Nicki Minaj Reflects On New York Fashion Week
Nicki Minaj was certainly the center of attention amongst all of the buzz of the fabled New York Fashion Week.
The big apple’s fashion week is the perfect opportunity for music artists to use the festivities as their personal platform to showcase their taste in fashion.
As the event came to a close, the Young Money superstar was one of the standout celebrities who was spotted at various events with eye catching outfits and multitudes of onlookers seemed to be pleased with the Queens rapper’s taste in fabric.
This past Monday MTV caught up with Nicki at the Betsey Johnson show where she spoke on her admiration for the designer.
“She’s a free spirit,” Minaj said of Johnson. “When I met her the other day, I felt like I knew her for my whole life. She’s so warm and considerate and caring. She’s amazingly talented and I’ve been wearing her clothes forever, so to meet her was like, ‘Yay!’ [I was] bowing down to her; she’s dope!”
Backstage at a show which featured which featured a DJ, cupcakes, balloons and posters of Minaj with Johnson’s face on them, the designer made sure to let Minaj know the love and respect was mutual.
“I was watching Nicki Minaj and my daughter Lulu, and I’m thinking, ‘They are the body type,’ ” Johnson said of making the looks for her spring line. “I love [Nicki] and she really wears my stuff. She likes real tight; she’s just my most, most, most favorite girl right now.”
So how does it feel to be Betsey Johnson’s muse?
“I just think it’s amazing. I remember I was living in Queens and I couldn’t afford Betsey, so I would, like, window-shop by her store and then I would go to the cheaper places. She had a Nicki Minaj [inspiration] board in her office, and it was so many pictures and wigs and all these things and clippings that she took of me and I’m like, ‘Oh my gosh!’ It was so emotional,” said Minaj.
Check out Nicki reflecting on Fashion Week below.