Balenciaga Ends Ties With Kanye West

By Vasantha

October 25, 2022

Reportedly, Balenciaga cut ties with Ye, one of Kanye West's most crucial partnerships in the fashion industry recently came to an end.  

According to Women's Wear Daily, Balenciaga's parent company Kering has issued a statement 

Balenciaga’s Statement

stating that it "no longer has any contact with this artist" and "Balenciaga has no intentions for future projects relating to this artist."

Although there was no other information included in the statement, it's safe to assume….. 

Reason Behind It

that the choice was made in response to Kanye's numerous anti-Semitic remarks and issues over the previous few months.

The most recent collaboration between Kanye and Balenciaga was the Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga line, which was a runaway success.

Successful Yeezy Collab

Kanye also walked the runway to start the Balenciaga show during Paris Fashion Week, attracting a lot of attention to the company.

Kanye Lead Balenciaga

Kanye still has a multi-billion dollar contract with Adidas, which the company reportedly said was "under review."

Kanye-Adidas Contract

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