Hooked: Nicki Kicks It With Adidas + Gaga & Madonna Tour Costumes
Time to get Hooked, our bite-sized roundup of fashion-drenched music news!
Nicki Minaj is the new face of Adidas:
Nicki Minaj has become quite the queen of endorsement deals lately. The '"Beez In The Trap" star can be seen promoting Pepsi, launching her OPI nail polish line and striking a pose as the face of MAC Viva Glam. Minaj's latest venture has her rocking out in hot rainbow bright fashion from famed designer Jeremy Scott.
Nicki was spotted in Brooklyn last week shooting an ad for Adidas Fall/Winter 2012 campaign. The Queens native also shot with Scott as part of a fun and sure-to-be fantastic commercial campaign for Adidas. Scott posted pictures on his Twitter account, showing Nicki wearing the violently colorful and bulging outfit from his campaign.
Gaga Teams With Armani For "Born This Way Ball" Tour Costumes
Lady Gaga's Asia and Europe "Born This Way Ball" tour costumes have been revealed! Gaga joined creative forces with Giorgio Armani again for her tour, which opens in Seoul, Korea on April 27. Giorgio Armani just released sketches of all the fantastically twisted looks he costumed designed for Mother Monster.
According to WWD, her concert wardrobe includes: "gloves with mirrored nails, a black bodice with transparent Plexiglas, black crystals and studs in an abstract composition of guitars, and plenty of fringe, Swarovski, spikes and latex." A sure to be showstopper nude latex tunic ensemble features "PVC elements [that] create flashes of synthetic light inside the garment."
"Collaborating with Lady Gaga is always an exciting experience for me. I admire the way she uses fashion as a scenic element and as a means to build a character,' mused Giorgio. 'She is an artist of many talents and great intelligence. Creating stage costumes for her is a stimulating and creative exercise.'
We can't wait to see these abstract fashions in motion!
Madonna to reunite with Jean Paul Gaultier:
Madonna is reuniting with Jean Paul Gaultier to design costumes for her upcoming MNDA tour, according to Grazia Daily! For those living under a rock, Gaultier is the creative mind behind Madonna's cone bra from her Blond Ambition tour in 1990. The tour kicks off May 29 and definitely will feature at least one, if not all, costumes designed by the great JPG. There has been no recent verification, but just seeing those two names in one sentence again is enough cause for celebration!