Kim Kardashian wears green Marilyn Monroe dress
Turned out, Kim Kardashian Borrowing another look from Marilyn Monroe’s wardrobe on the night of the Met Gala. After stepping on the red carpet in sparkling, beaded outfits Jean Louis in revealing clothes Monroe wore to sing “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” with JFK, Kardashian is said to have changed into a copy of the interface to enjoy the exhibition to preserve clothes. But in one day May 6 Instagram postshe revealed that this emerald sequined Norman Norell dress was also sourced from Monroe’s archives for her – which would be worn to the party afterwards.
Monroe wears a backless Norell number, owned by Heritage Auction, to the Golden Globes in 1962, where she received the Henrietta Award for the world’s favorite film. However, Kardashian and her team seem to have tweaked this look, so she can wear it more like a crew neckline than a halter top. While Monroe styled the piece with flower gem earrings, Kardashian’s delicate emerald chandelier dropped even further towards her shoulders and she outfitted it with large diamond rings , more Monroe’s exact Golden Globe is now owned by her artist friend Jeff Leatham.
“It will forever be one of the greatest privileges of my life to be able to convey my inner Marilyn in this way, on such a special night,” Kardashian captioned a series of photos on Instagram, in which features black and white images of Monroe at the event.
Although this dress is darker than the first dress of the night, it is sure to spark controversy, as Kardashian reveals her grueling process of losing weight to fit her size. Monroe. Skims designer told Vogue About the restrictive diet she went on during the three weeks leading up to the ball to match these classics, take a close look. Unhealthy overt weight loss.
“Riverdale“actress Lili Reinhart wrote a strong statement regarding the matter on her Instagram Story, and although she doesn’t mention Kardashian by name, Reinhart has been very open about Struggling with body image and encourage self-love.
Meanwhile, the former director of conservation of the Met Costume Institute, Sarah Scaturro told LA Times She was disappointed by the treatment of a historic costume, explaining, “I worry that colleagues in the historic costume collection will now be pressured by important people to let them wear clothes.”
Although Kardashian posted a cryptic message about being “teachable” on Instagram following the backlash, according to E!she still proudly showed off her moment in her second Monroe dress, earning it a lasting place on her feed.
Up front, watch Monroe debut the Norman Norrell dress first mentioned at the Golden Globes 60 years ago.