Say you what you want about Kim Kardashian, there’s no arguing that she’s a beautiful canvas to work with. Her exotic countenance and curvy physique are unrivaled, and Carine Roitfeld is smart enough to look past the celebrity and just create art. The storied French editor tapped fellow Kardashian advocate Riccardo Tisci for art direction and Karl Lagerfeld as photographer to create a fashion story in which the pregnant star exhibits some seriously alternative maternity wear.
Roitfeld sought to capture the “precious moment of Kim’s pregnancy that people haven’t seen” and explained:
“Pregnancy is something that I always love. It’s about hope and the future and a new baby. This is not something for a gossip magazine that goes into the trash. This is a magazine that is a collector’s item.”
The focal image is a close-up of Kardashian with a grill-adorned grit, while the following images she shows off her growing tummy, Givenchy wares, a veiled snapback, face-covering jeweled headdress, and other such wonders. Of course, haters gonna hate, but we always find it fresh to see a woman with a real figure donning such idiosyncratic designs. See the images, below:
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