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Kanye West is launching Yeezy Season 2 footwear on Monday, a collection that includes $595 lucite heels and $895 knit boots that isn't affiliated with Adidas. Monday is also the launch date for the Yeezy Season 2 zine, which Kanye previewed back in February on Twitter and with a special zine release party. Because zines, clearly, are fashion's new favorite thing.
The zine for Season 2, like the Yeezy Season 1 zine, is again shot by photographer Jackie Nickerson with plenty of nakedness once again. It's also going to be the cheapest thing available in the Yeezy drop, at a whopping $80 — for a paper magazine.
Funny, though: Wasn't the Yeezy Season 1 zine print free, as in zero dollars?
SEASON zine print edition available for free at the following locations http://t.co/ySwfZewefE— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) March 23, 2015
On the resale market, also consider that someone is trying to sell the unreleased $80 Season Two zine on eBay for $395 and another eBayer already sold one for $200. The free Season One zine sold for as much as $80 on eBay too.
Not planning on forking over that much money for some paper? You can check out an "almost NSFW" preview over at Complex. If you do want to, shop the print edition online on Monday at YeezySupply.com and artsy stores like RSVP Gallery in Chicago, Acrimony in San Francisco’s Acrimony, and Printed Matter in NYC. A full list of stores selling the zine is available here.
Oh, and be sure to get the name right:
Season 2 Zine pronounced Zeen short for magazine. A lot of people pronounce it wrong. pic.twitter.com/jnmLFV3wZN— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 8, 2016