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Call this a match made in sartorial heaven.
Kim Kardashian's style evolution is a huge part of her love story with Kanye West: The E! star has alluded to her hubby's influence on her style in the past, and now, in a new interview with CNN Style, she's admitting that West "really changed everthing" when it comes to her astronomic rise in the fashion world. The 34-year-old allowed cameras to follow her during a fitting at the designer's outpost in Manhattan ahead of Givenchy's spring-summer 2016 show at New York Fashion Week (model sis Kendall Jenner, who appeared in the Givenchy show, even makes a surprise appearance).
"Back in the day, I thought I had the best style," she said, before copping to being, well, embarrassed by her pre-Kanye style. "I look back at outfits and I'm mortified. I remember one day, he brought me Carine Roitfeld's book and was like, 'You should be studying this book, this is the fashion bible.' I was like, 'Who's Carine?' I knew nothing, and he said, 'Watch, one day she's going to style you.'"
Kim also dishes about her relationship with Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci, who was the first designer of prominence to have her sit front row and consistently outfit her for major events, including her first Met Gala appearance in 2013. The pair became so close that Tisci even custom-designed her wedding gown for May 2014 nuptials.
"Riccardo is the first designer that took a chance on me," she said. "I'm so grateful that he saw a vision and was willing to dress me, because no other designers were at that time." (Riccardo himself opened up about his willingness to dress Kim before anyone else would to Details back in February.)
"I didn't care what people thought about Kim," Tisci said at the time. "In the beginning, I met her because of my respect for Kanye, and then I liked her a lot and we became friends. I got killed because of this. But I didn't care."
It's been a big year for Kim, who is expecting her second child, a son, in December—although that hasn't stopped the star from amassing, oh, a reported $53 million to date. That's probably because the soon-to-be hot mama of two wears many hats as both a business woman and television personality.
"Every time I travel and you have to fill out your job description I write something different every time," she quipped.