“Size variety and diversity are not just a trend”: Kim Kardashian advocates more inclusion in fashion

Kim Kardashian calls for more inclusion in fashion

Kim Kardashian was honored for her shapewear brand Skims at the Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards (CFDA) on November 7, 2022.

For the occasion, the entrepreneur wore a black strapless latex Dolce & Gabbana dress with a sheer skirt and her own Skims shapewear underneath. Kim Kardashian received the inaugural Innovation Award – presented by Amazon Fashion for her shapewear brand Skims – and used her acceptance speech to call on designers to create fashion for at design body shapes.

Empowering Kim Kardashian thanks her for her CFDA award

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In addition to Kim Kardashian, Jens Grede, Skims co-founder and CEO, and Emma Grede, founding partner and chief product officer, were also in attendance. Speaking to the audience, which included Bradley Cooper, Amy Schumer, Katie Holmes and Christina Ricci, Kim said:

“Since our inception, we’ve made a point of influencing the fashion industry so that size variety and diversity should be a fixture and not just a trend – and I see so many of you doing exactly the same.”

Kim Kardashian was joined by her mother Kris Jenner and her sisters Khloé Kardashian, Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

Elsewhere, Lenny Kravitz received the CFDA Fashion Icon Award, Raul Lopez the Accessory Design Award, and Elena Velez the Emerging American Designer Award.

Cher made a surprise guest appearance and presented the media award to stylist Patti Wilson.

The Board of Trustee’s Award was presented to the late Virgil Abloh to recognize the influence on fashion through his work with Louis Vuitton and his own brand, Off-White.

Size variety and diversity are not just a trend Kim Kardashian advocates more inclusion in fashion

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Incidentally, this wasn’t the first time Kim Kardashian had been honored at the CFDAs. In 2018 she already received the Influencer Award.

After launching in 2019, Skims is now reportedly worth $3.2 billion. Originally started as a shapewear line, the company now stocks everything from lingerie to swimwear.

This article comes from our GLAMOR colleagues from the USA.