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Twitter Roasts Kanye West’s Futuristic Yeezy Sunglasses

Kanye West continues to tease potential Yeezy product and his latest styles has turned heads. The rapper took to Twitter last week, showing off what looks to be sunglasses.

Twitter users didn’t hold back with its reaction, likening the sunglasses to “Star Trek,” “Star Wars” and “X-Men” characters.

That’s one of those things girls use to hold their hair up. I did this with my sisters when I was a kid and pretended to be Lavar Burton on Star Trek the Next Generation,” one posted

“This looks like the headbands I wore as a kid and covered my eyes for fun with,” one woman wrote. “I’ll start laughing in public at anybody who wears this,” another posted.

“When you’re famous you could use banana peels as [soles] for your shoes and people will still buy,” a user said on Twitter.

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West didn’t give any description or accompanying information with the photos so it’s unclear if the “sunglasses” are functional or wearable art.

Meanwhile, West teased Yeezy x Gap kids styles on Twitter as well. One look has already been wear-tested by son Saint West. Yeezy Gap apparel is expected to release in Gap stores and on Gap.com sometime in 2021.

New Yeezy sneaker styles were also in the mix. The first silhouette follows similar designs as the Adidas Yeezy 500 High sneakers with a more futuristic curve to them; the sneaker, tweeted with the caption “Logan’s Run,” boasts a melted metallic gold coating layered over a black knit sock-style upper. The outsole resembles that of cleat spikes with a textured finish and a contrasting ash-gray paint job.

This Yeezy product seemed to fare better on social media, compared to West’s sunglasses.

One wrote on Twitter, “Your designs look like they happen naturally not man made..we can tell your designs by just looking from a far distance. You amazing.” Another said, “Thank you, Kanye. I wasn’t gonna be able to sleep tonight without seeing this. You’re truly the greatest artist of all time.”

Another highly-anticipated look comes in the form of a slip-on, ribbed sneaker sneaker and it’s made for fellow Adidas partner and current Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose. According to the photo’s caption, the style is “coming soon” but no further release details were provided.

For those that can’t wait for these sneakers, there are two new Yeezy styles reportedly releasing this month, including the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 “Israfil” and the Yeezy 700 V3 “Azareth” dropping on Aug. 22 and Aug. 29, respectively.

Click through the gallery to see the evolution of every Adidas Yeezy Boost sneaker released thus far.

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