Kim Kardashian almost pulled muscle getting into skin-tight Balmain suit

Kim Kardashian almost injured herself while trying to get into a skin-tight Balmain suit earlier this month.The 39-year-old wore the honey-coloured custom outfit, sent to her straight from the French label’s autumn/winter 2020 collection by creative di…

Kim Kardashian almost injured herself while trying to get into a skin-tight Balmain suit earlier this month.

The 39-year-old wore the honey-coloured custom outfit, sent to her straight from the French label’s autumn/winter 2020 collection by creative director Olivier Rousteing, to attend her husband Kanye West’s Sunday Service during Paris Fashion Week.

But in a preview of an upcoming episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, fans got a behind-the-scenes look at Kim’s struggle to get into the designer ensemble.

In the clip, older sister Kourtney Kardashian, who rocked a matching burgundy Latex Balmain suit, is seen standing in the background of a hotel suite while the mother-of-four has the help of two assistants to squeeze into the outfit.

“S**t, it’s stuck to my skin,” she said while pulling at the sleeve of the suit. “I literally feel like I pulled a muscle in my shoulder. This is f**king fashion week.”

“Who goes to church in Latex?” Kourtney joked, before Kim responded, “We do!”

An assistant then tried to pull the outfit over her leg while another held her long ponytail out of the way. And while wrestling her arms into the matching Latex gloves, the TV personality revealed that she may have pulled a muscle in her shoulder.

“You guys, I now need the coat with the gloves, I’m gonna be fully boxed in,” she told her team.

Kim and Kourtney then discussed how they’ll go to the bathroom while wearing the body-skimming outfits, with the Poosh founder confessing: “I’m gonna hold it.”

Hairstylist Chris Appleton appears in the footage too, having been tasked with sewing the “matching Latex hair tie” into Kim’s ponytail.

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Storm Reid makes runway debut at Miu Miu show

Storm Reid made her runway debut during Miu Miu’s Paris Fashion Week show on Tuesday. The Euphoria actress opened the Italian fashion house’s fall/winter 2020 presentation at the Palais d’Iena wearing a bronze crushed satin dress and a dark grey tweed…

Storm Reid made her runway debut during Miu Miu’s Paris Fashion Week show on Tuesday.

The Euphoria actress opened the Italian fashion house’s fall/winter 2020 presentation at the Palais d’Iena wearing a bronze crushed satin dress and a dark grey tweed overcoat, with her braids shaped into a ’40s updo.

The 16-year-old later took to Instagram to show pictures and video of her walking the runway and expressed her excitement in the caption.

“Wow. Wow. Wow. Today I walked in my first fashion show. Not only did I walk, but I opened the show. In Paris. For @MIUMIU. Insane right?!?” she gushed. “Thank you to the whole @miumiu team and (stylist) @kegrand for not only allowing but trusting me to do this. I always felt like I could walk in a show, and (creative director) @jasonbolden told me to be patient, and I’m so glad I was. We did it J! This is something that will be etched in my mind and heart forever. XO.”

Storm received praise from celebrities in the comments section, with her A Wrinkle in Time co-star Mindy Kaling writing, “Wow wow wow!! You are (fire) Storm!!” and Janelle Monae posting, “Gooooo stormie !!!!!” with a fire emoji.

The star was joined by the likes of models Adut Akech, Gigi Hadid, and Bella Hadid on the runway, while British singer Rita Ora made a surprise catwalk appearance wearing a floor-length military-inspired navy coat.

Rita shared images from her runway moment on Instagram too, and posted, “So your girl gave you a walk today Hunay on this fine Tuesday! Such an honour to walk for you #MucciaPrada @MiuMiu So amazing to work with such an amazing team thank you (sic).”

The 29-year-old is no stranger to strutting her stuff on the catwalk – she has previously appeared in shows for DKNY and Moschino.

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Jill Kortleve becomes first plus-size model to walk in Chanel show in a decade

Jill Kortleve has become the first plus-size model to walk in a Chanel show in nearly a decade.The rising Dutch fashion star is quickly becoming one to watch in the industry, having appeared in recent catwalk spectacles for the likes of Alexander McQue…

Jill Kortleve has become the first plus-size model to walk in a Chanel show in nearly a decade.

The rising Dutch fashion star is quickly becoming one to watch in the industry, having appeared in recent catwalk spectacles for the likes of Alexander McQueen, Mugler, Fendi, and Molly Goddard.

But Jill topped off a successful Fashion Month on Tuesday by taking to the runway during creative director Virginie Viard’s fall/winter 2020 presentation for the French luxury house held at the Grand Palais as part of Paris Fashion Week.

