Poupoupidou! We know that Kim Kardashian does not like to do things by halves. Invited to the Met Gala, she caused a sensation on the arm of Pete Davidson in a priceless dress worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sang John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s birthday. “The idea really came to me after the gala in September last year. I wondered what I would have done for the American theme if I hadn’t had the Balenciaga look. What’s the biggest thing? more American than you can think of? It’s Marilyn Monroe”, confided the ex-wife of Kanye West in the columns of Vogue. After climbing the steps of the Met Gala, Kim Kardashian paid a new sartorial tribute to the icon at the after party. On Instagram this Friday, May 6, she unveiled several shots of her statuesque in a green sequined dress that hugged her shapes.

“To top off my night after the Met Gala, I had the honor of donning Marilyn Monroe’s Norman Norell dress that she wore to the Golden Globes in 1962, when she received the Henrietta Award for Favorite Actress world, said the 41-year-old reality star.In my quest to find the hand-beaded Jean Louis dress I wore to the gala, I discovered that Juliens Auctions had the iconic green sequined dress from Marilyn.” Incredible coincidence, during her research Kim Kardashian discovered that the owner of the Golden Globe won by Marilyn Monroe was a friend of hers. “It was a sign, the stars were aligning, continued the companion of Pete Davidson. It will always be one of the greatest privileges of my life to be able to channel my inner Marilyn in this way, during an evening. so special.”

Marilyn Monroe’s dress is worth a small fortune

For Kim Kardashian, it’s a real honor because this outfit is priceless. This dress, created by Norman Norell for Marilyn Monroe, is still one of his most famous designs. Over the years, it has also become a collector’s item, as reported by Vogue. In 1999, in fact, it sold for no less than 96,000 dollars at auction. In 2018, the Golden Globe trophy she won that year also sold for a record $250,000. Even if she had the opportunity to wear two historic pieces, Kim Kardashian finds herself at the heart of a lively controversy. In question ? The many pounds she lost before the Met Gala.

Kim Kardashian © WALTER

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