The photo shoot for the Kardashian family’s 2013 Christmas card, where they are captured in some kind of futuristic casino, set the family’s production company back $250,000, according to reports.
This includes the cost of wardrobe, including Kim Kardashian’s cleavage-bearing Yves Saint Laurent dress, and styling was included.
A source told RadarOnline.com: “It wasn’t a cheap photo shoot, and the production company of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” paid the $250,000 invoice.
“Hair, make-up, wardrobe, were all paid for by production, and the Kardashians didn’t pay one dime for their Christmas card!”
Renowned photographer David LaChapelle was behind the shoot but it took some persuasion from Kim before he agreed.
“At first, David balked because he does photo shoots for major magazines, but Kim convinced him to do it,” said the source. “[It took] three days just to put the set together. David was extremely involved in all details of the set installation. It was Kim’s idea to get David to do the family photo Christmas picture.”
The image shows Kris Jenner sitting in a cashier booth, while Khloe and Kourtney are pictured posing with Kourtney’s children, Mason and Penelope.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner take center stage…
…while their dad Bruce Jenner – who recently confirmed his separation from Kris – stood at the edge of the elaborate neon set, looking out forlorn inside a glass case.