Lil Nas X is hardly a wallflower. The boundary-breaking rapper’s dangers together with his music and style selections at all times repay. Simply take his three profitable seems to be on the Met Gala this 12 months, which included an ornate cape, golden armor, and glittery bodysuit worn beneath (all customized by Versace). However even Nas’s extra subdued type is successful. On the WSJ Awards in New York final evening, he confirmed up in a black outfit that was something however boring. The truth is, his quirky bag, assertion footwear, and superb skirt made for the proper combo.
The rapper hit up the occasion in a Thom Browne ensemble, consisting of a protracted, smooth black overcoat with a white collared shirt and pleated skirt—far more fascinating than your commonplace black swimsuit. His dog-shaped top-handle bag added a whimsical accent, whereas his staggering Rick Owens platforms—of which Hunter Schafer can also be a fan—added top. At this level, males in heels and skirts is nothing new, however there’s one thing highly effective concerning the rapper infusing them into an otherwise-minimal outfit. The entire vibe says, “sure, I can do pared-back type—however with out being a complete snooze.” That’s a style lesson we are able to all be taught from!