Celebrity has changed a lot since 2007. Or has it? Kim and Kanye were as headline-grabbing twelve years ago as they are today — although back then they weren't yet romantically involved. Also, MAGA hats didn't exist.
We're getting nostalgic for a simpler time because Kim just retweeted a fan's throwback paparazzi picture of her wearing a Juicy Couture tracksuit and carrying a rainbow-patterned Louis Vuitton bag. Quintessential 2007 aesthetic, complete with overzealous spray tan.
Fun Fact- in this pic I was on my way to meet Kanye for his Good Life performance for the MTV Awards. I didn’t real… https://t.co/dfjMRcAiPO— Kim Kardashian (@Kim Kardashian) 1547092417
On Twitter, Ms. Kardashian West gave us some fun additional context: she was papped in the tracksuit on her way to the 2007 MTV VMAs, where Kanye would perform his Graduation hit "Good Life." The two didn't know each other well at the time, but his people had requested her presence in the audience. Kim met his late mother Donda that night, too. The rest is iconic pop cultural history!
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Even though she's more into Yeezy activewear these days, Kim says she still has the Juicy tracksuit in her closet. If she puts it on, do we all get to travel magically back in time and redo the past decade?
Put on some white-rimmed wayfarers and watch Kanye's performance from that fateful night, below.
Kanye West VMA 2007
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