Kanye West and Irina Shayk’s Relationship Timeline—From the Catwalk to Dating in France
This week, Kanye West and Irina Shayk have been the subject of an avalanche of headlines, with allegations that they’ve started dating.
The Daily Mail published photos on Tuesday showing rapper-turned-designer West and supermodel Shayk wandering through the grounds of a hotel in Provence, France, with a small party on West’s birthday.
The next day, after landing down at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, West, 44, and Shayk, 35, were pictured disembarking a private plane together.
While neither actor has commented on the current state of their relationship, they have known each other for more than a decade.
Shayk wore CGI angel wings in the video for West’s hit single “Power” in 2010 and was also mentioned in his fashion-themed tune “Christian Dior Denim Flow” same year.
Shayk, a Russian runway favorite, reunited with West on the catwalk at West’s Fall/Winter 2012 presentation at Paris Fashion Week in 2012.
The exhibition, which took place before his first Yeezy collection debuted in 2015, was held under his Kanye West label and was attended by his then-girlfriend and future wife Kim Kardashian.
Shayk lauded West’s “fashion sense” at the time, telling PopSugar: “When I was asked to join in the event, I was ecstatic and said yes right away.
“Kanye West is one of those unique individuals that brings fresh ideas to the globe, in my opinion. He introduced art to music, and now he’s releasing his passion for fashion, which I think is fantastic.
“It isn’t something that many musicians experience. He has a terrific fashion sense and isn’t afraid to explore new things.”
In April, she paid tribute to late rapper DMX by wearing a $200 Yeezy x Balenciaga tribute T-shirt, the earnings of which were utilized to help fund $1 million for the musician’s family, demonstrating her support for West’s design endeavors.
They also share a number of fashion industry acquaintances, including renowned designer Riccardo Tisci, who has previously collaborated with both stars.
As West celebrated his birthday on Tuesday, his estranged wife Kardashian took to Instagram to share a throwback snapshot of herself with him and their. This is a brief summary.