Kim Kardashian was more nervous for 2019 Met Gala than her wedding

Kim Kardashian found preparing for the 2019 Met Gala much more “nerve-wracking” than her wedding to Kanye West.The TV personality turned heads at the camp-themed fashion event in May, when she turned up in a custom-made skin-tight beaded dress which wa…

Kim Kardashian found preparing for the 2019 Met Gala much more “nerve-wracking” than her wedding to Kanye West.

The TV personality turned heads at the camp-themed fashion event in May, when she turned up in a custom-made skin-tight beaded dress which was covered in droplet-shaped crystals that designer Thierry Mugler had come out of retirement to create for her. 

But in spite of attending the prestigious gala several times before, in a new teaser clip for her family’s reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kim explained she was feeling more anxious about the event than she did before her wedding to rapper Kanye in Florence, Italy in May 2014.  

“It’s the morning of the Met, and I just keep on saying, ‘I don’t know why I have such anxiety for the Met, I feel this sense of pressure, responsibility,'” she commented to her make-up artists and glam squad. “This is like probably as nerve-wracking as my wedding like I don’t know why I get so nervous for the Met. Maybe even more so, just because there’s pictures from every single angle.” 

Kim went on to note that she also felt a lot of pressure to achieve Thierry’s vision, especially as working with the Frenchman was a “dream come true”.  

“It’s a huge responsibility for me because he, I’m sure after not designing for 20 years, wants it to be something magical and special and new… I just want it to be perfect,” the 38-year-old mused.  

In the clip, Kim was also shown participating in a group prayer circle with her team as they cinched her into the tight corset of her dress, which the mother-of-four previously revealed required her to undertake special breathing lessons to wear.  

To conclude the teaser, the star reflected on the different Met Galas she has attended over the years, including her first time when she was “just Kanye’s plus one” in 2013, before receiving her own invitation the following year after appearing on the April 2014 cover of U.S. Vogue with her beau.  

“I’m gonna say, ‘Year seven: cover girl. We officially made it,'” she smiled, referring to her April 2019 cover of the fashion publication.

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Kim Kardashian sending new make-up collection to ’90s icons

Kim Kardashian is planning to send her new make-up collection to ’90s style icons including Kate Moss, Jennifer Aniston, and Alicia Silverstone.The 38-year-old announced the latest additions to her KKW Beauty range – the Matte Smoke and Matte Cocoa Col…

Kim Kardashian is planning to send her new make-up collection to ’90s style icons including Kate Moss, Jennifer Aniston, and Alicia Silverstone.

The 38-year-old announced the latest additions to her KKW Beauty range – the Matte Smoke and Matte Cocoa Collections – on social media on Monday, and revealed they were heavily influenced by the make-up looks from the era.

“I’m so excited to announce my new 90’s inspired collection of all matte formulas – The Matte Smoke & Matte Cocoa Collections!!! I get a lot of my makeup inspiration from the 90’s and love how nostalgic this entire collection is,” Kim shared on Instagram. “There are so many looks you can create with this collection. I can’t wait for you guys to try it!!!”

The collection features two eyeshadow palettes, six lipliners, five eyeliners and six matte lipsticks, including one in the same shade she used to wear as a teenager.

And to celebrate the latest KKW Beauty products, Kim plans to send the new collection to her very own ’90s icons. In a video posted to Instagram, fans can see that the reality star has supermodel Kate Moss, Friends actress Jennifer Aniston and Clueless star Alicia Silverstone on her list.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Tatyana Ali, singer Mary J. Blige, rapper Foxy Brown, Claire Danes, who shot to fame as the star of ’90s teen drama My So Called Life, and Winona Ryder, who fronted famous ’90s films including Edward Scissorhands and Mermaids, are also on the list.

The mother-of-four’s promo shoot for the launch of her new collection features Kim wearing Versace’s strappy belt dress, which was first worn by her hero Donatella Versace in the early 1990s.

The two new collections will be available from the KWW Beauty online store from 16 August.

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Olivier Rousteing spends eight hours a day on social media

Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing spends eight hours a day on social media. The French designer, who joined the luxury label in 2011, updates his Instagram account frequently every day, updating his 5.4 million followers on many aspects of h…

Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing spends eight hours a day on social media.

The French designer, who joined the luxury label in 2011, updates his Instagram account frequently every day, updating his 5.4 million followers on many aspects of his life, from his work to his morning routine and his encounters with celebrity friends like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.

