Jun 29, 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Kim Kardashian's Skims to supply undergarments for Team USA
Jun 29, 2021
More known for her skills as a businesswoman than for her sporting prowess, Kim Kardashian will nevertheless have a part to play in the Tokyo Olympics, opening July 23. It's through her underwear brand Skims that the international icon will participate in the sporting event, supplying Team USA with undergarments, nightwear and loungewear.
"Ever since I was 10 years old, I've heard every single detail about the Olympics from my stepdad. As I would watch the athletes compete, I would grow to understand the dedication and honor being a part of the Olympics embodied. I traveled w[ith] my stepdad and family to all different cities for the Olympic trials, the Olympics and track meets of @caitlynjenner's and at every stop I would buy an Olympic t-shirt as a souvenir," Kim Kardashian wrote on Instagram.
The Skims brand, founded by Kardashian, has designed underwear, pajamas and loungewear for Team USA to wear throughout the competition.
Several athletes heading to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games feature in a photo shoot showcasing the pieces they'll be wearing, which will also form a limited edition capsule collection. They include soccer player Alex Morgan, basketball player A'ja Wilson, Paralympic athlete Scout Bassett, athlete Dalilah Muhammad, and swimmer Haley Anderson.
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