Kendall and Kylie's Vintage T-Shirt Line Is Under Fire on Social Media

The brand is being criticised for designs that feature rappers and classic album art.


UPDATE: All images of the t-shirt collection have now been removed from the brand's social media accounts. On Thursday, Kendall and Kylie Jenner both released the same apology via Twitter, explaining "it was not our intention to disrespect these cultural icons."


Today, Kendall and Kylie Jenner released a Kendall + Kylie limited edition vintage t-shirt collection. But the tops, which are retailing for $125, have sparked a bit of controversy, because it looks like the Jenners' faces and the brand's logo have been printed over the shirts' original artwork—which includes images of rap artists Tupac and Biggie, plus album art from Metallica, Pink Floyd, and more.


The designs have led some to express criticism on Twitter and in the comments of the line's Instagram account:

The biggest points of contention: that arbitrary price point, the shirts' decidedly faux vintage styling, and of course, the audacity of putting either Jenner sister's face over music legends', particularly non-white ones.

Neither Kylie nor Kendall has commented on this via social media, though they've both posted about the line on their accounts:

Regardless of the controversy, the line seems to be selling steadily. As Fashionista noted, a Biggie/Tupac "Trust Nobody" top featuring Kendall's face is marked "Low Stock" right now:

From: Marie Claire
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