In a new interview with London’s Evening Standard, Rousteing admitted that his passion for Instagram takes up a significant portion of his time – he spends between seven and eight hours a day on social media and uses an average of five filters on each selfie.

“The clothes on the runway are just 10 per cent (of the job),” he explained. “You have to explain what your world is. You need to have something to say. I would rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I’m not.”

The 33-year-old, who is the most-followed French fashion designer on the site, used his personal platform to help boost Balmain’s social media following and it subsequently became the first luxury fashion house to hit the million-follower mark.

However, when he first started at the company, executives weren’t sold on his social media strategy.

“I was so young when I started at the brand, I thought let’s share something that the others (creative directors) don’t want to share,” he added. “Working for a French luxury house, people asked, ‘Is it luxury to share so much on social media?’ I was like, ‘If you are OK to sell luxury on the Internet, you should be fine with social media.’ Because it’s the future.”

While he consciously cultivates an Instagram feed that gives the impression of a glam jet-setting lifestyle surrounded by celebrities, Rousteing insisted it’s far from the truth.

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Kim Kardashian relabelling two million shapewear garments after name change

Kim Kardashian has been tasked with finding a way to relabel almost two million garments after changing the name of her shapewear line Kimono. The KKW Beauty mogul was accused of cultural appropriation by Japanese fans when she announced the launch of…

Kim Kardashian has been tasked with finding a way to relabel almost two million garments after changing the name of her shapewear line Kimono.

The KKW Beauty mogul was accused of cultural appropriation by Japanese fans when she announced the launch of Kimono Solutionwear, a collection of skin tone-coloured control underwear, at the end of June, and Kim subsequently decided to rename the line.

The 38-year-old has now revealed that two million garments had already been made with the Kimono logo printed inside by the time she scrapped the name, and she is now in the process of figuring out a way to relabel the products.

“Because I wanted everything to be really seamless and feel really good, we printed everything inside all of the garments,” the reality star explained in a series of videos on Instagram Stories. “So now I have to come up with a solution and not be wasteful because we have printed almost two million garments so far with the Kimono name.”

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star then showed her followers the four options she was considering to cover the Kimono label, including putting a large printed black square over the printed area, trying to remove it, or putting a large square patch matching the garment’s colour over the whole printed area.

However, Kim wasn’t a fan of the first three options, and revealed she preferred the fourth option – putting a smaller rectangular patch over just the word Kimono, with her adding, “I do like this one – really tiny, that does look like a nice tag.”

She concluded, “I just want you guys to have a little progress report and know that I’m working really hard to figure out how to not be wasteful and change the name at the same time.”

Kim, who is yet to announce the new branding of the shapewear line, revealed in a recent interview with WSJ. magazine that she had “innocent intentions” when choosing the Kimono name and regretted not thinking it through “a little bit deeper”.

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Kanye West attempting to trademark Sunday Service merchandise

Kanye West has filed an application to trademark merchandise that was inspired by his Sunday Service set at the Coachella festival.The rapper and designer staged his uplifting weekly gospel session on a hillside on Easter Sunday for festivalgoers in Ca…

Kanye West has filed an application to trademark merchandise that was inspired by his Sunday Service set at the Coachella festival.

The rapper and designer staged his uplifting weekly gospel session on a hillside on Easter Sunday for festivalgoers in California back in April, alongside a choir and numerous dancers, who were all dressed in merchandise.

The Stronger hitmaker sold religious merchandise from the special Sunday Service, including $50 (£40) socks that read “Jesus Walks”, and faded, tie-dye sweaters emblazoned with the words “Holy Spirit” and “Sunday Service the Mountain” that ranged from $165 (£132) to $225 (£180).

The 42-year-old recently filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the phrase Sunday Service. The application was made by Mascotte Holdings, Inc., the same firm that previously filed trademarks for Yandhi, Yeezus, Yeezy, Calabasas Clothing and Kanye West on the Grammy winner’s behalf.

If his request is granted, Kanye will be the only person allowed to sell clothing, including dresses, footwear, jackets, loungewear, scarves, shirts, socks and tops, under the phrase.

The Sunday Service, which he hosts with various members of his wife Kim Kardashian’s extended family, are weekly events and feature an exclusive guest list of famous faces. Kim also streams the service live on her Instagram Stories, or shares clips from the event, which now includes her and Kanye’s six-year-old daughter North performing in the choir.

According to the New York Post’s Page Six column, the Gold Digger hitmaker also filed an application to use the phrase “Half Beast” for a rumoured TV or online entertainment venture that may include toys.

