When Kim Kardashian and Kanye West break up up final 12 months, Kardashian didn’t solely lose a husband, however a stylist as effectively. For years West dictated what his spouse might put on, sending her texts containing particular measurement pointers for sun shades and throwing out sufficient of her footwear to depart the truth star in tears. Collectively, the couple turned Kardashian right into a little bit of a trend icon, one with a definite type, sturdy relationships with designers, and a roughly a standing invitation on the Met Gala (an occasion she was beforehand all however banned from). Now, although, Kardashian is again on her personal, and he or she’s admitting that, at first, the stress to decorate herself was nerve-racking.
In a latest episode of The Kardashians, Kim talks to her sister, Kourtney, about how she’s coping with the break up. The ex-couple has regular divorce points, like West’s refusal to signal the papers, however Kim additionally admits she’s struggling to fill the stylist hole West left in his wake. “I obtained to a degree the place I’d ask his recommendation for the whole lot right down to what I put on,” she says. “Even now I’m having panic assaults, like what do I put on?”
Kardashian defined that West styled her for Saturday Evening Dwell, nevertheless it looks as if that was his last gig. In final week’s episode Kardashian revealed West walked out throughout her monologue, mad she talked about divorcing him and known as him a “rapper” when he’s “a lot greater than” that. So, when it was time to go to the WSJ. Journal Innovator Awards just a few weeks later, she was and not using a stylist. “I used to be like, ‘How do I put on one thing that hasn’t been pre-vetted first?’ Like, it was like psychologically [hard],” she informed her sister.
Ultimately, Kardashian figured it out and attended the occasion—the place she received an award for her shapewear firm Skims—in a glance from the model’s collab with Fendi, a brown leather-based gown with matching gloves and a pair of Tom Ford for Gucci fall/winter 1999 over-the-knee lizard boots. It wasn’t an enormous departure from the appears to be like West had been placing Kardashian in—nonetheless tight and principally monochrome—however West was not a fan, and after the occasion, he reached out to his ex to tell her of his distaste for the look.
“He known as me afterwards. He informed me my profession’s over after which he confirmed me an image of Marge Simpson carrying one thing comparable,” she mentioned. It’s unclear precisely which Marge look West despatched to Kardashian, although Twitter does have just a few concepts.
Is it such an insult to be in comparison with Marge Simpson, although? The lady is form of a trend icon. Again in 1996, there was an entire episode of The Simpsons about her wearing a pink Chanel suit, and simply final 12 months, she modeled for Balenciaga. West was clearly making an attempt to knock his ex down a peg with that reference, however hey, there are worse (and fewer trendy) cartoon characters to which she might have been in contrast.