November 16, 2012 4:57 PM EST
Kim Kardashian Sends Kate Middleton Dresses, Hopes to Rub Off on the Duchess' Popularity [PHOTOS]
According to reports, Kim Kardashian has sent a couple of dresses from her collection to the Duchess of Cambrdige, hoping Kate would wear it so her collection will go big in the UK.
Reality star and stylist, Kim Kardashian, is the latest fashion retailer to ride on "the Kate Middleton effect." It is said that the Kardashian sisters sent some special love on Kate Middleton's way in the form of some dresses.
The Kardashian sisters are visiting the UK, Kim is hoping to see The Duchess in their designs, together with her wish to enjoy a dinner or lunch with the royal.
"She hoped Kate might be seen wearing one of the designs out in public, which would give their fashion credentials a huge boost" said the insider to Dailymail.co.uk.
Since stepping into the spotlight, Kate Middleton has always had a huge influence on British fashion. The Duchess She has made many unknown designers achieve a global status, like Jenny Packham and Reiss. Once an item is worn by the Duchess, it is instantly searched online by her fashion disciples, causing an increase of sales for the responsible designer.
"The Kardashians want to be as big in Britain as they are in America, and think associating themselves with the Royals, especially Kate, will help them achieve that," added the insider in the same report.