Kim Kardashian salutes her friend Simone Harouche with a throwback birthday post


They’ve been friends since childhood and professional associates for even longer.

Kim Kardashian wished her pal Simone Harouche a happy birthday Sunday on Instagram with a sweet throwback photo from their high school days.

The 39-year-old Keeping Up With The Kardashians star and the 40-year-old seemed to be lounging around the house in the unguarded snap.

Old school: Kim Kardashian, 39, wished her pal Simone Harouche, 40, a happy birthday Sunday on Instagram with a sweet throwback photo from their high school days

Teenage Kim wore a baggy white T-shirt in the photo, while Simone had on a white tank top and a pink headband.

The girls looked comfy as they curled up on the couch while Kim browsed on the TV with the remote.

The two also might have been making some calls together, as they had a black landline phone placed between them on the sofa.

‘Happy Birthday to the coolest girl I know! Love you forever @simoneharouche,’ wrote Kim.

Old friends: 'Happy Birthday to the coolest girl I know! Love you forever @simoneharouche,' wrote Kim. 'I LOVE YOU @kimkardashian¿¿¿,' Simone wrote in the comments

Old friends: ‘Happy Birthday to the coolest girl I know! Love you forever @simoneharouche,’ wrote Kim. ‘I LOVE YOU @kimkardashian✨♥️,’ Simone wrote in the comments

Personal relationship: Though they grew up together, the two have continued to have a close relationship, and Simone often styles the reality star; shown in 2019

Personal relationship: Though they grew up together, the two have continued to have a close relationship, and Simone often styles the reality star; shown in 2019

Simone seemed to appreciate the gesture from her old friend.

‘I LOVE YOU @kimkardashian✨♥️,’ she wrote in the comments.

Though they grew up together, the two have continued to have a close relationship, and Simone often styles the reality star.

In addition to Kim, she’s also a regular collaborator with Miley Cyrus and Nicole Richie.

She first hit the scene when she helped design the 1950s pin-up style for Christina Aguilera’s Back To Basics album. 

Taste maker: In addition to Kim, she's also a regular collaborator with Miley Cyrus and Nicole Richie; pictured 2nd L in 2016

Taste maker: In addition to Kim, she’s also a regular collaborator with Miley Cyrus and Nicole Richie; pictured 2nd L in 2016

Difficult time: Simone was also a major figure when Kim was robbed at gunpoint by five assailants in Paris in 2016; pictured March 3

Difficult time: Simone was also a major figure when Kim was robbed at gunpoint by five assailants in Paris in 2016; pictured March 3

Simone was also a major figure when Kim was robbed at gunpoint by five assailants in Paris in 2016.

The men, who were dressed as police officers, tied her up and gagged her before stealing $10 million worth of jewelry.

They reportedly kept a gun pointed at her head throughout the horrifying ordeal, and she begged for her life before they finally left with the loot.

Terrifying: Kim was robbed at gunpoint by three men on October 2, 2016 at her apartment in Paris. They tied her up and stole $10 million of jewels; shown with Kourtney Kardashian in 2016

Terrifying: Kim was robbed at gunpoint by three men on October 2, 2016 at her apartment in Paris. They tied her up and stole $10 million of jewels; shown with Kourtney Kardashian in 2016

Call for help: Her sisters Kourtney and Kendall were away, but Simone was in the apartment and locked herself in the bathroom before calling security. She rushed to Kim after she escaped; shown in 2016

Call for help: Her sisters Kourtney and Kendall were away, but Simone was in the apartment and locked herself in the bathroom before calling security. She rushed to Kim after she escaped; shown in 2016

Frightening: Kim had a gun pointed to her head and begged for her life during the traumatizing experience. The robbers bound and gagged her and placed her in a bathtub; shown February 9

Frightening: Kim had a gun pointed to her head and begged for her life during the traumatizing experience. The robbers bound and gagged her and placed her in a bathtub; shown February 9

Earlier in the day, Kim had attended the Givenchy show for Paris Fashion Week with her sisters Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall Jenner, and afterward she headed back to her apartment with Simone while they went to a club.

When the robbers broke in, Simone locked herself in a bathroom and called their bodyguard, who had left that evening to accompany Kourtney and Kendall.

Kim also managed to loosen her her bonds and went to the balcony to call for help, at which point Simone rushed back to her. 

Pool day: On Saturday, Kim celebrated her sister Kylie Jenner's new sunscreen line with most of her family at her mother Kris Jenner's home in Palm Springs

Pool day: On Saturday, Kim celebrated her sister Kylie Jenner’s new sunscreen line with most of her family at her mother Kris Jenner’s home in Palm Springs

Curves ahead: The Skims founder showcased her curvy physique in a revealing black two-piece suit as she soaked up some rays

Curves ahead: The Skims founder showcased her curvy physique in a revealing black two-piece suit as she soaked up some rays

On Saturday, Kim celebrated with her whole family sans her brother Rob at her mother Kris Jenner’s home in Palm Springs.

The Kardashian–Jenner clan had a fun pool day to celebrate the launch of Kylie Jenner’s new sunscreen line.

The Skims founder showcased her curvy physique in a revealing black two-piece suit as she soaked up some rays.

Later, she and her sisters went out to see a drag show performance in Los Angeles.

Having a blast: Later, she and her sisters went out to see a drag show performance in Los Angeles

Having a blast: Later, she and her sisters went out to see a drag show performance in Los Angeles

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