Kim Kardashian: Trendsetter or trend copier? Judging by her recent choice of dress at the Cannes Film Festival, she may be a trend copier. The 31-year-old reality star opted to wear the same two-piece Emilio Pucci dress that Gwyneth Paltrow wore at the 2011 Emmy Awards. Sure, the dress hugged Kardashian's curves a little more than it did on Paltrow, but we can't believe she'd wear the same high-profile dress.
Turns out, Kardashian is good at wearing the same outfit after another celebrity wore it. According to People, she's done it about 15 times in the past year.
Olivia Wilde Vs. Kim Kardashian
Olivia Wilde kept it classy when she wore a two-tone belted Givenchy dress at an event in Los Angeles. Kardashian later wore the dress at an event in New York, but her version is considerably shorter and sexed up.
Okay, this one doesn't really count, but it shows how far the three K sisters will go to promote their wares. Kourtney Kardashian first wore this frock from the Kardashian Kollection during the launch event last August. Khloe followed suit a few weeks later and then Kim. Kim's look is sexier - and trashier - than the other two with the black lace and black bra underneath.
Reese Witherspoon channeled her sexy side in a leopard Zac Posen at the 2011 MTV Movie Awards, while Kardashian opted to wear the same dress while shopping for cake for her wedding to Kris Humphries. Why so glam for such a low-key event as choosing cake? Well, Kim needs attention wherever she goes. Who wins in this case? Witherspoon, of course.
Christina Aguilera Vs. Kim Kardashian
Christina Aguilera showed off her trimmer figure in an orange Roland Mouret dress at the April 3 taping of "The Voice," while Kardashian wore the same dress at the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Altitude Edition in Los Angeles later that month.
In this case, Kardashian wore it better.
Kendall Jenner Vs. Kim Kardashian
For once, Kardashian wore a designer dress first - only because she loaned the dress to the second person who wore it! Kardashian bought this black and white Azzedine Alaia dress during a trip to Paris in 2010 and let her sister, Kendall Jenner, wear it to the premiere of "The Hunger Games" earlier this year.
It was considerably shorter on Jenner, only because she has about 7-inches on her 5'3" older sister. Still, Kardsahian loves the dress.
"It's such an amazing dress!" she wrote on her blog. "I got it when I was in Paris with my mom in 2010 when we met Mr. Alaia himself. I remember I always used to try on my mom's Alaia dresses when I was younger, so I'm glad I have younger sisters I can share my favorite pieces with."
What do you think: Should Kim Kardashian look for more original outfits when she shops?
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