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April 19 2014

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John Legend Mulls A Life Of Design

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It seems Kanye West may have some competition in the male-musician-with-a-knack-for-finer-threads department. “Sometimes, I think about it,” John Legend said last night when queried about starting his own fashion or accessories line. “I would probably do clothes first.” The singer-songwriter was a guest of honor at a party celebrating the launch of Ferragamo World, an eco-conscious range of men’s footwear with rubber soles designed to decompose three to five years after hitting the landfill. Proceeds go to the Acumen Fund’s anti-poverty efforts in South Asia and East Africa. Saturday Night Live‘s Seth Meyers, while not considering a namesake collection, was grateful for the new footwear option. “Guys are very knee-up people,” the funnyman noted. “I’m lucky the nice people at Ferragamo have me wearing much better shoes than I usually wear tonight. Great shoes are very important to my social life.”

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