Fashion historians have considered that Kim Kardashian’s decision to wear the original dress instead of ordering a copy may lead to the destruction of the “fragile” dress that was designed nearly 60 years ago.
Kim borrowed the dress from officials at museum chain Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, where the dress has been stored in a controlled temperature and environment since it was purchased for $5 million in 2016, and was risky being worn by the 41-year-old star. years at the Met Gala.
In the same context, writer Michelle Morgan, who has written many books about Marilyn Monroe’s life, told the New York Post that wearing the dress on the red carpet could have exposed him to sweat and makeup pollution, and this could damage the dress.
“I am extremely disappointed to see this iconic 60-year-old dress in public,” Morgan said.
Kim Kardashian arrived on the red carpet with her lover Pete Davidson, where she dazzled in the dress of the late star Marilyn Monroe, which amounted to 5 million dollars.
Marilyn Monroe wore this dress, which is designed by Jean Louis, in 1962 at the birthday party of then US President John F. Kennedy, and then sang the song Happy birthday, Mr President.
The original cost of the dress is $12,000. It is made of silk and adorned with 2,500 hand-stitched crystals. It is remarkable that the dress was sewn on Marilyn Monroe while she was wearing it. Because it was very tight, and the dress was also tight on the international star Kim Kardashian, where the star said, “I tried it and it didn’t fit me, it was like a challenge for me, I was determined to fit me,” according to the Daily Mail.
Kim Kardashian lost 7 kilos of weight in three weeks; To be able to wear the dress, she also dyed her hair blonde.
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