Throwback Thursday: Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian’s Matching Louis Vuitton Bags


Do you bear in mind this iconic moment in handbag history?

Just before Kim Kardashian was Kim Kardashian she was a tough-functioning, hustling stylist and private assistant to a super-well-known buddy, none other than Paris Hilton. Hilton and Kardashian’s closeness grew in the course of the height of the LA club scene, when at the similar time the paparazzi craze was at its peak, and it was this excellent storm that sky-rocketed Kardashian towards the mega-fame that she has nowadays.

Kardashian herself has thanked Hilton for assisting to launch her profession, even though her fame came at a time when socialites have been well-known for getting well-known and receiving your photo taken essential a blow out from Ken Pavés salon, a new outfit from Fred Segal and the most recent Louis Vuitton Bag. Such was the case back in 2006, when Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian have been spotted with matching restricted-edition LV bags.


[image via @parishilton]

It was the era of ultra low-rise bottoms, significant hoops, spray tans and metallic anything. The former dynamic duo have been snapped by paparazzi all about Bondi Beach toting two insanely covetable bags from Louis Vuitton’s restricted-edition Miroir line. The collection was released to such an insane fanfare, with bags from the collection promoting out instantly and garnering waitlists of thousands in the meantime. Of course, when this pair was snapped with each a silver and a gold Miroir Alma, the hype only intensified. At the time of its release, the Alma retailed for $two,one hundred, even though now they’re promoting for considerably a lot more on the resale marketplace.

The pictures have grow to be such a classic moment in handbag history that lately the former besties reunited, shiny Almas in hand, to recreate the memory for Kardashian’s new Skims Velour line. Even though the bags seriously are so 2000s, there’s no denying how cool and statement producing they were—and are! Do you bear in mind this iconic moment in handbag history?


[image via @kimkardashian]

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