With the assault trial he confronted in Sweden behind him, A$AP Rocky seems to be slowly returning to enterprise as traditional. And Rocky’s unusual life? Nicely, it features a wholesome dose of jet-setting across the globe from one high-profile occasion to a different and carrying dope-as-hell menswear alongside the way in which. Specifically, that has meant the hip-hop star has proven as much as each Rihanna’s Diamond Ball and the Prada present at Milan Vogue Week with the identical swervy fashion transfer: the shorts-suit.
Final week, at Rihanna’s blockbuster New York Vogue Week gala, Rocky confirmed up on the star-studded occasion wearing a full head-to-toe look from Raf Simons’ spring 2020 assortment. He paired a wide-shouldered blazer (a Simons signature) with printed costume shorts and shiny black boots. It was a traditional Rocky match: daring, exact, and wild, abruptly. Then, simply the opposite day, the ultra-stylish rapper popped up in Milan for vogue week in yet one more shorts-suit—this time it was Prada. Rocky is not any stranger to the beloved Italian label and has worn customized Prada on tour for almost all of the 12 months. Nonetheless, these seems to be have skewed loud: nylon observe pants coated in flames, neon-yellow utility vests, and glossy orange camp-collared shirts. This time, his Prada outfit aimed for low-key minimalism: a navy blazer with matching pleated shorts and a pair of traditional costume sneakers.
On Rocky, the shorts-suit seems to be fairly rattling easy. (He tends to tug off essentially the most advanced-level seems to be with out breaking a sweat.) It is laborious to keep in mind that when Pharrell championed the unconventional look 5 years in the past, it was met with resistance and your entire vogue world gave the impression to be up in arms about it. Rocky makes the fashion transfer really feel like no massive deal—simply one other killer outfit in his arsenal. It is good to see Rocky return to type: breaking sartorial guidelines and looking out wildly trendy whereas doing it.