In a move that has caught the eye of fans and critics alike, Kanye West has been spotted with his new spouse, Bianca Censori, who appears to be adopting a fashion sense remarkably similar to West's ex-wife, Kim Kardashian. The couple's choice of attire has ignited discussions about the dynamics of their relationship and West's influence on Censori's style.

Censori, 29, a designer for West's Yeezy brand, and West, 46, were reported to have married in December 2022, just weeks after West finalized his divorce from Kardashian, with whom he shares four children. This new union has generated significant public and media attention, marked by their appearances in bold and revealing outfits.

Observers have noted that Censori's fashion choices closely resemble those of Kardashian, especially after she was spotted wearing a metallic bikini ensemble that seemed to echo Kardashian's own preference for silvery swimwear. Kardashian, a 43-year-old reality TV star and entrepreneur, has been known for setting trends in fashion, including launching a swimsuit under her Skims clothing brand in 2022.

The couple's fashion statements have continued to stir conversations, with Censori showcasing daring looks, such as pantyhose worn as pants without underwear in Paris and a nude tube top paired with low-rise tights in Los Angeles. These outfits have not only captivated global attention but also reportedly caused concern among Censori's family.

Sources close to the family express to National Enquirer that Censori's parents, Leo and Alexandra Censori, are distressed by the drastic change in their daughter's presentation, feeling that she is unrecognizable from the person they knew.

Further intensifying the discourse around the couple's dynamics, insiders claim that West has exerted control over Censori by prohibiting her use of social media, a move he argues is to shield her from negative feedback. This action has sparked debate among observers, with some suggesting that West might be attempting to exert a level of control he couldn't achieve with Kardashian, leading to speculations of undue influence.

For starters, Bianca Censori, an architectural designer, began her journey with Kanye West's fashion brand, Yeezy, in November 2020, marking the start of her association with the renowned rapper and fashion mogul. With a significant age difference of 18 years between them, Censori's path took a pivotal turn when West reportedly reached out to her through social media, prompting her to leave her studies at the University of Melbourne and join his team.

Despite not being a fervent fan of West's music initially, Censori's professional relationship with West saw a transition into a personal one, a development that came into the public eye in December 2022 with West's release of the song "Censori Overload," an apparent ode to his new partner, Page Six reported.

The first public sighting of the couple was in early January 2023, at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, signaling the start of their romance. Shortly after, reports emerged of a secret wedding ceremony held in Beverly Hills, California, on January 13, 2023. Although initially it was reported that the couple did not file a marriage certificate, the Daily Mail later confirmed the legality of their marriage with a license dated December 20, 2022.

The marriage reportedly caused discomfort for West's ex-wife, Kim Kardashian, who, along with the Kardashian-Jenner family, expressed concerns about the impact of this new relationship on the lives of West and Kardashian's four children. The family's apprehension was partly due to uncertainty over the nature of West and Censori's union, questioning whether it was a genuine relationship or a publicity stunt.

Despite these concerns, Censori appeared to integrate into her new role within West's family, being seen in public outings with West's children, including dinners and events, thereby showcasing the developing relationship between her and West's eldest daughter, North.

As 2023 progressed, Censori's adjustment to family life was evident, particularly during celebrations for West's 46th birthday in June, where she and North were seen together, highlighting their growing connection.

However, by November 2023, reports surfaced of Censori's friends conducting an intervention in Australia, expressing concerns about her isolation from her close circle and questioning the longevity of her marriage to West. These reports were accompanied by rumors of the couple "taking a break" from their relationship, with sources close to Censori questioning the wisdom of her marriage to West, a sentiment echoed by her family members.

Business Times has reached out to Kanye West and Bianca Censori for comments.