Kanye WestFans will have a great shopping experience with the Yeezy Gap collection. The rapper has been criticized for selling items from the collaboration using giant trash bags.
“This is how they are selling Yeezy GAP,” a customer claimed via TwitterMonday, August 15th, a photo was posted that showed large quantities of clothing being stuffed into large garbage bins. “The sales associate said Ye got mad when he saw they had it on the hangers and this is how he wanted it,” the social media user alleged. “They won’t help you find ur [sic] size too, you just have to dig through everything.”
The photo went viral and many people have shared their opinions.
This is how they sell Yeezy GAP. Ye was furious when he saw the hangers, and he wanted it this way. They won’t help you find ur size too, you just have to just dig through everything pic.twitter.com/GNd08Zv1zC
— little miss (@owen__lang) August 15, 2022
“We’re living in a Curb Your Enthusiasm episode,” one Twitter user wrote. A second shopper tweeted: “I walked in just to look around and saw these, thought it was a mistake. For funsies I asked about pricing … the tees were $120, and the hoodies were $240, wild.”
A third social media user posted: “This is nasty.”
Others applauded West’s vision. “Just when you’ve written off Kanye, he delivers a perfect piece of art,” one fan tweeted. A second supporter added: “Sorry not sorry, but this Yeezy display is a retail worker’s dream. Let the masses rip thru trash bags to find their size — it’s how they operate anyway.”
The Chicago native of 45 years joined forces with Balenciaga creative directors and longtime friends. DemnaThe eight-piece collection. Two drops were made from the line, which was unveiled in May and February, respectively.
The collection includes hoodies and T-shirts as well as long sleeves, sweatpants and jeans. The collection is available in a variety of colors: light grey, grey red, black, blue, brown, and so on.
According to a press release, each piece was designed with the partner’s “shared vision of utilitarian design” in mind. The pair also wanted to “pay tribute to Gap’s timeless American icons rendered anew in wash, hue and silhouette.” In addition to select Gap stores, fans can shop the label on farfetch.com and yeezygap.com.
West shared more details via Instagram about his inspiration earlier in the month. “Look to the children. Look to the homeless. As the biggest inspiration for all design,” he wrote on Saturday, August 13.