BY: NICOLE VERNON
(Gainesville, Ga.)- Pharrell Williams is a modern Renaissance man. He is the voice behind the recent hit “Happy”. He is also the genius behind the lyrics of countless other songs by artists that we know and love. Although his initial fame came from being a successful singer, songwriter and producer, Williams has branched out to make a name within the fashion industry.
Williams is a worldwide fashion icon. As he graces the cover of several magazines he is consistently admired for his inventive style, and recognized for his ingenious creativity.
The icon took his first dive within the fashion industry in 2005 by designing two of his very own men’s fashion lines entitled “Billionaire Boys Club” and “Ice Cream”. These two clothing lines target the world of urban men’s fashion.
Today, 10 years later from the original release, Williams has expanded his brand far beyond what any of us could have ever imagined. He now has a successful street wear line for women entitled “Billionaire Girls Club”.
He did not stop at creating fashion under his own name, but he ventured and designed for some of the biggest names in the fashion industry.
Williams has teamed up with several of the top fashion industry brands. One of the brands includes Louis Vuitton. In 2004 he assisted with releasing a new line of sunglasses. In Jan. 2008 he alongside Camille Miceli designed a line of jewelry entitled “Blason”. This line is famous for a gold ring with a cupid-like figure clutching a gem.
He recently teamed up with Timberland in the fall of 2014 to design his own line of boots entitled “Bee Line”. These boots detail a combination of a red bottom base with a vintage wingtip at the toe of the boot.
Williams also launched a line with Adidas which consists of unisex tennis shoes and jackets. The line consists of a vibrant range of colors with polka dot and striped designs.
Although he is known for collaborating with a variety of people, his personal style and creativity always shines through every project.
Overall, anything that Williams puts his hands on has the expected outcome to be extraordinary. He is beyond an exceptional man by showcasing his many talents and sharing them with the world.
Aside from being a fashion designer for his own clothing brands and collaborating with other brands, his personal style is nothing less than creative. His daily personal fashion stands out because it reads artistic and simple, but it’s also all about the fine details. He puts an urban twist to the sophistication of a suit as well as adds a certain debonair to street wear.
The Wall Street Journal named him, “The pop-world style icon”.
Williams has graced the cover of ELLE magazine and was given the ELLE Style Award.
In 2001, Esquire listed him as number one on their list for the top 21 best dressed men in the world.
In April of 2014, Williams was featured on the cover of GQ magazine and gave his advice for their style bible segment. Williams is also the cover story for the 2015 February issue of GQ.
Pharrell Williams is an iconic fashion figure with a diverse perspective on fashion. His creativity is recognized worldwide and consistently keeps us on our toes with his fashion collaborations and trendy magazine covers. Overall, Pharrell’s designing talents have been appreciated in several legendary fashion brands. Magazines consistently acknowledge him for his elaborate style and creativity. Pharrell Williams is indefinitely an international fashion icon.