His one-word rationale on why he wore them? "Vibes".

Kanye West, ever the fashion maverick, turned some heads on the red carpet once again when he attended the 2016 Met Gala wearing blue contact lenses, the Independent writes. The article mentions the exchange that took place between West and E! News at the event when the entertainment outlet asked what inspired him to wear the contacts that turned his brown eyes blue..

E! News: “Was it part of the look or just something you wanted to do tonight?”

West: “Vibes.”

Very well then.

Read more at the Independent