Kanye West just saw one of his most important relationships in the fashion world come to an end… Balenciaga would have cut ties with Ye.
According Daily Women’s ClothingKering, the parent company of French fashion house Balenciaga, released a statement saying, “Balenciaga no longer has any relationship or plans for future projects related to this artist.”
While the statement didn’t expand further, you have to imagine the decision was made after Kanye died. repeated anti-Semitic attacks and controversies of recent months.
Kanye and Balenciaga have a long history and recently teamed up for a Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga collection that sold like wildfire.
Kanye also opened Balenciaga’s Paris Fashion Week show, walk on the track — and generating a ton of attention for the brand.
Of course, Kanye still has a multi-billion dollar deal with Adidas — a partnership that the brand reportedly said was “under review.”