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Mayor of Kyoto Writes Kim Kardashian About ‘Kimono’ Before She Decided to Change the Name

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A Japanese mayor has joined the now-successful global backlash against Kim Kardashian’s attempt to trademark “Kimono,” her new line of shapewear, albeit in a more diplomatic tone.

In a letter on June 28, Daisaku Kadokawa, mayor of Kyoto, asked Kardashian to reconsider her decision to use the name for her brand, describing it as “a fruit of craftsmanship” that “truly symbolizes the beauty, spirits and values of [the] Japanese.”

Japanese Women Share Stunning Photos In Their Kimonos After Kim Kardashian Tries to Trademark ‘Kimono’

Queen of cultural appropriation Kim Kardashian has recently faced massive backlash after filing to trademark the word “Kimono” for her new shapewear and lingerie brand.

The kimono is a traditional Japanese garment, dating back to the eighth century. However, the word is now awaiting review for trademark for items under Kardashian’s brand, which reportedly includes shapewear clothing and other items made of imitation leather, such as dog harnesses and whips, none of which have anything to do with Japanese culture.

Kim Kardashian Just Filed a Trademark for the Word ‘Kimono’


Kim Kardashian West launched a shape wear line called Kimono Solutionwear and critics are not amused by the name at all.

A kimono is a Japanese garment, representing a rich culture and history since the 8th century. Now, its name is awaiting trademarks for items under Kardashian’s brand such as dog harnesses and whips, none of which have anything to do with Japanese culture.

Fugitive Malaysian Billionaire Allegedly Bought Kim Kardashian a $325,000 White Ferrari

Jho Low, the fugitive Malaysian billionaire suspected of buying Miranda Kerr diamonds with stolen cash, is now believed to have bought Kim Kardashian a $325,000 Ferrari.

The buzz comes from an unidentified source who told RadarOnline of a “very wealthy Malaysian businessman” who gave a “$325k wedding gift” to Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries in 2011 before their divorce.

Study Reveals the ‘Perfect Woman’ For Men in America

A study carried out by an auction dating site finds that America’s “perfect woman” shares some of the physical attributes of Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lawrence and the brains of Emma Watson.

According to member data collected by WhatsYourPrice, an online platform that lets men  bid for first dates with women, men are willing to spend an average of $133.94 (the site’s overall average is $120) for a first date with women that have certain traits.

Kim Kardashian Rented Out the Entire Staples Center For Kanye West’s Birthday Party

Reality star and businesswoman Kim Kardashian shelled out a steep $110,000 to rent out the entire Staples Center in Los Angeles for a day for husband Kanye West’s 38th birthday.

Kardashian chose the Staples Center as the location for West’s birthday party so that West, a team of NBA stars and a few dozen of his famous buddies could play basketball.