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Fendi and Skims confirm capsule collection with first look
Speculation of a Fendi and Skims collaboration were confirmed on Monday when the Italian luxury label and Los Angeles-based shapewear and intimates brand released the first images. Skims founder Kim Kardashian revealed the campaign, photographed by Steven Meisel, via her Instagram account, which has over 260 million followers. This is Fendi’s...
26 Oct 2021
Did Balenciaga erase its Instagram again?
Back in July, to announce a comeback to haute couture, Balenciaga erased the entire feed from its social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Two months later it seems to have done it again. At the time of writing only seven posts appear on the French luxury house’s feed, all shoppable items from its latest collection, modelled by...
12 Sep 2021
Kim Kardashians Skims sees 1.6 billion dollar valuation
Kim Kardashian’s empire is still growing. The entrepreneur and reality stars Skims line of shapewear is now valued at 1.6 billion dollars. The company recently led a Series A round of funding at 154 million dollars led by Joshua Kushner’s venture capital firm Thrive Capital. Additional investment money came in from Imaginary Ventures and...
12 Apr 2021
Kardashian Kloset: Kardashian-Jenner family launches resale site
The Kardashian-Jenner family is diving into the world of resale on Friday with the launch of its resale site, Kardashian Kloset, which will allow shoppers to buy products from the families’ wardrobes. The site was first announced in an Instagram post by Kris Jenner over the weekend. Since then, an Instagram account has been set up for the new...
4 Oct 2019
Kim Kardashian’s Skims Solutionwear launches online
After a high level of anticipation, along with an ample amount of controversy over its original name, Kimono—and a brand rename—Kim Kardashian’s Skims has officially launched online with a new website: Skims.com. The site officially launches at 9AM PST on Sept. 10, but customers eager to add these pieces into their shapewear collections can sign...
10 Sep 2019
Kim Kardashian announces new brand name for her shapewear line
Kim Kardashian’s upcoming shapewear line, initially named “Kimono”, is now called “Skims”, the reality TV star revealed on Instagram. Kardashian took a U-turn following backlash from Japanese consumers and personalities, including the mayor of Kyoto, Daisaku Kadokawa. She was accused of cultural insensitivity and appropriation, as kimonos are a...
27 Aug 2019
Kim Kardashian to change name of line due to cultural appropriation issues
The fashion industry has been finding itself in hot water regularly for issues of cultural appropriation and cultural insensitivity. The latest to stir controversy was Kim Kardashian West with the announcement of her new shapewear or solutionwear line which was originally going to be called Kimono. Once Japanese consumers found out about this...
1 Jul 2019
Kim Kardashian gets backlash for shapewear line with accusations of cultural appropriation
It’s been one day since fashion influencer and clothing entrepreneur Kim Kardashian launched her shapewear line, Kimono Solutionwear, and she’s already receiving backlash. Kardashian shared the launch of the shapewear line on her Instagram account, explaining the genesis of the line. However, in the caption of the announcement, she noted that “...
27 Jun 2019
Kim Kardashian to launch a new shapewear line
From fashion influencer to apparel entrepreneur, Kim Kardashian has announced the creation of a shapewear brand called Kimono. Kimono has been in development for about a year and will officially launch next month. People Magazine reported that the line will include bikini briefs, thongs, bras, waist trainers, body suits and thermal leggings,...
25 Jun 2019
Video: #MeAndMyPeekaboo Chapter II: Kim Kardashian West, Kris Jenner and North West
#MeAndMyPeekaboo project features five short videos and a series of unreleased images that reveal the intimate and unexpected relationship between each protagonist and the Fendi Peekaboo. Source: Fendi, YouTube.
11 Jul 2018
Kim Kardashian West named CFDA Influencer of the year
The Board of Directors of the Council of Fashion Designers of America has announced that Kim Kardashian West will receive the Influencer Award at the Brooklyn Museum at the CFDA Awards 2018 on June 4th. Announced vis the CDFA website, Kim will be the first recipient of the CFDA Influencer award. "Kim is the most important and powerful influencer...
11 May 2018