A$AP Rocky is the most important fan of London's design scene
Earlier this yr A$AP Rocky threw his assist behind certainly one of London's finest new designers. Manchester-born Maximilian Davis debuted his fledgling model through the Spring/Summer time 2021 batch of reveals as a part of Vogue East. With the assistance of Rocky, who wore a pair of graphic pink and black “Harlequin” denims for the “Mazza” music video, the Wales Bonner alum has since been catapulted into the limelight.
Now Rocky has thrown his weight behind one other of London's rising design stars. Sighted on the set of an upcoming music video together with his girlfriend Rihanna (who was sporting a sheepskin overcoat in New York Metropolis's summer season warmth), Rocky slipped right into a full ’match courtesy of Stefan Cooke. The look comprised a form-fitting black crosshatch-detailed bomber jacket and matching trousers, which sit inside Cooke’s Autumn/Winter 2021 assortment (look 17, to be exact).
Cooke is a Central Saint Martins graduate who based his eponymous label in 2017 with the assistance of his pal Jake Burt. The model, which is constructed upon Honest Isle knits, cut-out sweater vests and ultra-skinny slacks, has develop into a vogue week hit amongst editors and stylists.
The fledgling label additionally subverts the norms of conventional menswear, its items imbued with female touches. It's not unusual to search out pleated skirts, low-cut necklines, stacked heels, sheer blouses, jacket-dress hybrids and purses lower from supple calfskin leather-based sitting centre stage within the seasonal sexed-up collections.
In fact, there's little question Rocky's type serve will profit the model. Of seeing the “Vogue Killa” rapper in a full ’match from his assortment, Cooke informed GQ completely: “Having him put on our items feels pure. He engages an American market and his curiosity in vogue feels extremely real. I believe he's one of many few male celebrities that’s really vogue ahead, so from each a industrial and inventive viewpoint he's the right particular person to be carrying our garments.”
Whereas the precise look Rocky wore can't be purchased simply but – Cooke informed us it is going to be made available for purchase within the coming weeks – under is a choice of the wonderful merchandise we're hoping to get our arms on proper now.
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