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People think Kim Kardashian is copying Naomi Campbell's style. She has been seen more than once in outfits that Campbell wore years ago, and fans have definitely caught on. The latest offense was at Chance the Rapper's wedding. Kardashian wore a Versace slip dress that Campbell rocked on a runway back in 1996. 

Some people have said that this is just another instance of Kardashian taking from black people and that she shouldn't be suing brands for copying her if she's going to steal another person's style.

Kim Kardashian is being accused of stealing Naomi Campbell's style. 

Kardashian seems to really like the way Campbell dresses. She has worn more than a few of Campbell's famous runway looks from the '90s. There's no way this isn't intentional, and some people aren't so happy about it. Some think that this is another instance of Kardashian stealing from a black woman. 

The latest occurrence was at Chance the Rapper's wedding. 

Chance the Rapper just got married, and both Kardashian and Kanye West attended. The couple was reportedly super late, but Kardashian eventually showed up in a Versace slip dress. It turns out that Campbell has worn that same dress down a runway. She donned it in a Versace fashion show in 1996.

The dress Kardashian wore to last year's Met Gala was also a Campbell re-creation.

The Shade Room noticed that Kardashian had worn this black bondage dress to the 2018 Met Gala. This is the same dress Beyoncé wore for Complex back in 2011. Campbell also wore the same dress on an episode of The Face in 2014. So who really copied who here?

This fan thinks this whole thing has been blown out of proportion.

Campbell and Kardashian have been friends for years, so for this person it makes sense that the two have worn the same thing many times. Plus, Campbell is literally a model. It's her job to be the first to wear pretty much everything and to make other people want to buy what she wears. 

Kardashian also wore this dress, another throwback to Campbell.

Kardashian attended a Versace pre-fall 2019 show with West in this sparkly, plunged dress. Campbell wore the dress back in the '90s. But the two have worn the same looks pretty often. Not everyone agrees that's a good thing. Some are accusing Kardashian of straight-up copying Campbell. 

Kardashian can't claim any of these looks as her own even if she wanted to. 

There's no way Kardashian thought she could imitate these looks from someone as legendary as Campbell without anyone noticing.

Or maybe, rather, Kardashian is just heavily inspired by Campbell's runway looks.

Campbell must really be doing her job well if someone as influential as Kardashian wants to wear what she wore decades ago. Campbell is just literally doing her job, and we guess Kardashian is appreciative of a job well done?

All this raises one major question: Is it fair for Kardashian to rip into imitation fast-fashion brands when she's guilty of imitation, too?

One person rightfully asked why Kardashian is suing Missguided, a fast-fashion brand that regularly re-creates her outfits at a lower price, when many of those looks could very well belong to Campbell.

Neither woman has commented on the copying claims.

And I doubt they are going to. People wear clothes from the '90s all the time. Think of all the red-carpet fashion that celebrities wear. Not everything is brand-new and custom-made just for them. Cardi B just wore a dress from Mugler’s 1995 couture collection to the Grammys this year.

And at the end of the day, none of this excuses Kardashian's exploitation of black culture. 

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People have been saying for a while that the Kardashian/Jenner family steals from black culture, and her imitation of Campbell's style has nothing to do with that. This isn't meant to excuse that behavior because copying a very famous model's style isn't rooted in black culture. Plus, the looks that Kardashian is copying are from white designers anyway.