Kanye West says he wants to ‘make clothes free’ amid battle with Gap

Kanye WestThe latest attempt at could take the fashion industry in a new direction.

In a recent interview with Forbesthe “Donda” rapper revealed his plans for an ultra-affordable Ye Supply Store, where parts would start at $20.

His statement comes amid his brewing battle with Gap, where he has been selling pieces with his Yeezy brand. I recently lambasted the company for upselling its pieces over its typical collections.

West, who legally changed his name to Ye, said he was unable to price the items and wanted the pieces to be available at $20. The rapper said Gap had decided to price them at a much higher price.

Sharing his plans for the next bargain store, West said his ultimate goal is to “make clothes free.”

“When it’s sold in America, it’ll be made in America, and when it’s sold in China, it’ll be made in China,” he said.

“So glasses will cost $20 and everything in Ye Supply store will cost $20. And we are working on how to make clothes free. Because life is free,” he added, referring to his futuristic look YZY SHDS Sunglasses he teased last month.

“It is our responsibility and our pleasure to turn these dreams into reality, to simplify things and to give people more room to imagine, [not] restrict or impose ideas,” he added.

Last week West canceled its lucrative partnership with Gap after two years, citing conflicting pricing and poor communication with the brand.

“Gap’s substantial breach of its contractual obligations has been costly,” West’s attorney Nicholas Gravante said. told CNN in a statement Thursday, alleging the chain had not opened Yeezy-branded stores as part of their partnership.

“You will now move forward quickly to make up for lost time opening Yeezy retail stores,” Gravante said, after saying West had “no choice but to end their collaboration.”