- Kim Kardashian told North West the story of her pregnancy in 2012.
- Kardashian wore a blue Balmain gown the night she and Ye conceived in North.
- Kardashian told the story when she was interviewed by Balmain’s creative director Olivier Rousteing.
In the last second season of “The Kardashians,” Kim Kardashian told the day she and her husband at the time He was pregnant with their first child North-West, wearing a dress designed by Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing.
In the episode, Kardashian went to Paris with her oldest daughter North West for Paris Fashion Week, where Kardashian walked in Balenciaga. The couple attended the Jean Paul Gaultier Couture fall/winter fashion show and were styled by Rousteing for the look.
While she was with North, Rousteing, and her mother Kris Jenner, Kardashian shared an intimate anecdote involving Rousteing and the iconic Balmain dress she had prepared.
“Northie, I’ve known Olivier since before you were a baby, and he gave Daddy this blue dress that Daddy wanted for me,” Kardashian told North between bites of French fries and a drink of Coca-Cola. “It was my birthday, the year before you were born, I put on a dress, I got pregnant and she entered my stomach the night I was wearing that dress.”
“Well, Olivier might have a little something to do with why he’s on this planet,” he continued.
Kardashian wore the dress in question to the Angel Ball on October 22, 2012, falling about eight months before North West’s birthday, June 15, 2013.
Rousteing previously talked about the outfit, and North’s subsequent pregnancy, in a 2016 Q&A video for Kardashian’s now-defunct app. Per Refinery29, however, Rousteing said in a video that the first dress he made for Kardashian was a “long, electric-blue dress” that was requested by Ye, ex-Kanye West, who was Kardashian’s husband. Rousteing went on to say that “the most amazing thing” about the dress is that Kardashian wore it the night North got pregnant.
“I don’t know if I can say it, maybe it’s a secret, but I know Kanye told me,” Rousteing said in the video. “So I just wanted to share with you guys.”