Getting Ready With Shygirl for Nigo’s Debut Kenzo Show

The musician and rapper took Paris Fashion Week in a grunge-inspired Kenzo gown.

1/26/2022 12:09:00 PM

London-based musician Shygirl takes us behind the scenes of her whirlwind day in Paris attending the Kenzo show—from last-minute nail art to rubbing shoulders with her peers on the front row.

The musician and rapper took Paris Fashion Week in a grunge-inspired Kenzo gown.

last year and the launch of their Olympia bag. “There’s such a close relationship between music and fashion, and both groups of people inspire each other, so there’s always a really great symbiosis there,” she explains.The Kenzo show this weekend, however, served as an opportunity for Shygirl to try out a new mode of dressing she’s exploring for her next era. “I’m kind of changing the direction of my styling, going for a bit more of a relaxed, kind of grunge-inspired look, which I feel is probably closer to how I used to dress when I was younger,” she says. “There’s a comfort in it, but it’s also bringing in new styling tricks I’ve learned along the way—it’s where glam meets grunge, that ’90s vibe.” It turned out the styling team at Kenzo had thoughts along the same lines, presenting her with flowing, hooded dresses in a grey plaid and thigh-high leather boots that couldn’t be more grunge—or glamorous—if they tried. “The print that Kenzo was working with just happened to fit exactly what I was feeling,” she continues. “I wanted it to be effortless, and it’s nice that they saw that for me too. There’s a real synergy there.”

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Burberry last year and the launch of their Olympia bag. “There’s such a close relationship between music and fashion, and both groups of people inspire each other, so there’s always a really great symbiosis there,” she explains. The Kenzo show this weekend, however, served as an opportunity for Shygirl to try out a new mode of dressing she’s exploring for her next era. “I’m kind of changing the direction of my styling, going for a bit more of a relaxed, kind of grunge-inspired look, which I feel is probably closer to how I used to dress when I was younger,” she says. “There’s a comfort in it, but it’s also bringing in new styling tricks I’ve learned along the way—it’s where glam meets grunge, that ’90s vibe.” It turned out the styling team at Kenzo had thoughts along the same lines, presenting her with flowing, hooded dresses in a grey plaid and thigh-high leather boots that couldn’t be more grunge—or glamorous—if they tried. “The print that Kenzo was working with just happened to fit exactly what I was feeling,” she continues. “I wanted it to be effortless, and it’s nice that they saw that for me too. There’s a real synergy there.” Here, Shygirl takes us behind the scenes of her whirlwind day in Paris attending the Kenzo show—from last-minute nail art to rubbing shoulders with her peers on the front row. Play/Pause Button