Kim Kardashian teamed up with Paris Hilton to bring back the velour tracksuit. Paris made the fashion staple trendy in its heyday. Now, Kim is bringing back the look for autumn 2020. The 39-year-old is launching a line of velour tracksuits as part of her SKIMS brand.
On Sunday, October 18, Paris posted a clip of her and Kim showing off their new velour two-piece outfits from the clothing line. In the video shared with her 13.3 million followers, Paris and Kim posed together in the outfits. The back-to-back photos were featured in a slideshow. The duo wore matching light gray velour tracksuits.
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The velour tracksuits were first made popular by the pair in the early 2000s. It’s reminiscent of the Juicy Couture tracksuit that every starlet and celebrity wore. Kim also took to her Instagram page to share a clip of herself with Paris. The two posed for the cameras as they played on their Nokia flip phones.
Kim also wore a honey-colored velour crop top with tracksuit bottoms in a parking garage. Besides her, The Simple Life alum wore a velour zip-up hoodie with matching tracksuit bottoms in plum. Kim captioned the post: “Besties for life!!! Me and @parishilton in our skims velour. U guys have no idea how tracksuits were our uniform and so happy to make a skims version.”
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A year in the making, @SKIMS Velour is my most anticipated launch yet! A reinvention of the iconic 2000s trend, this luxe collection will carry you through Fall – indoors and outside. Dropping on Wednesday, October 21 at 9AM PT / 12PM ET in 7 new styles, 4 colors, and sizes XXS – 4X exclusively at SKIMS.COM. Join the waitlist now to receive early access to shop before Velour sells out.
The post received over two million likes and over 20,000 comments. Some of those comments came from celebrities.
Hairstylist Jen Atkin wrote, “Omfg!!”
Demi Lovato commented, “Wow this is fantastic.”
Paris herself responded, “Love you gorgeous! So much fun shooting this with you!”
The collection launches Wednesday, October 21 at 10:46 a.m. PT. The same day as Kim Kardashian’s 40th birthday. According to the website, the range will include tracksuit bottoms for $72 each. The hoodies are $78 each, while the crop tops are $42 each.
Available colors include amethyst, honey, smoke, and sienna. Alongside the velour tracksuits, SKIMS Velour will also offer crop tops, vests, and robes, all in Kim’s famous muted colors.
How Kim inspired Paris
This launch comes just weeks after Paris Hilton revealed that Kim Kardashian encouraged her to freeze her eggs so she can fulfill her dreams of motherhood. In an interview with The Sunday Times, the heiress said she was “inspired” by her friend after they had an “amazing conversation.” She decided to freeze her eggs a few years ago.
“I had a really amazing conversation with Kim [Kardashian] about it,” Paris explained. “She introduced me to her doctor, and I was so inspired by her to actually do it. I think every woman should do it because you can really control it and not have that ‘Oh my God, I need to get married.'”
The pair have remained close friends for several years. Their friendship grew when Kim used to work for Pairs. What are your thoughts on Paris and Kim’s new photoshoot? Sound off below in the comments section.
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