ASAP Rocky's bright quilt look at 2021 Met Gala was created by Eli Russell Linnetz, Cudi's designer. Taylor Hill/FilmMagic
Kid Cudi wore a white, lacy wedding dress to Wednesday's CFDA Awards in New York City.
It was paired with a statement veil, and the rapper accessorized it with a Black Jesus necklace.
Eli Russell Linetz was his designer, and he said that he arrived with Cudi, asking him, "Will I be your bride?"
Kid Cudi wore a wedding gown to the CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City on Wednesday.
Eli Russell Linnetz, an ERL designer, created the white lace bridal look for Cudi. He also shared photos of Cudi on Instagram before the event and accompanied him on red carpet in a classic suit.
Linnetz was nominated for CFDA American Emerging Design of the Year. In September, Linnetz made headlines as ASAP Rocky's creative genius behind the colorful thrifted quilt look at 2021 Met Gala.
Linnetz told People that he had texted Cudi to invite him to the awards ceremony and shared a glimpse of what he would be wearing.
Cudi wore a Black Jesus necklace with his wedding dress. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
People reported that the California-based designer, who is 30 years old, sent him a text about a wedding gown. "I was like, "Will you marry me?"
Cudi's custom-made bridal gown consisted of a full-body, lace catsuit, gloves and a cream-colored jacket. A veil was placed on top of his neon-pink hair. The look was completed with silver-encrusted cream sneakers and accessories, Vogue reports.
Cudi stated that he was confident in Linnetz's ability to work with him.
He told People, "I trust this man so he was down to take his mind wherever he went."
While performing "Sad People," Kid Cudi wore an elegant floral dress on Saturday Night Live. Saturday Night Live/NBC
The rapper is not afraid to wear a statement gown. Virgil Abloh designed an Off White floral dress for him during a performance on "SNL" back in April. Complex reported that the rapper, who was guest-starring on HBO's series "The Shop: Intrupted" in June explained that he wore the dress to pay tribute to Kurt Cobain, and also addressed the backlash he received for doing so.
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He said, "I knew it would upset some people, but I love this."
"If this is what it's supposed to be, then so be. Cudi said, "I want to be a disruptor." "It's great because I give confidence to the children and tell them to be themselves and do whatever they want.
Insider reached out to Kid Cudi representatives and Eli Russell Linnetz for comment but they did not respond immediately.
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