No Letting Go Wayne Wonder
Kanye's come a long way since his 'College Dropout' days of bright polo necks and Louis Vuitton backpacks. Love him or hate him, it's hard to deny that Yeezy is making his mark on the fashion industry. Be it the latest bomber, hottest trainers or trendiest jeans, there's a lot to be learnt from 'Ye's new found style.
Camouflage is a stand-out look for 2015/16 (ironic, right?) and no one is lapping up all of the amazing items on offer more than Yeezy. Whether you're wearing trousers, a coat or a tee - team with black, white and grey to keep the look classic, or if you're feeling adventurous, add a dash of bright red or orange.
Kanye blends several trends together by donning not only a camel colour, long-length coat, but by putting a twist on a classic style by incorporating a contrasting colour. Kanye's particular coat (pictured left) is Maison Martin Margiela for H&M, but for a more casual look, try out a denim jacket with sheep-skin collar.
One of the more affordable brands that Kanye West wears; Timberlands have stood the test of time and it's safe to say they're here to stay. You can wear the high-quality boot come Autumn, Winter, Spring or Summer. So even if the £100-£200 price-tag is more than you'd usually splash out on some footwear, really, these are an investment (that's what you should tell yourself, anyway).
Kanye West has literally not stopped wearing this maroon velvet hoody since its first appearance on him at the 2015 Grammy awards in February - and who can blame him? The colour and fabric are fashion-world soulmates. There's plenty copycats of Kanye's fave hoody floating around on the web, including one on Elwood clothing for $50.
It's not just the particular pieces he wears that makes Kanye stand-out amongst the rap-crowd, it's also how he wears them. Recently, 'Ye's ditched the outdated classic rap 'baggy jeans' look in favour of a rolled-up jean or trouser to show off some flesh (and of course, his latest footwear!)
As Kanye shows, the suede boot is an essential addition to your Autumn/ Winter wardrobe for 2015. At some events (dinner at your partners parents? Drinks in town? A work meeting?) trainers just aren't going to cut it. This suede Chelsea style goes with t-shirts, jumpers and smarter jackets. Go for a neutral tone to allow yourself to mix and match.
Over the last decade Kanye has (thankfully) swapped his brightly coloured polo-necks for, generally, an all-round neutral look, mainly wearing black, white, grey and earth colours. But, hanging in the back of Ye's 50,000 square-foot wardrobe somewhere are a handful of statement blazers ready to be teamed with jeans and a plain shirt or t-shirt when a special occasion calls. A handy have when you're struggling with what to wear to your work Christmas party, or mate's big birthday night out.
If there is one must-have for Autumn/Winter, it's a stylish bomber jacket. We recommend going for a classic black, grey or khaki style if you want to be able to throw it on over anything. But if the rest of your look is usually quite plain, then experiment with a metallic, camouflage or textured style.
Hardly revolutionary, but still worth a mention. Find yourself a good-fitting pair of slim/skinny ripped jeans for A/W and your wardrobe is already 50% sorted. Opt for darker colours, such as black, grey or a deep blue denim for winter.
Kanye's fast becoming the king of the camel over-coat. Classic, smart and neutral, it's worth bagging one for your everyday look-book. From Burberry to Zara to Primark, this popular style is available for all budgets.
It's a look that some people won't touch, but if you're brave enough, buy a pair of leather or leather-look trousers this winter. They're more comfortable than they look, they smarten up any outfit and they go with pretty much everything.
It's not just maroon velvet jumpers Ye loves. He's also kind of obsessed with this black velvet crewneck jumper, which he wore to two fashion show— first Dries van Noten and then Balmain. If the all-black look is your thing, throwing together some clashing fabrics like Yeezy does is a great way to add some character to your classic style.
It's not an easy look to pull off, but Kanye somehow managers to. If you remember, he wore tie-dye pieces from designer Angelos Frentzos during the European leg of his Yeezus tour, and also whilst holding on to Kim Kardashian in his viral 'Bound 2' music video, as well as at multiple other shows (pictured left). The best thing about tie-dye is that all you need is a plain t-shirt, some dye and some rubber bands and you can make your own unique pieces.
All hail the king of layering. Rarely will you see 'Ye donning an oversized jumper without a matching tee hanging out underneath. Not only does it look effortlessly cool, it's practical too. Add a scarf and a coat or gilet to complete the look.
Yeezy's had this particular fur coat for years now. He was first spotted wearing it back in 2011 and more recently at the Givenchy Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Presentation in Paris. Understandably, a full-blown three-quarter length coat might be a bit adventurous (not to mention expensive) for most. The best way to experiment with fur is to look for it on a collared black bomber jacket.
It wouldn't be a Kanye West fashion round-up without a piece designed by the man himself. These 'Moonrock' Yeezy Boost 350's are released this weekend (14/15 Nov 2015) and have a price tag of $200 (approx £130).