Ann Oldenburh, USA Today
Big hair. High fashion. And no Rob, Lamar, Kanye or Scott.
"I'm really excited to see the concept and try new things," said Kim Kardashian of the family's Christmas card shoot on Sunday's Keeping Up With the Kardashians: a Very Merry Christmas
special on E! The family sat around in their jammies and robes, sipping
champagne, talking about past holidays and opening presents before
getting all dolled up for the card.
Kim says photographer David LaChapelle did the shoot because they wanted "to change it up a little bit."
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The intricate photo features Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian Odom, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner and Bruce Jenner
in a room filled with dollar bills and money signs. Kourtney's kids,
Mason and Penelope, are in the photo. They are standing on a pile of
celeb magazines. Bruce is enclosed in a glass case.
Momager Kris talked to Kim, Khloe and Kourtney about a theme, but they all decided to leave it up to LaChapelle.
like taking higher art and mixing it up with pop culture," he told the
women in a meeting, adding that he thought it should be just the women
of the family, "the matriarchs."
Rob Kardashian, Lamar Odom, Kanye West and Scott Disick
are not in the shot. On Sunday's show, when it was explained that the
plan was for it only to be the Kardashian women. "I think that's a
terrible decision," said Jenner. "It's your mom's and my Christmas
When Kris realized his feelings were hurt, she invited him to be part of it.