Guide He is a man of many talents. He’s a singer, songwriter, and dancer — and now he can add a designer to that list.
The 45-year-old singer changed into a few different looks during his Super Bowl performance on Sunday, February 11. After debuting on stage in an all-white Dolce & Gabbana outfit featuring a long coat embroidered with Swarovski crystals, Usher quickly changed into a black and blue cover-up he designed himself with Off-White.
The outfit in question was covered in a staggering 394,000 crystals. It featured a motorcycle jacket and a turtleneck, which he wore with black and white leather pants and leather gloves.
Usher wore the custom look as he sang his 2010 hit “OMG” alongside i.am (who wore similar black and blue outfits on stage) and performed a dance on roller skates in front of a crowd of over 60,000 people.
“I designed the wardrobe during the skating section myself,” Asher said. And the! News after the performance, adding, “It’s part of the next chapter.”
The singer collaborated with Off-White’s art and image director, Ib Kamarato create an eye-catching number.
In an interview with GQ Posting on Sunday, February 11, Kamara revealed that the collaboration between Usher and the designer label was an organic one. “I think we felt like a natural brand to work with,” he said.
Kamara added that Asher and his team prepared a 50-page mood board to begin the design process. “Very extensive research has been done,” Camara told the publication. “He obviously had a really strong vision for what he wanted.”
Asher has kept himself very busy this year. In addition to preparing for his Super Bowl halftime performance, he also released a new album, Go homeOn Friday, February 9th.