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Khloe Kardashian hits back at critics of her long nails

Khloe Kardashian has hit back at online critics who have “mom-shamed” her over her long nails.In a new beauty tutorial for Vogue.com, the reality TV personality takes fans through her daily skincare and make-up routine, detailing the products she uses….

Khloe Kardashian has hit back at online critics who have “mom-shamed” her over her long nails.

In a new beauty tutorial for Vogue.com, the reality TV personality takes fans through her daily skincare and make-up routine, detailing the products she uses.

But at one point during the video, Khloe stopped to explain that she loves her long fingernails and never once considered getting a shorter manicure following the birth of her daughter True Thompson in April 2018.

“I’ve always had long nails. I’ve had long nails for 100 years. I’m a long nail type of girl. Everyone told me, when you have a baby you have to have short nails. This is gross. You can’t take care of your child,” she commented, before adding that she has never had any issues with her nails. “If I can wipe my own a*s, I can wipe my child’s a*s! I mean I’m actually looking at hers. So, it’s a lot easier.”

Elsewhere in the tutorial, Khloe noted that she starts her beauty regime by applying Quinn’s Alcohol-Free Witch Hazel Rose Petal and Aloe Vera Natural Toner to her T-zone, and then adds a layer of EltaMD’s UV Clear Broad-Spectrum SPF 46, and some of Drunk Elephant’s Lala Retro Whipped Cream for hydration. She will often mix the moisturiser with some of Tom Ford’s Traceless Foundation Stick to make her own BB cream too.

“Since becoming a mom, this is what I do,” the 35-year-old laughed. “I had to learn how to do make-up really quickly, and not do too many wet things. Because if it’s wet and I have to run after her, it’s going to set really weird and then I’m going to look super blotchy.”

Khloe also named Kylie Cosmetics’ Translucent Loose Setting Powder, MAC Cosmetics Studio Fix Sculpt and Shape Contour Palette in Light/Medium, KKW Beauty Liquid Concealer, Lancome Hypnose Doll Lashes Mascara, and the KKW Beauty Peach Creme Lip Liner as some of her favourite products.

And not only does she use formulas from her older sister Kim Kardashian and younger half-sister Kylie Jenner’s lines, she marvels at their techniques as well.

“I’m just in awe of all their techniques,” she smiled. “Whenever Kylie does a make-up tutorial… I’m so captivated.”

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Kim Kardashian credits vegan diet for helping her achieve small waist

Kim Kardashian credits turning vegan with helping her achieve a tiny waist.The reality star’s close friend, Anastasia Soare, recently shared a video of Kim on her Instagram Stories, in which she gushed about the mother-of-four’s figure in a skintight b…

Kim Kardashian credits turning vegan with helping her achieve a tiny waist.

The reality star’s close friend, Anastasia Soare, recently shared a video of Kim on her Instagram Stories, in which she gushed about the mother-of-four’s figure in a skintight bronze dress and asked how she achieved it.

“Please explain to me how it’s possible,” the founder of the cosmetics company Anastasia Beverly Hills remarked, as she focused the camera on the 38-year-old and exclaimed, “This waist!”

Soare told viewers she had never seen Kim’s body look so tiny during their longtime friendship, and jokingly asked, “Did you remove your ribs?”

Kim then went on to explain that cutting out meat and dairy has definitely helped her to create a figure she’s proud of.

“I think that honestly being a vegan now helps. It does look really small today,” Kim shared as she admired her teeny waist in a mirror.

The reality star first revealed that she was adopting the healthy lifestyle change back in April.

“I am eating all plant-based when I am home,” she revealed on her Instagram Stories at the time, alongside a photo of her eating a meal containing sweet potato and avocado.

The beauty mogul has also had her real animal furs remade into faux fur, and shared a snap of her and Kanye West’s six-year-old daughter North wearing a white fur coat that Kim first wore to her husband’s Yeezy fashion show in 2016.

“Remember when I wore this! She picked out the same look lol (laugh out loud) but fun fact – I took all of my fave furs and remade them in faux fur,” she wrote on Instagram.

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Kim Kardashian had ‘innocent intentions’ with Kimono shapewear name

Kim Kardashian regrets not thinking about the name of her Kimono Solutionwear brand “a little deeper”.The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star unveiled her latest venture, a collection of skintone-coloured control underwear, in an Instagram post last m…

Kim Kardashian regrets not thinking about the name of her Kimono Solutionwear brand “a little deeper”.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star unveiled her latest venture, a collection of skintone-coloured control underwear, in an Instagram post last month, and was quickly inundated with messages from fans, who accused the mother-of-four of cultural appropriation.

