Kim Kardashian Begs Fast Fashion Retailers to Not Rip-Off Her Dress and a Copy Is Posted Hours Later
By Amy Lee
Another Kardashian dress, another copy.
Kim Kardashian West continued her streak of posting pictures from previous fittings via Instagram on Friday. This time, she's rocking a sexy cut-out gold dress.
In the caption, the social media star explains the dress was custom designed by her husband, Kanye West, for her to wear during a Miami trip last summer. And since she did not end up wearing the piece -- as she famously rocked multiple neon outfits in a row -- she jokingly makes a plea to fast fashion brands, "Can you please wait until I wear this in real life before you knock it off? 😂" Such retailers have released almost-identical copies of designer duds the Kardashian-Jenner sisters have worn out before.
Less than three hours after the beauty mogul's request, U.K.-based affordable brand Missguided posted an exact copy of the gilded frock modeled on a Kardashian-lookalike on Instagram with the caption, "The devil works hard but Missguided works harder 👀 @kimkardashian you've only got a few days before this drops online."
The post was deleted a few hours later, but Diet Prada, an Instagram account devoted to calling out fashion knock-offs, screen-shotted the post and shared what they thought of the brand's suspiciously speedy production.