Sure, the high fashion world is up in arms that the girl who flipped a simple reality TV gig into a multi-million dollar lifestyle is on the cover of New York Magazine, but haters gon’ hate.
Kim Kardashian landed the cover of the September issue, and we must admit, it’s refreshing to see Kim photographed in a creative light that goes beyond the fan-blowing fashion shoot.
In the corresponding article, the cover girl details everything from how she has found a new “Zen Kim” that doesn’t read tabloids, removed her Google alerts and changed her email address, to what exactly it is that keeps her and Kanye going strong.
Check out some excerpts from the interview below:
On what exactly “Zen Kim” embodies:
Zen Kim, who never used to drink—in high school, started drinking a bit after she turned 30, partly because she “needed to loosen up,” she says. Zen Kim laughs at the “ridiculous” recent report in OK! that claimed she was about to break up with Kanye because he wasn’t high-profile enough and searches for her on Google had declined since they started dating. “I used to be so involved with what’s going on around, what’s up with this person,” she says. “I just really truly feel so much more calm now, and I just don’t care.”
On how fashion connects her and Kanye West:
“If I have a design meeting, or he has one, we come back and talk about how our meetings went. It’s cool, ’cause you can definitely get more in-depth with someone who actually knows what you’re talking about … So that’s been a fun similarity we have. I think it’s essential to have similarities. When this whole life is done, and it’s just the two of us sitting somewhere when we’re 80, you want to have things to talk about that you have in common. I think that’s something maybe I didn’t value as highly as a quality I cared about in someone.”
New York Mag even documented one side of a phone conversation that Kim had with Kanye on the way back to his SoHo condo where she stays every time she comes to New York City.
This is Kim’s side of the conversation, because quite frankly, you care:
“Hello? Hey. Just leaving the zoo. I’m finished with my shoot and I’m just finishing up. I’m heading actually to your place right now. Where are you? Okay. So maybe I’ll go in and change and then I’ll eat … What time is that at? Seven? Will you be done? … Okay, so, that’s an hour. So I’ll just wait at the place. Will you come get me? Okay, well, I don’t have a car. Do you want me to just take a cab? Or can your car come get me first? … Where is ‘up here’? Is it far? Okay, well, um, maybe—” etc., etc. Kim signs off: “Okay, bye. Love you, too. Bye.”
Aw, imagine Kanye singing off with an “I love you Kim” after every conversation. Super cute!
Check out the gallery above to see Kim’s high fashion shoot.
SOURCE: New York Magazine