“I can’t believe this just happened but… to end this fashion month, I walked my first fashion show for @chanelofficial,” she captioned a photo of her wearing a black outfit with pearl buttons on her Instagram page. “I’m so thankful for this moment to happen and for everybody who made this happen; There’s a much-needed change happening on the runway and I’m proud and feel grateful to be a part of it. I truly hope that in the future I get to see and work with many more models who used to not fit the briefing.”

Previously, plus-size model Crystal Renn walked in Chanel’s 2011 cruise collection show held in Saint-Tropez back in 2010.

In addition to Jill, other top models cast in the show included Gigi Hadid, Kaia Gerber, Fran Summers, Mona Tougaard, and Hyunji Shin.

And accordingly, Jill was thrilled to see fashion leaders embrace much more inclusivity and diversity.

“This whole month has been a dream and I never expected that it was even possible for me to walk on the runway, let alone be included in the amazing shows this season. Thank you. My heart is filled with gratitude and love,” the 26-year-old added.

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Louis Vuitton contemplates time travel with fall 20 show

Louis Vuitton has pondered the concept of time travel with its fall/winter 2020 collection.Creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere unveiled his latest line at the Louvre’s Cour Carree as part of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, with the presentation drawing…

Louis Vuitton has pondered the concept of time travel with its fall/winter 2020 collection.

Creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere unveiled his latest line at the Louvre’s Cour Carree as part of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday, with the presentation drawing in the likes of Alicia Vikander, Lea Seydoux, Laura Harrier, Lupita Nyong’o, and Florence Pugh.

Titled Time Clash, the French designer had a cast of 200 characters or “live tableau” kitted out in period dress extending from the 15th century to 1950 standing in a gallery as a backdrop, with Milena Canonero, known for creating costumes for Stanley Kubrick and Wes Anderson’s films, creating the outfits.

“What if all of the innumerable eras that nourish fashion could come together in the here and now?” he wrote in the show notes. “This collection is like a sartorial tune-up in which personality takes precedence: Everyone can pen their own history.”

As with previous collections, Ghesquiere opted to merge Baroque flourishes and much more futuristic influences, with the spectacle opening with model Michelle Laff donning a sporty vest with a ruffled layered black leather miniskirt. The outfit was topped off with striped leather booties and a Louis Vuitton monogram tote.

Elsewhere, the fashion star juxtaposed petticoat-like dresses with sporty parkas, motocross-inspired vests with oversized skirts, and three-piece pinstripe suits with leather gloves and edgy cube-like bags.

Other highlights included an embroidered leather two-piece outfit with the words “I still breathe the past” written on the front of the jacket, a tiger print dress with black leather detailing, as well as a heavily beaded emerald green bolero jacket worn over a simple white shift dress.

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Stella McCartney swaps models for animal mascots at fall 20 show

Stella McCartney highlighted animal welfare at her latest fashion show by swapping some of the models for furry mascots.The British designer has been a trailblazer when it comes to sustainability in the industry, having committed to using eco-friendly …

Stella McCartney highlighted animal welfare at her latest fashion show by swapping some of the models for furry mascots.

The British designer has been a trailblazer when it comes to sustainability in the industry, having committed to using eco-friendly and cruelty-free materials in all of her products.

On Monday, McCartney unveiled her fall/winter 2020 collection at the Opera Garnier as part of Paris Fashion Week, with the presentation attracting the likes of Janelle Monae, Shailene Woodley, Caitriona Balfe, Ashley Benson, and Isabelle Huppert – though she stunned the crowd by having people dressed as cows, foxes, alligators, rabbits, and a horse walk the runway alongside the regular models.

“What we try to do here at Stella is to sugarcoat a powerful, meaningful message in a little bit of humour and fun, to make our point in a palatable and digestible way so that people listen,” the 48-year-old commented of the concept to The Guardian. “These animals are the ingredients of everyone else’s fashion shows. We are the only luxury fashion house in the world that isn’t killing animals on the runway. I wanted to make that point, but in a joyous way.”

Elsewhere, McCartney made efforts to reduce environmental impacts by reusing seating, sharing invites digitally, repurposing walls, and planting trees. As for the fashion, the designer took inspiration from the work of Russian-born French artist and illustrator Erte, with some of his archival works used for the first time as fashion prints.

“Erte’s artistic vision is translated into Stella’s aesthetic vocabulary. Featuring a compelling tension created by the feminisation of masculine clothing, sculptural silhouettes, and minimal embellishments are balanced with natural textures,” the show notes read. “True to Stella, the palette includes terrestrial tones of mineral, clay, sand, charcoal, walnut, and navy alongside punches of lilac and ginger.”

