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Yeezy Season 4 Was Mostly Just Spanx

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Am I missing something here?

Models during a Yeezy Season 4 walkthrough.
Models during a Yeezy Season 4 walkthrough.
Photo: John Lamparski/WireImage

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A lot has been written/tweeted/angrily grumbled about Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 4 show, which went down yesterday afternoon at Roosevelt Island’s Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park. By now you know what happened: Hundreds of fashion folks spent nearly two hours on a bus bound for a secret location and were forced to stand outside in the hot sun while the show was delayed for two more hours. Inside the park, the Kardashian-West family made their cameos and struck their poses while models fainted. There was merch for sale, but no water. From start to finish, the whole thing lasted roughly five hours.

Surprisingly, however, not much has been said or written about the actual, well, clothes. The models who stood (or sat, or slumped) for Vanessa Beecroft’s “performance” were dressed in what, honestly, could have been Yeezy season 1, 2, or 3, the same monochromatic, earth-toned fare we’ve come to expect from Yeezy. The only small difference? This time the clothes were skintight, and more or less matched the models’ complexions. They were less outerwear, and more…underwear.

Basically, they were Spanx, meaning that even Yeezy bought into this season’s number one gimmick: See-now, buy-now.

Here is Yeezy:

I was apart of #vanessabeecroft art installation for #YeezySeason4 so fye.

A photo posted by Chasity Samone (@chasitysamone) on

And here are several pieces identical to the ones seen on the models above, all available at

Lounge-Hooray! Romper, $58

Skinny Britches® Capri, $68

Lounge-Hooray! Thong, $22

Again, the Yeezy:

Get the scoop on everything to know about #KanyeWest's #YeezySeason4 show today (link in profile).

A photo posted by Harper's BAZAAR (@harpersbazaarus) on

And the squeezy:

Shape My Day Girl Short, $50

Lounge-Hooray! Slip, $58

Higher Power Panties, $38

Please note that the above undergarments all cost less than $75, or the exact price of the neon “Season 4” T-shirts sold at yesterday’s show. I’ll take the Spanx, thanx.