G-Dragon Borrows From the Girls and Wins at Chanel
What does a true fashion innovator wear from Chanel? Anything he wants. When G-Dragon headed to the Grand Palais this morning to take in Karl Lagerfeld’s latest, he did so in an arresting piece from the label’s Fall 2017 women’s collection. Sporting a black bouclé sweater with a diamond pattern, the Korean pop superstar borrowed from the girls with ease. When paired with pearls and a floral lapel pin on the runway, the top was sweet, but G-Dragon’s remixed version added a fresh twist. Worn with one of the show’s memorable astronaut blouses, paint-spattered Dr. Martens, and a graffiti-covered version of the Gabrielle satchel, it made a dramatic statement.
As an admitted Lagerfeld superfan, G-Dragon is used to adapting Chanel’s wares to suit his needs. Though the brand lacks an official menswear collection, the wardrobes of its male ambassadors—G. Dragon, Pharrell Williams, and Brad Kroenig among them—proves that Chanel’s haute Parisienne vibe isn’t limited to a single gender. With the right attitude and a bit of daring, any look can work for guys—a fact G-Dragon has proven time and again.