Pharrell Williams Talks Billionaire Girls Club, Mark McNairy Collaboration, and Tying His Shirt Around His Waist in GQ Magazine

Pharrell Williams Talks Billionaire Girls Club, Mark McNairy Collaboration, and Tying His Shirt Around His Waist in GQ Magazine

This past October, news broke out that Pharrell Williams was working on a new BBC spin-off for the ladies called Billionaire Girls Club, as well as a collaborative footwear collection with Mark Mcnairy. While it might be challenging to talk to Skateboard P about uncompleted tasks, the people over at GQ asked anyway.

In the same interview where he talks about being a consultant for the Oscars, releasing his book 'Places & Spaces I've Been," and working on Jay-Z's track 'Glory' he touches on both of his upcoming collections. He even talked about the shirt-tied-around-the-waist trend

"GQ: You're working on a new line of boots, right?
Pharrell: Yeah. We're working on some boots for BBC [Billionaire Boys Club]. But I can't really talk about it.

GQ: Well, speaking of BBC, you're releasing a women's line soon, BGC, right?
Pharrell: Yup! And it's crazy!

GQ: Will there be much of a difference between the men's and women's line aside from sizing and maybe color schemes?
Pharrell: Again, I can't give it away. Somebody else will do it. [Laughs] But it's definitely us. It's signature us. It's awesome.

GQ: Is it still on target to come out this year?
Pharrell: It may be in the middle of '13. But you'll be seeing hints of it in the marketplace in 2012.

GQ: You've started a lot of fashion trends over the years. Are you aware of the latest that folks are adopting slowly but surely? Style guys are feeling your plaid-shirt-around-the-waist-for-no-reason look.
Pharrell: [Laughs] Uh, I guess I'm just having a '90s grunge moment. And, like, is that the case? Is that what you're seeing?

GQ: Yeah, I've actually had a conversation about it with some fashion editors, wondering if you ever actually wear the plaid shirt or if it's just decoration.
Pharrell: Wow. That's funny, man. I started going, like, grunge after the last N.E.R.D. album, Nothing. [Asks assistant] Right? Wasn't it right around then? And I did it a little around Seeing Sounds, too!"

[GQ]

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