Givenchy's Riccardo Tisci gushes over Kim Kardashian's sexy pregnancy style, admits he didn't know Kendall Jenner was her sister

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Givenchy Designer Riccardo Tisci Had No Idea Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner Were Related!


It was a Karadashian family affair at Friday's Givenchy runway show, but the night wasn't just huge for the queens of reality TV. The Sept. 11 event was a major night for creative director Riccardo Tisci, as it was the label's first-ever stateside showing at New York Fashion Week.

ET spoke with the iconic fashion designer after the runway show, where he was gushing about all of the love he felt in the room from stars like Nicki Minaj, Julia Roberts and, of course, Kim Kardashian.

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Tisci famously designed Kardashian's wedding dress when she married Kanye West last year, and the two have become close friends. In fact, he personally selected the sheer black dress the 34-year-old pregnant mom wore on Friday.

Kardashian, who he described as "a very clever girl and sweet," decided with Tisci that she wanted to really go for it with the gothic look that put her growing belly on display. "She looked stunning!" Tisci said.

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But why go for such a barely-there dress? "Pregnancy is so beautiful," he explained. "Why cover it? It's another message of love and life"

Kardashian turned up not just to support Tisci, but also because her little sister, Kendall Jenner, was walking in the show. The sister's support for each other is not surprising, but what is shocking is that Tisci had no idea that Jenner was part of the Kardashian clan at first!

The 41-year-old Italian initially picked Jenner to walk in the show after seeing her model during a visit to Paris. Between that and her photos, Tisci felt she had potential -- but he had no idea who she was. A day after working with Kardashian, the 34-year-old reality star told him, "You just picked my sister for your runway."

"I didn't know that was the sister of Kim, and I'm very close friends with Kim," Tisci admitted.

Luckily, they all know each other very well now. Not only has Jenner become a familiar face at Givenchy, Tisci continues to style the Kardashian crew. The real question now is, will Cailtyn Jenner get dressed by Tisci next?

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Though she didn't make it to the show despite rumors of a possible appearance, Tisci said he is looking forward to the day he gets to work with the transgender woman he calls "a very big star and role model," saying, "that's going to be a moment."

We can't wait to see what that outfit will be either!

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Givenchy's Riccardo Tisci gushes over Kim Kardashian's sexy pregnancy style, admits he didn't know Kendall Jenner was her sister

Margot Robbie and Anna Wintour attend the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian pose for a photo at the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Actress Amanda Seyfried attends the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week at Pier 26 on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Julia Roberts attends the New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 Givenchy fashion show on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in New York.

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Steven Tyler and his daughter Liv Tyler the runway at the Givenchy fashion show during the Spring Summer 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Designer Rachel Zoe attends the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week at Pier 26 at Hudson River Park on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Nina Garcia and fashion designer Michael Kors are seen arriving at the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Victor Cruz, Debbie Harry, Nicki Minaj and June Ambrose attend the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week at Pier 26 at Hudson River Park on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Amar'e Stoudemire and singer Jennifer Hudson are seen arriving at the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Christina Ricci attends the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Courtney Love attends the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week at Pier 26 at Hudson River Park on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Tory Burch and Pierre-Yves Roussel arrive for Givenchy Spring 2016. 

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Dean Caten, Dan Caten and Jeremy Scott attend the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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Actress Nicola Peltz and guest attend the Givenchy fashion show during Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week on September 11, 2015 in New York City.

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