Halima Aden once refused to walk in a Yeezy show due to a disagreement over the length of her skirt.The Somali-American beauty was due to make her New York Fashion Week debut in Kanye West’s season five ready-to-wear show back in 2017, but in an interv…
Halima Aden once refused to walk in a Yeezy show due to a disagreement over the length of her skirt.
The Somali-American beauty was due to make her New York Fashion Week debut in Kanye West’s season five ready-to-wear show back in 2017, but in an interview with British newspaper The Observer, she recalled how the moment ended up being a watershed moment for her modelling career.
After Halima was presented with an outfit by the rapper’s team, she acknowledged it “was just not going to work” as the skirt sat above her knee.
“Even then I knew: walking away when something doesn’t fit is always better than feeling you need to force something,” the 22-year-old shared, adding that while she was disappointed, she felt empowered as she returned to her hotel. “And then, without having to say anything, they called back: ‘We have a second option.’ I tried it on, and it was perfect. I just knew it was a pivotal moment in my life.
“The people who you want to work with, they’re willing to work with you just the way you are.”
Halima went on to make her groundbreaking appearance in the show wearing a floor-length fur coat.
She also noted that later that same year, she walked for Max Mara in an outfit that was designed just for her.
Elsewhere in the interview, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue star shared her plans to use her career to make a difference and emphasised how she wants to continue mixing her modelling with activism.
“My career in fashion is not just, ‘I want to work with this brand, I want to get on that catwalk.’ We’re not sitting here talking about ‘Buy this heel, because this heel will make you feel sexy,'” she fired. “I’m proud that I can say I combined fashion and activism. I can’t do one without the other.”
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Kim Kardashian gets “anxiety” over the way Kanye West organises his closet.The celebrity couple have given editors at Architectural Digest a tour of their minimalist mansion, and in an accompanying video interview, Kim admitted she thinks her husband’s…
Kim Kardashian gets “anxiety” over the way Kanye West organises his closet.
The celebrity couple have given editors at Architectural Digest a tour of their minimalist mansion, and in an accompanying video interview, Kim admitted she thinks her husband’s method of storing clothing in his wardrobe is a little too intense.
“I feel like you’re most proud of your closet,” she said. “Because he completely took away the bars in the closet and you have a whole new system for how you like to fold your clothes and how you like to organise your clothes. It gives me full anxiety because you have to steam it instead of it just being hung.”
Yet, Kanye has no plans to change his arrangement of ULINE racks as it means he can see all of his outfits “at the same time”.
Conversely, Kim is certain her rapper beau would love to get his hands on her extensive closet.
“I think if you were to get rid of one thing you would definitely get rid of just stuff in my closet. I feel like you think I’m a hoarder in my closet,” the 39-year-old smiled.
Elsewhere in the chat, Kim revealed that she has never used the custom-made swimming pool at her home.
“I’ve never used our pool, actually. Yeah can you believe that? But I love our pool,” she said, much to Kanye’s surprise. “I wanted a Jacuzzi, and then everyone kept designing them off to the side and it bothered you so much. But the kids love to swim in a Jacuzzi, so you said, ‘No, the whole pool will be a Jacuzzi.’ We just make sure that it’s hot all the time.”
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Jonah Hill has confirmed he’s collaborating with Adidas.The Wolf of Wall Street actor officially announced on Tuesday via Instagram that he has teamed up with executives at the German sportswear giant for an unspecified project. “This is the official…
Jonah Hill has confirmed he’s collaborating with Adidas.
The Wolf of Wall Street actor officially announced on Tuesday via Instagram that he has teamed up with executives at the German sportswear giant for an unspecified project.
“This is the official announcement that I’m partnering with adidas,” he wrote in the caption besides a video showing the Adidas logo besides his name handwritten in capital letters. “Thank you adidas for trusting me and believing in my ideas and pushing them to become even better. This is a dream for me to start the journey of creating with a team I respect and love. Thrilled to show you all what we’ve been working on. More coming very soon. @adidasoriginals.”
In the comments, his celebrity friends showed their support for the partnership, with Naomi Campbell posting a series of clapping and heart emojis, Olivia Wilde writing, “Coooool” with a clapping emoji, and his mother Sharon Feldstein, who called herself a “proud mama”.
