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Kendall and Kyle Jenner threw a swanky party tonight to celebrate the launch of their latest clothing venture, Kendall + Kylie Collection. This is not to be confused with their Topshop or PacSun collections (though more on that in a bit). This is a brand new line from the girls.
Though the event runs the same week as New York Fashion Week's kickoff, there was no presentation or runway show at the affair, which was held in a two story private residence in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood (the part of town where extremely famous people are somehow able to live relatively low-key).
Of course the sisters were in attendance, as was mom Kris. This "reporter" (champagne-drinking Jenner-gawker) also spotted Jonathan Cheban, A$AP Rocky, Ian Connor, and Luka Sabbat, as well as pretty much every fashion editor and pretty DJ girl you'd expect at any decent fashion week party. The girls — sorry, designers! — made the interview rounds, where they were asked questions about collection and, more importantly, selfie tips. Kylie maintains that good lighting is key; Kendall agrees and adds that you have to "know your audience" (regarding selfies, that is). As for the collection, Kylie says it's "inspired by different cities, from Paris to New York and Dubai." The younger sister adds, "There’s a lot of versatile pieces that can be incorporated in your wardrobe. We kept things simple but chic. We love the modern cuts and fabrics," explaining, "we wanted to create a line that any age could wear."
Ok! The clothes! There were a handful of dress styles including a lace-up front, short-sleeved mini dress and a mesh-paneled bodycon number, a gingham pant and croptop set, a halter jumpsuit, and an impressive array of sexy, suede party heels. Strangely, there was one rack displaying the girls' already-in-stores spring 2016 PacSun collection.
Every single lookbook image, piece of clothing, and pair of shoes, in every single colorway:
Speaking of in-stores: it appears that Nordstrom already has the first Kylie + Kendall Collection drop — on preorder. The clothing ranges in price from $88 for a raw-edge tank to $258 for the aforementioned bodycon mesh style. Shoes start at $110 for a flat sandal and reach up to $199 for the knee-high gladiator sandal heels Kendall wore to the party. It's quite a bit steeper than the PacSun clothes, which tops out at $65, and a bit pricer than the Topshop line (which also retails through Nordstrom). Other confirmed retailers are Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor, Shopbop, and Revolve.
See what Kylie and Kendall wore tonight in the images below (plus some bonuses). Everything Nordstom is carrying is here and every piece shown tonight will be on the Racked Snapchat account (RackedDotCom) 'til Tuesday, February 9 8:00pm EST.
'Tuxedo' sleeveless jumpsuit, $188 (what Kylie wore to the party)
Mesh front sheath dress, $258
'Emily' tall gladiator sandal, $199 (these are the shoes Kendall wore)
'Abi' pump, $130
'Ginny' lace-up sandal, $199