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GO WEST?: Kanye West will not be showing his collection at Paris Fashion Week this season, WWD has learned. The rapper has long been a front-row fixture at fashion shows and has made no secret of his ambition to join the ranks of luxury designers, teaming up with Giuseppe Zanotti to create extravagantly priced shoes that were sold at Paris concept store Colette.
Critics gave his first two outings in the French capital lukewarm reviews, and in recent months, West appears to have turned his attention to styling new flame Kim Kardashian (a recent episode of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” showed him throwing out “ghetto” items from her closet). Officials at Karla Otto, which represents the Kanye West line, confirmed he would not be showing, but declined to say whether the line has been discontinued.