Highlights of the range included a dark dress with silver beading on the bodice, cosy coats, and oversized suiting.

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Zoe Kravitz claps back at online troll over comment about her lips

Zoe Kravitz has responded to a social media follower who falsely accused her of getting lip fillers.The Big Little Lies actress, who has been the face of Yves Saint Laurent Beaute since 2017, recently posted two selfies on Instagram, with the images sh…

Zoe Kravitz has responded to a social media follower who falsely accused her of getting lip fillers.

The Big Little Lies actress, who has been the face of Yves Saint Laurent Beaute since 2017, recently posted two selfies on Instagram, with the images showcasing the products she used from the French fashion house to achieve her perfect pout.

“Pre @ysl show vibes @yslbeauty Rouge Pur Couture Slim Sheer Matte 102 + Natural Pink and Volupte Liquid Balm 1,” she wrote in the caption.

However, one of her 5.6 million followers was irked by the snaps, and claimed Zoe had resorted to using fillers.

“Babe, what have u done to your beautiful natural lips??” the user wrote, prompting the star to set the record straight.

“Um. put some lipgloss on them…” the 31-year-old fired.

Zoe was later forced to comment once again, after more followers accused her of getting lip injections.

“These are my lips. all pure. the equivalent as they always been,” she stated.

The brunette beauty was in the French capital for Paris Fashion Week and hit the headlines when she attended Anthony Vaccarello’s autumn/winter 2020 show for Saint Laurent alongside her father, Lenny Kravitz.

She wore a silver chainmail crop top with high-waisted jeans as she sat on the front row with her rocker dad, who wore a chic black suit with a striped shirt.

“This is important. @anthonyvaccarello. another beautiful show,” Zoe praised in a separate Instagram post.

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North West steals spotlight at Kanye West’s Yeezy fashion show

North West stole the limelight by performing a rap during her father Kanye West’s Yeezy show on Monday.The six-year-old made her musical debut during the presentation, held at the Espace Oscar Niemeyer venue as part of Paris Fashion Week. Kanye joined…

North West stole the limelight by performing a rap during her father Kanye West’s Yeezy show on Monday.

The six-year-old made her musical debut during the presentation, held at the Espace Oscar Niemeyer venue as part of Paris Fashion Week.

Kanye joined North onstage halfway through her rap solo and smiled proudly as she confidently performed to the star-studded audience while wearing a custom-made Yeezy bright fuchsia padded gilet.

“I will never do bad things / Walk to the street / What are those / I have new shoes, they’re really cute,” she adorably stated to the crowd.

Mum Kim Kardashian was perched front row at the extravagant show, alongside Kourtney Kardashian and her seven-year-old daughter Penelope, and shared a series of videos of her eldest child’s performance on her Instagram Stories.

“I’m so proud of my Northie!!!!! Her 1st performance had me in tears! She had an impromptu performance on stage at her dad’s Yeezy Season 8 fashion show! Shout out to @zazathecreator, North hopes you like the remix!!!” the 39-year-old wrote, noting that North’s rap was a riff on five-year-old rapper ZaZa’s track What I Do.

Kanye’s latest Yeezy collection, his eighth for the label, featured a line-up of monochromatic designs as well as a preview of the highly anticipated Adidas Yeezy 451 sneakers, which are expected to launch later this year.

Kim was also spotted wearing designs straight from the runway, including an oversized suede beige coat, nude bralette, and grey textured trousers.

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Balenciaga confronts climate change with fall 20 show

Balenciaga has tackled the topic of climate change with its fall/winter 2020 show.Creative director Demna Gvasalia unveiled his latest line for the luxury fashion label as part of Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, with the likes of Bella Hadid, Kourtney Ka…

Balenciaga has tackled the topic of climate change with its fall/winter 2020 show.

Creative director Demna Gvasalia unveiled his latest line for the luxury fashion label as part of Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, with the likes of Bella Hadid, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and Kanye West all in attendance.

However, none of the celebrities were perched on the front row, as the Georgian designer looked to confront the climate crisis by having the show space transformed into a post-apocalyptic scene complete with flooded runway and LED screens on the roof depicting dramatic storms.

Merging a variety of references, the show opened with a parade of 14 models sporting head-to-toe black outfits, with many of them wearing long capes.

