“All I see is signs, all I see is dollar signs”, Rihanna sings in her Boss Bitch anthem “Pour It Up.” Turns out, she was right. While she’s making massive money on her own thanks Fenty Beauty, which is worth an estimated $2.8 billion according to Forbes, it’s not just in her bank account that she’s seeing Franklins – they’re on her fiancé, A$AP Rocky, too.
Rocky just stepped out in New York City what can only be described as a Big Money Fit. And no. He’s not sporting the latest baby cashmere knit from Wall Street’s Stealth Wealthers (Kendall Roy types) go-to Loro Piana. He isn’t decked out in one of Brunello Cucinelli’s duvet coats either, which costs more than your rent. And no, it wasn’t The Row’s £500 T-shirt he was in. Instead, he was photographed wearing a fit that literally was money.
A$AP Rocky was photographed in a jacket emblazoned with dollar bills. Said jacket, which is from Vetements and goes by the name “Million Dollar Money-Print Puffer”, sang to the tune of Rocky’s own tune “Money Man”, on which he raps “Look at my wallet man, countin’ the hunnids
Call me the money man”. He paired it up with a zip-up (not the sort worn by Hedge Funders in The City mind), which had a more muted camel-hued dollar print, and Supreme denim shorts. In short, the 34-year-old rapper-cum-dad-cum Gucci Guilty frontman wants to remind you that he’s rich. Like, really rich.
And sure, Rocky’s fit is an acquired taste. But he isn’t the first person to use clothing to let the world know they’re balling. Back in 2018 Kim Kardashian infamously stepped out in a full (trench, leggings and bag) money fit, that again was emblazoned with dollar signs, to celebrate her friend Anastasia Soare selling her beauty business – Anastasia Beverly Hills – for $1 billion (oh to be in such circles). Will Ferrell, who is worth a gigantic $160 Million, accepted the comedic genius award at the MTV Movie Awards in a full-blown money suit. Not to everyone’s taste during an ongoing cost of living crisis, sure. But hard to miss.