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Why We Should Blame Oscar Wilde For Kim Kardashian | New York Post

October 6, 2014

By years end, Wilde was one of the most recognized figures in the United States. The images became so popular that advertisers used them to sell products ranging from cigars to kitchen stoves, despite their having no connection to Wilde. In one bizarre example, a card for Mme Marie Fontaines Bosom Beautifier For Beautifying & Enlarging The Bust featured a young woman watering sunflowers, with a picture of Wilde inserted just below her, sans context. The popularity of the photos with advertisers, Friedman states, made Wilde the first modern marketed celebrity in our culture. Wilde would travel the entire country that year, lecturing and receiving rock star treatment up and down the East Coast, in California, and throughout the Old West and deep South. He sat for hundreds of newspaper interviews, and enjoyed private meetings with the likes of Walt Whitman, Confederate president Jefferson Davis (who took an immediate dislike to him), and former President Ulysses S.

review style="clear:both">Kim Kardashian Inspired New Giuseppe Zanotti Shoe Named Mrs. West | E! Online

West boot is a biker-inspired peep-toe bootie for the Rock N Roll Capsule Collection. The shoe, released during Milan Fashion Week to honor the brands 20th anniversary, features a large silver plate over the upper exterior, and a skinny stiletto heel. Kardashian, 33, is in good company. The exclusive collection also took inspiration from another pop culture figure: the MJ is a strappy stiletto inspired by, of course, Michael Jackson. The Mrs.

Kim Kardashian Game: Players Can Now Get Married Just Like Kimye! - Us Weekly

In screen shots promoted on Apple's app store , a 2.0 update touts that players can now "date and dump other celebs" and can plan their "wedding and get married," as well as features a rose wall identical to the one Kardashian said "I do" in front of to West. Another Kimye-like feature? Players can now visit Italy, a la the power couple. PHOTOS: Kim's wedding pics!

Kim Kardashian Has a New Giuseppe Zanotti Shoe Called the Mrs. West - Us Weekly

Mrs. West was also the first shoe Kanye created for Kim before they were married." PHOTOS: Stars at Paris Fashion Week Giuseppe Zanotti , Getty Images Zanotti has teamed up with the Grammy winner on several strappy sandals and sneakers in the past. Last year the pair worked on all-white heels named Cruel Summer, after the rapper's 2013 album. In fact, the designer is so close with the famous West family we wouldn't be surprised if he creates an adorable baby bootie for North West next. That is, if he hasn't already.

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