This is positively splendid. Kim Kardashian posted a throwback photo to celebrate younger sister Khloe Kardashian‘s 30th birthday and they look like adorable children from the Victorian era. The authentic-looking black and white photo (I don’t think an Instagram filter has been used here) seems like the sort of thing that would be placed in a jeweled frame and carried around in Kris Jenner‘s drawstring bag.
Aren’t they precious? This is one of the most squee-inducing celebrity child photos I have seen since Amanda Seyfried’s 1950s housewife throwback photo she posted for boyfriend Justin Long’s birthday.
By the looks of it, Khloe appears to be a secret curly-haired girl–unless Kris permitted them to get perms at eight-years-old, which actually wouldn’t surprise me. Khloe’s curls are so full-bodied that they would make a wavy-haired Duggar sister jealous. And that comb over is the best one I have ever seen, with the exception of this very cute dog’s. Looking at this old photo makes me wonder why the Kardashians bother with extensions at all. If Khloe’s hair is still that thick, she could sell it to make extensions for thin-haired girls. (I hope I didn’t give Kris another money-making idea.)
If we’re talking retro fashion, Khloe’s black dress and white crocheted collar only add to the Victorian portrait miniature vibe. Though Kim’s short-sleeved dress with the low neckline prove that this definitely a photo from the 1980s. Not to mention that this would a painting if it was actually from the Victorian era.
So Khloe, I wish you a vey modern virtual Happy Birthday. Best wishes and I hope you are more appreciated this year.
(Photos: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images, Kim Kardashian/Instagram)