Don't look down! Kim Kardashian scales a ladder in heels for rooftop photo shoot… while sister Kourtney flashes Spanx in Marilyn moment
07:22 GMT, 26 October 2012
It's not always an easy task being reality show stars and fashion icons, as Kim and Kourtney Kardashian discovered at a fashion shoot on Thursday.
Kim, a lover of high heels, clambered up a ladder in towering stilettos and a flowing skirt split to the thigh for a photoshoot in Miami at a house reported to belong to baseball player Alex Rodriguez.
But the 32-year-old got some much needed help from male assistants, one holding the ladder at the bottom and clambering up after her, while another pulled her to the top.
That looks dangerous! Kim Kardashian scales a ladder in a flowing white dress and heels to take part in a fashion shoot in Miami on Thursday with sister Kourtney
Dizzing height: The Kardashian sisters happily posed for the photographer on the ground
The star took it all in her stride, but wisely decided to change into flip flops to navigate her way down.
Meanwhile, Kourtney suffered an accidental 'Marilyn Monroe' moment when her floaty lime green dress was blown up by a gust of wind in stormy Florida.
And like many women, it seems the 33-year-old relies on underwear shaping Spanx for a smooth silhouette, with onlookers getting a glimpse of her nude coloured underwear.
Marilyn moment: Kourtney accidentally flashes her Spanx underneath her flowing green dress when it was blown up by a gust of wind
The white stuff: Kim looked ultra glamorous in the skirt split to the thigh and a white crop top, complete with white sandals and gold bracelets
Nevertheless, the lime green dress proved a distinctive sight on Kourtney who teamed it with towering gold heels.
looked stunning when she finally reached the top of the ladder, showing off her
bare midriff and toned legs in the cropped white top and skirt, complete
with chunky gold bracelets.
older sister Kourtney had an easier task on her ladder climb, reaching
the summit in a short white Grecian style frock and flat black sandals.
Heely good: Kim managed to climb the ladder sporting a pair of heels as an assistant steadied things behind her
Shaded from the sun: Kourtney and Kim were sheltered from the Florida elements by umbrellas
Sister act: Kourney took her turn to clamber up the ladder but had an easier task in a shorter dress
It didn't appear to be the best day
for a fashion shoot, with several assistants holding brightly coloured
umbrellas to shield the sisters from the windy elements.
Kim tweeted: 'Doing a photo shoot in the rain in this storm is very sexy! Hard and messy but sexy!'
She has recently returned to Miami after a holidaying in Italy with
boyfriend Kanye West who whisked her away for a special birthday
The couple visited Rome, Venice and Florence in the trip which Kim described as the 'best birthday ever.'
Marilyn moment: Kim's white dress flew up in the wind before joining sister Kourtney for a chat
Back to reality: Kim recently returned to film the spin off series of Kourtney & Kim Take Miami after a romantic break to Italy with boyfriend Kanye West
Adjustments: A team of assistants get to work on Kourtney's dress while Kim waits, holding her own umbrella
Kicking off her heels: Kim swapped stilettos for flip flops to climb down
However, although Kim was sporting a slimline figure today, the star has revealed she is looking to shed some weight.
It has been reported she has gained 20lbs since she started dating Kanye.
hoping to slim down a little bit, and I’m not afraid to say it,' she
told Life & Style magazine. 'I think everyone goes up and down in
whatever that comfortable love relationship phase is where you like to
eat out, but now it’s time to get it together again.'
Covering up: Kourtney tried in vain to rearrange her dress to cover her undergarments
Lean green machine: Kourtney looked a distinctive sight in the floaty bright green gown, giving onlookers a glimpse of the controlling underwear
Losing it: Kourtney's appeared to have lost much of her baby weight, judging by today's slim line figure
View from above: Kourtney was being photographed standing above water, with a view of the ocean in the distance
Kourtney has also been keen to rid herself of excess baby weight after the arrival; of little Penelope Scotland back in July.
The reality star was reported by Us Weekly to have dropped all but 15 of the nearly 45 pounds she gained while pregnant, just by keeping to a sensible diet.
'When I'm here around the house, I just eat healthy,' she told Us Weekly. 'After I had Mason and was breastfeeding, I craved sweets, so I ate a box of Nilla Wafers a day. But I haven't done that this time.'
Blowing in the wind: Kourtney tries to keep her styled hair in place as her dress blows up around her ears
Bright and beautiful: The dress featured a daring split to the thigh
Meanwhile,the Kardashians are getting excited for Halloween, with Kim tweeting an old photograph of herself dressed up as Princess Leia in Star Wars film Return of the Jedi, while boyfriend Kanye is decked out as a stormtrooper.
'Throwback Thursday me & Yeezy 2008,' she wrote on her Twitter page alongside the photo, using the rapper's nickname.
She also posted a photograph of herself wearing last year's Poison Ivy costume.
Using the force: Kim posted a photograph of she and Kanye dressed up as Princess Leia and a Stormtrooper from 2008