Kim Kardashian continues to rock her unique glow with cute, huggable and creative singles in the posts of her 334 million Instagram followers. The 42-year-old star has uploaded a new snap for fans in which she is seen wearing a grey, logoed, lurex turtleneck sweater from the Balenciaga x Adidas collaboration, black shorts decorated with white Adidas stripes , and over black. knee boots by Balenciaga from their Spring/Summer 2023 collection.
While Kardashian is no stranger to snubbing from both brands, with Balenciaga being her ex Kanye West’s favorite label and having just lost his Yeezy deal with Adidas (thanks to his anti-Semitic comments), some fans think this looks interesting. time.
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In the SKIMS mogul’s upload, she is seen sitting on a couch, posing to show off her side profile and holding up a phone with a black case covering her face. Kardashian wore her long, wavy locks parted down the middle for the photo shoot, and was seen hanging out in her walk-in closet.
In her caption, the style icon who needs no introduction kept her message to fans simple, writing, “hey.” While garnering millions of likes in the process, Kardashian’s photo also sparked a flurry of approving comments with some criticizing her for wearing products from a label that is currently facing backlash for its latest ads.
“Awesome shape,” wrote one fan while another conveyed their thoughts with a flurry of heart-eye emojis. Kardashian has been a brand ambassador and huge fan of Balenciaga for several years now, and her ex, West (who is now known as Ye) collaborated with the label on the popular Yeezy Gap line earlier this year. The fashion powerhouse (including Adidas) cut all ties with Ye following his many hateful comments and controversial statements.
Balenciaga Comes Into Fire With New Ads
In the comments section of Kardashian’s post, many fans urged the mother of four to “call Balenciaga” or “stop wearing” clothes from them following a recent ad campaign that has not pleased many.
Balenciaga has since apologized for their controversial holiday ad campaign that featured children with teddy bears and handbags that contained toys, including harnesses, cuffs and fishnets. This then prompted thousands of TikTok, Twitter and Instagram users to use a new hashtag — #cancelBalenciaga this week.
Demna Gvasalia, a Georgian fashion designer and creative director of Balenciaga, issued a statement via Instagram regarding the issue, writing, “We apologize for any offense our Holiday campaign may have caused.” He continued, “Our teddy bear bags should not have been shown to children in this campaign. We have immediately removed the campaign from all platforms.”
With Kardashian, Justin Bieber and Bella Hadid being just a few of the French fashion house’s biggest models and fashion muse, many social media users continue to call them out. Some of Kardashian’s most memorable outfits of the year included Balenciaga designs, such as her recent pink cut-out gown at the Baby2Baby Gala last week, her plunging, cinched-at-the-waist black gown for the 51st Couture Collection show in Paris Fashion Week. and more.