The never-before-seen snaps show the 31-year-old flaunting her notoriously curvaceous bod in a red, frilly Lycra number and matching jazzy shoes.
But not all was dandy when it came to the shoot. In 2010 Kim revealed she regretted posing for the mag and only agreed to do the pics after mum Kris Jenner convinced her it would be good for their reality TV show ratings.
"I'm sorry I did Playboy. I was uncomfortable," she said.
"'Go for it,' my mother said, 'They might never ask you again. Our show isn't on the air yet. No one knows who you are. Do it and you'll have these beautiful pictures to look at when you're my age."
There's no part of Kim we haven't seen before (hello, career launched by a sex tape) but these shots prove one thing: the reality TV star looks just as good if not better sans touch-ups than she does Photoshopped to perfection.
Jealous? Us? Never.
Managing Kanye West's inflated ego on a daily basis would be more than enough without having to make sure your booty is always primed to perfection.