“The austerity of clerical garb and court robes are interpreted for casual wear. Classical traditions, hardcore aesthetics, and fetishised details are combined and rearranged, mixing business with pleasure,” Gvasalia explained in the show notes. “Neo-gothic dressing looks back and forward at the possibilities of menswear, layering floor-length skirts and caped coats.”

Elsewhere, the designer included deconstructed shirts and pleated skirts, leather trench coats, floral print dresses, PVC coat dresses, motocross suits, and dresses with exaggerated pagoda shoulders and upright collars.

Gvasalia also had fun with logos, introducing the fictional Balenciaga Football Club and a line-up of sportswear-inspired uniforms, with the outfits contrasting with the final looks, which included skin-tight bodysuits in red and purple, as well as slinky black gowns and a long-shoulder silver beaded dress.

“Gala dresses are all-inclusive: shoes, gloves, leggings, and gowns in one piece. Bodywear becomes a second skin, at once obscuring and revealing,” he added.

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Kim Kardashian gifted ‘fresh off the runway’ Balmain outfits

Kim Kardashian has thanked Olivier Rousteing for sending her some of the latest looks from Balmain’s fall/winter 2020 collection.The reality TV star and beauty mogul arrived in Paris, France on Sunday, and a short time later, revealed to her 161 millio…

Kim Kardashian has thanked Olivier Rousteing for sending her some of the latest looks from Balmain’s fall/winter 2020 collection.

The reality TV star and beauty mogul arrived in Paris, France on Sunday, and a short time later, revealed to her 161 million followers on Instagram what was waiting for her when she checked into her hotel.

“I just got to Paris and look who is in my room,” Kim told the camera, as she showcased the vast array of different Balmain outfits on mannequins waiting for her in each of the suite’s rooms.

The French designer had also gifted his friend and muse a pair of long gloves, and a rail of outfits, including two Latex suits in orange and chocolate brown.

“She is cute, fresh off the Balmain runway, wow,” the 39-year-old said as she examined the high-fashion pieces. “You guys. Oh my God, this is insane. Olivier, you are too good to me.”

Kim debuted the Latex suits as she stepped out in the city, and shared snaps of the ensembles on her Twitter and Instagram pages.

The mother-of-four had styled her hair into a sleek ponytail with a matching Latex hair tie from Balmain, and also teased the debut of two looks that weren’t shown during the label’s Paris Fashion Week presentation.

“Two more Balmain Latex looks coming that we’re (sic) not in his show! I might just keep them coming all night,” the brunette beauty wrote on Twitter.

In two of the images she posted on her Instagram Stories, Kourtney Kardashian was also spotted wearing a brown bodysuit by Balmain.

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Chloe explores ‘ethereal womanhood’ with fall 20 collection

Chloe has delved into the idea of “ethereal womanhood” for its fall/winter 2020 collection.Creative director Natacha Ramsay-Levi unveiled her latest line at the Grand Palais as part of Paris Fashion Week on Thursday, with the presentation, titled If Yo…

Chloe has delved into the idea of “ethereal womanhood” for its fall/winter 2020 collection.

Creative director Natacha Ramsay-Levi unveiled her latest line at the Grand Palais as part of Paris Fashion Week on Thursday, with the presentation, titled If You Listen Carefully… I’ll Show You How to Dance, attracting celebrities such as Lucy Boynton, Kate Bosworth, and Alexa Chung.

Marianne Faithfull was in attendance too, with the French designer having tapped the singer to recite poetry for the soundtrack. In addition, Ramsay-Levi utilised prints from her friend Rita Ackermann’s artwork in the ready-to-wear range and engaged sculptor Marion Verboom to create the gilded totem poles that lined the runway.

According to the show notes, the designs are “an exploration of masculine codes and ethereal womanhood,” as well as an examination of the “women who reject the boundaries of classical definition”.

Showcasing muted earth tones, the spectacle opened with Kaia Gerber walking the runway in a beige shirt dress with orange embroidery on the sleeves and a brown leather belt. The outfit was accessorised with dark red socks and chunky brown leather brogues.

Silhouettes verged on the conservative side, with models sporting long polka dot dresses with wide white collars, long denim skirts with forest green cardigans, beige wide-legged trousers and plaid tops, while elements of Ackermann’s creations appeared as patchworks on shirts and pleated skirts.

Elsewhere, coats were a big focus, with Gigi Hadid modelling a long brown wool version over a long dress with sheer black panelling, and other models showing off quilted uniform-style options and belted trench coats with oversized shoulders.

To conclude, Ramsay-Levi included a line-up of feminine dresses, with highlights including a dark green number featuring voluminous sleeves, and a buttery yellow gown with jewelled elements on the neckline.

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