The 36-year-old didn’t reveal any further details about the collaboration, which he had teased a year ago on the Failing Upwards podcast.
However, it was rumoured on social media earlier this month that they were releasing two colourways of the Samba shoe and a new iteration of the Superstar shoe. These details haven’t been confirmed.
Jonah has been a longtime fan of the Adidas brand and helped promote their updated Lxcon sneakers on his Instagram account in October 2018 before their official release.
The star joins the likes of Kanye West and Beyonce, who have developed their Yeezy and Ivy Park collections with the company.
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Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing created custom Christmas sweaters for the Kardashian-Jenner family.The reality TV stars go all out when it comes to the festive season, and during their celebrations on Christmas Day, Kim Kardashian took to h…
Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing created custom Christmas sweaters for the Kardashian-Jenner family.
The reality TV stars go all out when it comes to the festive season, and during their celebrations on Christmas Day, Kim Kardashian took to her Instagram Stories to share a series of pictures of crystal-studded jumpers.
“Thank you @olivier_roustieng @balmain for our Christmas sweaters,” she captioned the snaps.
One of the Balmain designs featured reindeer and snowflake motifs, another was dotted with silver stars, and a third was embellished with adorable penguins.
“Look at these crystal Balmain Christmas sweaters that Olivier made the whole family,” the 39-year-old commented over one of the clips. “They are so cute and blingy!”
In addition, Kim uploaded a sketch of what her family would look like in the festive outfits, with the image including her husband Kanye West, sisters Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, mother Kris Jenner, and younger half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
Rousteing, a close friend of the family, has not yet shared whether he plans to add Christmas sweaters to Balmain’s seasonal offerings.
But Kim didn’t stop at Christmas sweaters this year and also showed off the bespoke cowboy boots she had made for her six-year-old daughter North West and Kourtney’s daughter Penelope Disick, seven.
“Look what I got North and Penelope for Christmas,” she said of the special shoes. “I had these custom rhinestone cowboy boots (made). They’re very into cowboy boots, so I thought I’d give them some really sparkly ones.”
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Kim Kardashian had to choose between two gowns at the last minute before the 2013 Met Gala.The reality TV star hit headlines when she stepped out in the skintight floral Givenchy gown designed by Riccardo Tisci alongside Kanye West at the Punk-themed f…
Kim Kardashian had to choose between two gowns at the last minute before the 2013 Met Gala.
The reality TV star hit headlines when she stepped out in the skintight floral Givenchy gown designed by Riccardo Tisci alongside Kanye West at the Punk-themed fashion event six years ago.
However, in an interview for Vogue’s Life in Looks series, Kim explained that she was still trying to decide between the flower-print dress and a black version of the same style right up until the event started.
“We had a black version of this and then the floral version. And I was like, ‘I think I should just do the black version.’ And Riccardo’s like, ‘No come on you have to do the floral,'” she recalled, adding that the designer felt it better suited the occasion because she was pregnant with her daughter North West at the time. “Riccardo had said afterwards, ‘What do you give a woman when she’s pregnant? You send her flowers.’ It was such a sweet message, how Riccardo described it. But I was so insecure, and I could never really speak up at that point ’cause I was so shy and just wanted to make everyone happy.”
Kim went on to note that U.S. Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour had previously told Riccardo that she preferred the floral version. Following the Met Gala, Kim was subjected to a tirade of criticism and Internet memes, with many comparing the look to upholstery or outfits worn by Robin Williams in 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire.
“I was crying, like, the whole way home because I just couldn’t believe it. There were all these memes about me and this couch. I think Robin Williams even tweeted it, said I looked like Mrs. Doubtfire. It was like this whole thing, so I just cried,” the 39-year-old remembered.
Yet, Kim found great comfort in the reaction she received from The Row designers Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
“I just remember (Mary-Kate and Ashley) came up to me and loved my outfit and my gloves,” she smiled. “So, none of the critics mattered because the Olsen twins approved.”
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Kim Kardashian has decided it’s time for her to scale back on posting bikini photos online.The reality TV star, who boasts 152 million followers on Instagram, is known for regularly sharing selfies and sexy snaps of herself on social media. However, i…
Kim Kardashian has decided it’s time for her to scale back on posting bikini photos online.
