Kim Kardashian walks in Balenciaga show at Paris Couture Fashion Week

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN

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Although the world is seemingly 1 large runway for Kim Kardashian, on Wednesday she stepped onto an actual catwalk at Balenciaga’s newest demonstrate during Paris Haute Couture Week.

Held at the initial Balenciaga couture salon, Kardashian walked the show in a whole-length black robe with sweetheart neckline, developed-in gloves and boots — a signature silhouette of the label. It was a relatives affair on the front-row, as well, with her daughter North West and mother Kris Jenner also existing.

North West and Kris Jenner outside the Balenciaga haute couture show in Paris.

North West and Kris Jenner outdoors the Balenciaga haute couture display in Paris. Credit rating: Jacopo M. Raule/Getty For Balenciaga

Although she has walked for LA Fashion 7 days and her sister’s label Sprint back in the late 2000s, this is Kardashian’s 1st Paris Vogue 7 days clearly show and arguably her most prestigious modeling accolade still.

Kardashian joined a slew of A-listers going for walks for Balenciaga which includes Nicole Kidman, Dua Lipa, Bella Hadid and Naomi Campbell who were being all forged in the present. Supermodel icon Campbell was seen bursting by means of the salon’s curtained door frames in a voluminous large-shine black ball robe entire with tall structured collar, while actor Nicole Kidman resurrected her modeling occupation from the 1980s for the occasion. The first 50 percent of the catwalk featured styles carrying glossy black whole-coverage facemasks, highlighting the well known faces even even further.

Balenciaga’s determination to solid a star-studded present might be section of the brand’s mission to open up the distinctive environment of couture to the mainstream. On Wednesday, the same working day as its clearly show, it unveiled a “couture shop” inside of the historic 1937 Parisian salon. CEO, C├ędric Charbit, mentioned in a press assertion he required to demystify the “incredibly shut universe” of haute couture by allowing youthful individuals to see exclusive items up-near and study about the all-essential ateliers.

Kardashian’s professional marriage with imaginative director Denma and Balenciaga arrived at new heights this 12 months when she was declared as the encounter of the brand in February. Formerly, she experienced worn Balenciaga layouts to a range of substantial-profile gatherings, which include a head-to-toe black masked look at the 2021 Met Gala and a scorching pink spandex ensemble which she wore although presenting Saturday Night time Reside later that yr. “Walked in my initial Paris Fashion 7 days clearly show and a couture clearly show at that!” she wrote on Instagram tales. “OMG! A desire arrive real. Thank you Balenciaga and Demna.”

Major graphic: Kim Kardashian walks for the 51st Balenciaga couture show in Paris.