Earlier this month, Kim Kardashian’s apparel company Skims made headlines after closing a $270 million fundraising round, reaching a valuation of $4 billion. In a business climate where VCs are pulling back investment from direct-to-consumer brands, this accomplishment is quite the feat for a four-year-old business.

Skims initially launched in 2019, offering shapewear and intimates. The company has since expanded its product line to include clothing, loungewear, swimwear, and kid’s items. This year, Skims is on track to bring in $750 million in sales, up 50% from 2022.

The brand experienced mega-growth through smart positioning in front of its ideal customers, 70% of whom are millennials and Gen Z. Continue reading to learn the marketing moves that helped Skims reach unicorn status four times over.