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View From the Throne: A Look At Kanye West's Style Evolution

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Kanye West with his signature shutter shades.
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With the arrival of Watch The Throne, Kanye West's collaboration with Jay-Z, it's an ideal time to survey just how much the rapper has evolved over the past decade – not only as a titan amongst all pop performers, but as a distinct style icon in his own right. Even back in 2003, when he was merely hip-hop's most promising emergent threat, his manner of dressing emananted the confidence and prediposed swagger of an independently minded aesthete. Though he's graduated from sweaters and urban prep looks into more challenging, controversial turf over the years, he's always pulled off every highly curated look with remarkable aplomb. When it comes to Kanye and fashion, there are never actual mistakes – only moments to behold. Here are some of his most memorable.

Kanye West's Monster Fashion

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