Kardashian renames shape wear line

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NEW YORK
Kim Kardashian West’s shape wear line Kimono is no more. The new name, changed amid outcry over cultural appropriation, is SKIMS Solution wear. The reality star, makeup mogul and law student said on Instagram that she changed the name after much thought and consideration.
Kardashian West told media back in July her intentions to play off her name with Kimono were innocent and she had not anticipated the backlash. The name Kimono, the same word for an ancient Japanese style of dressing, surfaced in June after Kardashian West attempted to trademark it. Her shape wear line is color and size-inclusive, ranging from XXS to 5XL. Some pieces include side slits in spots Kardashian West said she used to make herself with scissors.

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