Press Trust Of India
March 12, 2011 13:36 IST
Kanye West faced trouble gaining entry to Paris fashion week shows for designers
Alexander McQueen and Balmain after he turned up uninvited.The Stonger hit maker, who wants to try his luck as a designer sometime, has been a regular to such shows but his celebrity status could not help him much,as reports say.
West reportedly appeared at Le Grand Hotel in the French capital ,with his entourage for the Balmain show only to be told he wasn't invited, leading him to head to "a separate part of the hotel, so people didn't see him," according to a source.
A representative for Balmain show organiser KCD said: "Mr West requested to attend and we let him know we would not be able to accommodate him. He chose to come to the door anyway and we kindly let him know we could not accommodate him."
The 33-year-old rapper then had problems getting into the Alexander McQueen show, run by the same company.The representative added: "He did not make a request to attend, but he came uninvited. Eventually he was let in through the side door by venue management, not through the
West has, however, been welcome at many other events during the fashion week, including Valentino, Givenchy and Vivienne Westwood shows.