Lifestyle Style Julia Fox Once Modeled Kim Kardashian's SKIMS Before Kanye West Romance The self-proclaimed Kardashian "diehard" was featured on the SKIMS Instagram Story modeling the brand's Summer Mesh collection By Kaitlyn Frey Kaitlyn Frey Instagram Twitter Assistant Style & Beauty Editor, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 10, 2022 01:38 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Julia Fox was fan of Kim Kardashian's work long before she started dating the mogul's ex-husband Kanye West. The 31-year-old Uncut Gems actress was once a featured model on Kardashian's SKIMS' social media channels. Leading up to the launch of SKIMS Summer Mesh collection in May 2019, it appeared that the solutionwear label gifted Fox some of the pieces for her to wear on Instagram. The actress modeled the black undergarments on her Instagram Story and tagged SKIMS; soon after, SKIMS reposted her photos to build some hype as a lead-up to the launch. In a Dec. 2021 episode of Fox's podcast Forbidden Fruits with Julia Fox and Niki Takesh, the actress revealed that she's been a "diehard, OG" Kardashians fan since the early days of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. "I've been watching Keeping Up since it first came out in 2007 when like, watching it was embarrassing," she said. "I like wanted them to be my family. You feel like you know them. It's like you're happy for them when something good happens," Fox continued. Instagram Julia Fox Was 'Die-Hard' Kardashians Fan Before Dating Kanye West: 'Wanted Them to Be My Family' Now, all eyes are on Fox as she's been spotted out with the Donda rapper in New York days after his surprise New Year's Eve performance in Miami (the same spot where his ex wife Kardashian's current flame, Pete Davidson, co-hosted a special for NBC with Miley Cyrus). Emilio Madrid Then last week, West, 44, and Fox shared their fledgling romance with the world with PDA-heavy photos published in Interview. The rapper surprised Fox with a hotel room filled with up to $100,000 worth of pieces from Diesel's Spring/Summer 2022 collection and upcoming Pre-Fall 2022 line. Kanye West's 'Surprise Fitting' for Julia Fox Was 'Quickly' Planned — Why He Felt It Was 'Authentic' In Fox's Interview piece, she provided a recap of her whirlwind romance with West. "I met Ye in Miami on New Year's Eve and it was an instant connection," she wrote for the publication. Emilio Madrid "His energy is so fun to be around. He had me and my friends laughing, dancing, and smiling all night." Fox went on to say that West's fashion surprise was a "girl's dream come true." "I'm still in shock. Ye had an entire hotel suite full of clothes. It was every girl's dream come true," she said. "It felt like a real Cinderella moment. I don't know how he did it, or how he got all of it there in time. But I was so surprised. Like, who does things like this on a second date? Or any date!" Kanye West and Julia Fox Confirm Their Romance and Share Intimate Photos of Lavish Second Date West married Kardashian in Florence, Italy in May 2014, and they share daughters North, 8, Chicago, 3, and sons Saint, 6, and 2-year-old Psalm. Fox welcomed a son named Valentino on Jan. 17, 2021.