Kim Kardashian is reportedly attending the 2023 Met Gala
Kim Kardashian is supposed to be present a 2023 Met Gala. The reality star’s attendance at fashion’s most iconic night was in doubt after Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour was rumored to
pushed down the invitation list. However, new reports claim that Kardashian will be hitting the red carpet at the Met Museum in May.
The reality star made her Met Gala debut in 2013 alongside ex-husband Kanye West. Since then, she’s become iconic for bold looks on the red carpet, such as the 2021 full-body Balenciaga dress and the highly controversial Marilyn Monroe Happy Birthday dress.
Read on to learn more.
Kim Kardashian will attend the 2023 Met Gala
A new report reveals that Kim Kardashian will attend the 2023 Met Gala despite initial doubts.
In March, there was speculation about the Kardashian-Jenner clan’s presence at the esteemed fashion event after rumors swirled that they would not be invited to the 2022 Met Gala despite their striking appearance.
It has been claimed that Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour is imposing tighter restrictions on the guest list. However, the sources Page six now confirm that Kim Kardashian, the most famous member of the reality TV family, will grace the Met Gala with her presence.
There are also reports that the reality star won’t be the only Kardashian to walk the Met Museum red carpet, but it’s unclear which of the sisters it will be.
Kim Kardashian’s Met Gala Trip
In 2013, Kardashian made her long-awaited debut at the illustrious Met Gala, accompanied by her ex-husband, Kanye West, when they were expecting their first child.
Since then, the mother of four has become a bona fide character at the event, grabbing the spotlight with bold fashion choices. One of her iconic fashion moments came in 2019 when she wowed in a ‘wet’ look by Thierry Mugler that accentuated her curves with a fitted ensemble. She even enlisted the expertise of renowned lacemaker Mr. Pearl, who taught her unique breathing techniques.
In 2021, the fashion icon made a splash with an avant-garde fashion statement, donning a full black Balenciaga bodysuit that covered her face. The ensemble made waves on social media and became the subject of hilarious and viral memes.
She received backlash for wearing the historic Marilyn Monroe
Last year, Kim’s decision to wear a Jean Louis dress, famously worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sang “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” to John F. Kennedy in 1962, was met with outrage and accusations of defacing the iconic dress seams.
The historical garment is on loan from Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Many expressed concern for its preservation, including the famous fashion designer Bob Mackie, who worked for Jean Louis and sketched the dress.
In a statement to the public, Ripley’s Believe It or Not reassured the public that precautions had been taken to protect the dress, saying: “Any time we felt the dress might tear or felt uncomfortable about something, we could always say no to this. “
Kim Kardashian has admitted she is on a ‘strict diet’ to fit into a Marilyn Monroe dress
As well as being accused of damaging the seams of the historic dress, Kardashian also faced backlash after she openly admitted on the red carpet that she lost 16kg in three weeks as she went on a “strict diet” to fit into Marilyn Monroe’s dress.
Her trainer Don-A-Matrix, who has also worked with sister Khloé Kardashian over the years, was quick to come to the SKIMS founder’s defense, saying she lost 16 pounds in three weeks “the healthy way.” and sometimes he worked out “twice a day”.
In an interview TMZ, Don-A-Matrix stated, “I think one of the misconceptions is that he works hard. I was there for the process and it was nothing like a starvation diet.
“He had a really balanced diet and he didn’t eat that much at times, but then the second thing was he went to the gym and put in the work,” he added.
Kim also donned Monroe’s famous green dress, which she wore to the 1962 Golden Globe Awards, and Ripley’s received a strand of the late actress’ hair as a gift.