Kanye West's Monster FashionThe rapper's dapper duds and out-there looks
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Shades of the Future
When Kanye West collaborated with Daft Punk in 2007, there was no cooler way to announce his arrival as rap's great futurist than to craft an engaging visual just as ahead of the curve as his new genre-expanding productions. The infamous Alain Mikli shutter shades he adopted as part of that look were featured first in the groundbreaking "Stronger" video, and became red carpet staples soon after. They not only conveyed his new techno optimism perfectly, they spawned a million knockoffs: everyone from other admiring pop stars to Chinatown merchants were soon proffering a pair.