Earlier this week the designer, who’s worked with noteworthy stars like Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus, shared a screenshot of a blue midi dress with a thigh slit and t-shirt sleeves listed on Kardashian Kloset, a site that resells luxury items owned by the Kardashian-Jenner family.
The dress, he claimed, is a runway sample he loaned to the 36-year-old reality TV star but was never returned to him.
“@khloekardashian why are my runway samples I loaned you being sold on your website? We’ve emailed three times and had no response.”
According to Page Six, the dress was listed on the Kardashians’ website for $1,300 USD, while a similar design from Cowan’s Spring 2020 collection sells for $1,950.
“If this is happening to Christian Cowan, a celeb-loved designer with a relatively high profile, imagine the number of smaller, indie brands that have to deal with this kind of mess on a regular basis,” wrote PAPER magazine’s Mario Abad in response to the callout tweet.
But, according to an insider, via Page Six, Khloé was never told that she couldn’t keep the dress or resell it.
“The dress was gifted to her through her stylist without a mention of a loan and it was never asked to be returned,” the insider told Page Six.
Yet, oddly enough, the dress has since been removed from the website.