A TALE OF TWO KIMS: Kim Jones and Kim Kardashian West are allegedly cooking up something for Fendi.
According to images leaked on Instagram, the Rome-based luxury house is plotting a collaboration with Kardashian West’s shapewear brand Skims, which is rumored to be dropping sometime next month.
Instagram account @connie_personal_shopping, a personal shopper based in the U.K., posted a range of pictures of midi and mini bodycon dresses to her Instagram Stories, as well as an ivory white crop top and pencil skirt set all embossed with both companies’ logos and crafted from a stretch knitted fabric.
The images, which came accompanied by captions suggesting a November release of the collection, for which the personal shopper and stylist said she was taking pre-orders, were then removed.
Fendi and Skims representatives did not respond to WWD’s request for comment by press time Thursday.
Rumors of a potential Fendi and Skims collaboration surfaced online earlier this year when Kardashian West visited the company’s headquarters at the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana in Rome, leaving fans and tabloids speculating about a potential tie-up.
And a collaboration between the two companies would fit with Jones’ penchant for tie-ups.
The British designer, who is Fendi’s artistic director of haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur
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