Confirmed! Kanye West Is Launching A Fashion Line This Fall

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Elle U.K. reports that Kanye West is really, truly launching his women's fashion line this fall. He's not doing it all by himself, though—with the help from master-designer Louise Goldin, and advice from Central Saint Martins' professor Louis Wilson, West will launch his label during this year's New York Fashion Week. Said Wilson, "I can confirm that Kanye has been to visit me twice at Saint Martins and we have briefly discussed this collaboration. His visit was in part to employ interns for his label, and it’s important to mention that he’s supported our fashion school and made an immediate donation to Saint Martins, which perhaps further demonstrates his passion for the industry. I've known him for two years now and he's incredibly knowledgeable about fashion, he's a global phenomenon and a very interesting person. I think we can expect a well-considered collection, you wouldn't expect less from a pair of professionals and I warn against dismissing it in haste. There are those who might assume Louise will be doing all the work and Kanye is just the face, I don't believe this will be the case—he researches thoroughly and is hands-on and committed to his work." Well then! Maybe the next women's silk shirt Kanye wears will be of his own design? (ElleUK)