The reality TV star, who boasts 152 million followers on Instagram, is known for regularly sharing selfies and sexy snaps of herself on social media.
However, in a new interview with New York Magazine, Kim explained that as a mother-of-four, legal student, and political advocate, her former persona no longer aligns with her current focus.
“I think I’m evolving to where I don’t feel the need to want to keep up,” she said. “Not that I did it to feel like I had to keep up, but I guess I just don’t care as much anymore to want to take tonnes of photos in a thong bikini. I actually just want to lay out. I don’t care to take the time out of my day on vacation like I used to, where I’d pull up to the house and I’d see, ‘This is a setup, this is an Instagram pic. Now, this is a different setup. Oh, this place has so many different setups. This is going to be amazing.’ And now I’m just like, ‘Let’s actually live in real-time and enjoy it. If we happen to get a photo, great.'”
Kim went on to share that her rapper husband Kanye West has had a lot of input in her style evolution, though she also insisted that she ultimately has the final say on all of her ensembles.
“I have kind of had this awakening myself. I realised I could not even scroll through Instagram in front of my kids without full nudity coming up on my feed pretty much all the time. And I definitely contributed to that. I mean, one of my most iconic covers was the Paper magazine winter 2014 one, when I was all oiled up and ripping my dress off,” the 39-year-old commented, before referring to the time she met with U.S. President Donald Trump in May 2018 to try and negotiate the release of grandmother Alice Marie Johnson from prison. “I also did think, like, ‘Okay, I’m here in the White House,’ and then the next day I was posting, like, a crazy bikini selfie. And I was thinking, ‘I hope they don’t see this. I have to go back there next week.'”
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Kim Kardashian has stopped arguing with her husband Kanye West about whether their six-year-old daughter North should wear make-up.The reality TV star originally called the topic a “big fight” in their household but has now confessed that she agrees wi…
Kim Kardashian has stopped arguing with her husband Kanye West about whether their six-year-old daughter North should wear make-up.
The reality TV star originally called the topic a “big fight” in their household but has now confessed that she agrees with the Life of Pablo rapper and accepts his objection to their child wearing cosmetics.
Appearing on Australian talk show The Sunday Project this weekend, Kim said of the issue: “About the make-up thing, I don’t think a kid should really be wearing make-up either, you know.”
The KKW Beauty mogul went on to explain how she spoke with friends and family about the disagreement with Kanye, who gave her a better understanding of the dilemma.
“I think sometimes if you don’t understand a rule, it is good to learn and ask your friends. In my case (I asked) my siblings what they would do,” the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star admitted.
After the chat with her pals and loved ones, she and Kanye came to an agreement, as she explained: “(We) bounce ideas around and develop a way that we’re going to parent and rules that we have. And we always have to stay aligned.”
The 39-year-old previously shared that Kanye wanted to block North from using any make-up until she’s a teenager.
“It’s a big discussion, a big fight in the household right now but it is what’s best,” she told E! News in October. “I think as a parent you just learn and figure it out as you go, and we realised we didn’t really want her to wear make-up at a young age but she sees her mum putting on lipstick and lip gloss.”
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Kim Kardashian has set the record straight after fans noticed she was wearing what appeared to be her original engagement ring in a campaign image.The reality star flaunted an array of stunning jewels in recent snaps promoting her new KKW fragrance, Di…
Kim Kardashian has set the record straight after fans noticed she was wearing what appeared to be her original engagement ring in a campaign image.
The reality star flaunted an array of stunning jewels in recent snaps promoting her new KKW fragrance, Diamonds Collection, with her eagle-eyed followers quick to notice she was wearing both engagement rings in the shoot, including the 20-carat emerald-cut rock she was given by her husband Kanye West in 2016, months before it was stolen when she was robbed at gunpoint in her Paris hotel.
Addressing the sudden return of the jewel, Kim told Entertainment Tonight that jeweller Lorraine Schwartz had made her a replica.