The 38-year-old initially defended the brand name, calling it a “nod to the beauty and detail that goes into a garment”, but later announced she planned to rename the collection.

Reflecting on the controversy in an interview with WSJ. Magazine, Kim refuted claims she was cashing in on Japanese culture, and insisted the mix-up was completely “innocent”.

“You would think we would have obviously thought it through a little bit deeper,” the KKW Beauty mogul shared. “I’m the first person to say: ‘Okay, of course, I can’t believe we didn’t think of this.’ I obviously had really innocent intentions. But, let’s listen. And I want to really listen. And I want to really take it all in.”

Kim went on to assure fans she and husband Kanye West have “such respect” for Japanese culture, adding: “(Kanye) was in Japan when all of this was happening. It’s a place that we love and go to.”

Following the negative response to the line, Kim apologised to fans and announced plans to relaunch the venture under a different name.

“I am always listening, learning and growing – I so appreciate the passion and varied perspectives that people bring to me,” she tweeted. “After careful thought and consideration, I will be launching my Solutionwear brand under a new name.

“I will be in touch soon.Thank you for your understanding and support always.”

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Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala corset left her in agony

Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala corset left her with painful indentations on her back and stomach. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star wore a skintight number equipped with a corset that showed off her tiny waist as she hit the red carpet at the annual…

Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala corset left her with painful indentations on her back and stomach.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star wore a skintight number equipped with a corset that showed off her tiny waist as she hit the red carpet at the annual event in May, and now the brunette beauty has revealed the Thierry Mugler look took its toll on her physically, leaving her in agony.

“I have never felt pain like that in my life,” Kim told The Wall Street Journal. “I’ll have to show you pictures of the aftermath when I took it off – the indentations on my back and my stomach.”

The 38-year-old also addressed speculation that she had a rib removed to squeeze into the outfit, stating, “I don’t even know if that’s possible,” and promised the pieces from her own shapewear line are far more comfortable.

“The feeling when I had to wear that corset, is not that,” she added. “It’s the second skin that makes me feel comfortable and cosy and all smoothed.”

Kim’s waist-shrinking piece, made by the famous corsetier Mr. Pearl, was criticised by commenters on social media, who felt that the mother-of-four was promoting unrealistic beauty standards with her “unnatural” figure.

The dress took around eight months to make and gave the illusion that Kim had stepped out of the ocean and was dripping wet. She also sported wet look hair and glistening skin as she posed for photographers outside The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in May.

Speaking to Vogue about her ensemble, Kim explained at the time, “This is the first time in 20 years Mr. Mugler has designed for the House of Mugler. So to come and design this gown for me is such an honour. He envisioned me this California girl stepping out of the ocean, wet, dripping.”

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Kim Kardashian awarded $2.7 million in fashion lawsuit

Kim Kardashian has won $2.7 million (£2.2 million) after suing Missguided executives for using her name and likeness to sell knock-offs of her dresses. Brand bosses will also have to cover the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star’s attorneys fees, ac…

Kim Kardashian has won $2.7 million (£2.2 million) after suing Missguided executives for using her name and likeness to sell knock-offs of her dresses.

Brand bosses will also have to cover the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star’s attorneys fees, according to TMZ.

“Missguided has repeatedly used Kardashian’s name and likeness without permission on its social media platforms to promote the sale of its clothing,” the judge said during the ruling.

According to TMZ, members of the court pointed out the label’s website has entire pages dedicated to selling budget-friendly copies of looks Kim has worn, and they feature images of the 38-year-old, suggesting she is associated with the brand.

The mum-of-four won the case after Missguided USA representatives failed to respond to the filing and Kardashian was automatically awarded the sum in a default judgment. The company has also been blocked from using the brunette beauty’s image and trademarks.

In the initial suit, Kim’s lawyer, Michael Kump, claimed his client had taken issue with the fashion executives posting photos of herself on Instagram and tagging her in posts.

“Missguided purposefully inserted Kardashian’s Instagram username (@kimkardashian) into its post to capitalise on her celebrity status and social media following in promoting the sale of its upcoming product,” he said in a statement.

Earlier this year, she blasted bosses at Fashion Nova for creating a cheap version of the revealing Thierry Mugler cut-out gown she wore to an awards show days before.

In a lengthy statement, she declared: “I’m not leaking my looks to anyone, and I don’t support what these companies are doing.”

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