Kanye West debuted the Yeezy Season 5 collection yesterday at Pier 59 Studios in New York. Always one to put on an eventful spectacle (with past shows spanning from Roosevelt Island to Madison Square Garden), the rapper took a more low-key approach this season.
See below for a play-by-play of today's Yeezy Season 5 show.
February 16, 10:00 AM: After the presentation, Kim Kardashian shared shots of Kanye and his team backstage on her Snapchat.
Kim Kardashian / Snapchat
3:39 PM Models lineup for the finale walk, showing off a range of looks that lend way to a new side of the Yeezy Collection. From denim jackets to jeans and "Calabasas" merch, it appears as though West has switched up his signature aesthetic this season. West did not take a final bow at the end of the show, instead Kim Kardashian's departure signaled the end of the show.
3:27 PM The dark set of Yeezy Season 5 starts with a voice-over followed by videos of models being projected over a black screen in the middle of the runway. Along with its staple athleisure looks, the collection introduces denim for the first time.
Jackets reading "Calabasas" also hit the runway:
A new running sneaker, bulkier than the signature Yeezy Boost 350's, makes its debut:
3:25 PM While we're still not sure all the celebrities we can expect at the show, Hailey Baldwin and Lala Anthony were spotted sitting front row:
3:00 PM Kim Kardashian West was spotted leaving her New York apartment for the Yeezy Season 5 show—most likely wearing a look from the new season collection. Kardashian West wore a deep purple monochromatic look—a sleeveless turtleneck, sweatpants, puffer coat and lace-up boots.
2:00 PM According to a photo shared on Instagram, there will be no social media or phones allowed at the Yeezy Season 5 show today—a huge departure from West's show rules in the past.
February 15, 12 PM: The invitation for Yeezy Season 5 was reportedly printed onto a t-shirt reading, "Yeezy Season 5 / Kanye West & Drake / 15 Feb 2017" and also included the phrase "Lost Hills" (a nod to West's Los Angeles neighborhood). The tee has sparked rumors of a Drake x Yeezy song dropping today to coincide with the show, meaning the Canadian rapper may make an appearance alongside West's new collection...
Via Harper's Bazaar US