The Weeknd introduced signature basic type to his 2021 Super Bowl halftime show performance.
The musician, whose actual title is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, wore a Givenchy purple swimsuit jacket paired with a black shirt and trousers by Richfresh for the efficiency. The Weeknd sang a medley of his hits, together with “Blinding Lights,” “Starboy” and “Earned It” throughout his efficiency on the Raymond James Stadium stands. He was later joined on the soccer subject by giant group of backup dancers wearing comparable purple fits and face bandages.
The Weeknd labored with Richfresh designer Patrick Henry, identified professionally as Recent, for a part of the take care of sporting a Richfresh swimsuit for his godson’s christening.
“I needed to maintain it actually clear,” Recent mentioned. “All the things is made in such a approach that he appears to be like very collectively when he’s standing nonetheless, however he can nonetheless transfer round as a result of Abel likes to maneuver.”
Recent defined that the look will comply with The Weeknd’s message of transformation through the efficiency. “The entire tone and message of his album has been about transformation,” he mentioned. “In the event you actually comply with the story you’ll be able to see it begin in a method and see it finish with ‘Save Your Tears,’ which is a very completely different stage. It’s the identical swimsuit, nevertheless it progresses all through this whole journey.”
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