“I borrowed all jewellery from Lorraine Schwartz. It was nice to borrow it all and nice to give it back to her,” she said. “She always knows the cut and everything that I really wanted. So, when I want to wear something, I’ll borrow it from her for the day… There is a replica around. A little fake that I’ll borrow from her sometimes that she made. A really nice one. It looks really nice.”
Kim also took the opportunity during the interview to congratulate her sister Kylie Jenner amid the news that bosses at Coty recently acquired 51 per cent of Kylie’s brands, Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin, for $600 million (£464 million).
Dismissing any speculation of a rivalry between herself and Kylie, the 39-year-old commented: “I’m so proud of her. To think in her early 20s, she built a business off of something that she first was insecure about and finding confidence and, you know, just tapping into that and figuring out how to make an amazing product and just being true to herself and doing what she loves to do, that’s so inspiring and so amazing and I’m so proud of her.”
In addition, Kim revealed that Kylie, 22, had wanted to sell her business “for a long time” and made the decision to sell just over half of it “about a year ago”.
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Kim Kardashian’s dress for the 2019 Met Gala dress originally had fake nipples attached.The reality star made a splash at the annual gala in May when she stepped out in the custom wet-look Thierry Mugler number, but in a recent episode of her family’s …
Kim Kardashian’s dress for the 2019 Met Gala dress originally had fake nipples attached.
The reality star made a splash at the annual gala in May when she stepped out in the custom wet-look Thierry Mugler number, but in a recent episode of her family’s TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which was filmed before the bash, Kim and her husband Kanye West appeared to have a disagreement over whether the outfit was “too sexy”.
Yet, during a recent appearance on The Real, the 39-year-old explained that the rapper wasn’t bothered about the ensemble, but the fake nipples on the front.
“Well, the dress initially… since I was wet coming out of the water, there were nipples attached to it,” commented Kim, adding that the discussion over the design must have been edited out of the programme. “I think, with editing…, I’m not sure if we actually put that part into that fight (on the show). He was really certain that he didn’t want that on the dress and had mentioned it multiple times. And that was still on there, so we did have that discussion.
“I obviously want to be appropriate for my children and there’s enough for them to see already. I could tone it down a little bit. I totally compromise.”
In the original episode, which aired last month, Kanye, 42, stated that he wasn’t thrilled about his wife showing off her body now that he’s “someone that’s married and in love and the father of what’s about to be four kids”.
His words prompted Kim to fire back, “The night before (the Met Gala) you’re going to come in here and say you’re not into the corset look? You’re giving me really bad anxiety… I don’t need any more negative energy.”
In conclusion, the brunette beauty stated: “You built me up to be a sexy person and have confidence! Just because you’re on a journey and you’re in a transformation, doesn’t mean I’m in the same spot with you!”
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have agreed to ban their daughter North West from wearing make-up until she’s older. The KKW Beauty mogul has come under fire for letting her six-year-old daughter wear a slick of lipstick or eyeshadow sometimes in the pa…
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have agreed to ban their daughter North West from wearing make-up until she’s older.
The KKW Beauty mogul has come under fire for letting her six-year-old daughter wear a slick of lipstick or eyeshadow sometimes in the past, but the rapper recently took a stand and banned North from wearing any cosmetics until she’s older.
According to Kim, Kanye’s decision hasn’t gone down well, but they’ve ultimately come to realise it’s the right call.
“North is trying to get in on the make-up but she’s being blocked heavily because her dad has stopped all make-up for her until she is a teenager,” she told E! News. “It’s a big discussion, a big fight in the household right now but it is what’s best.
“I think as a parent you just learn and figure it out as you go, and we realised we didn’t really want her to wear make-up at a young age. But she sees her mom putting on lipstick and lip gloss.”
In September, the 39-year-old told the publication that she “got in trouble” with Kanye for letting North have the lip kits from her half-sister Kylie Jenner’s Kylie Cosmetics range.
“I think he had it, he changed all the rules. I’d let her wear, you know, she has a little red for Christmas, I’d let her wear a red lip, or I’d let her do one pop of something,” the TV personality explained. “I’d let her if she’s wearing a black dress, a black lip. Kylie would give her all of these lip kits, so I kind of got in trouble for that. So, it’s now no more make-up.”
Elsewhere, the star also shared that she and Kanye have “multiple costumes” lined up for Halloween.
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