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The Kardashians are expanding their fashion empire oversees with a collaboration set to launch this week. They've designed a line for UK's Lipsy, a high street women's clothing brand known for its affordable dresses. The Kardashians for Lipsy collection, which will debut in stores and online (where it will be available to US shoppers) on Thursday, is focused on night-out attire and will consist of skin-tight outfits in black, red and leopard. The lookbook was shot by famed photog Terry Richardson.
Kim told the Daily Mail that the line was inspired by "stylish women from around the world that I've had the pleasure of meeting," but when she spoke to Vogue UK, she also cited some specific designer references. "Valentino and Isabel Marant aren't really our style, but their influence is reflected in the collection," she said. "That idea of casual comfort that people love inspired the fabrics—there's a lot of stretch. You know an Alaïa dress will hold and suck you in? I wanted to make pieces like that, pieces to make you feel really good about yourself." We're sure all three designers will be thrilled to hear their names mentioned in this context.
· Lipsy [Official Site]
· How Alaïa and Valentino Inspired The Kardashians' Lipsy Collection [Vogue UK]
· Kim Kardashian Reveals Every Bit of Her New Body on Instagram [Racked]