Cardi B has also released a collection of clothes through her collaboration with fast fashion retailer Fashion Nova. As a group, Migos has also sold apparel inspired by their tour outfits as Halloween costumes. The rappers from Lawrenceville also have their brand, Yung Rich Nation.
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