Giving homage. To celebrate the “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” theme at the 2022 Met Gala, both Kris JennerAnd Kim KardashianThey were very influential in their lives.
“Just kind of channeling a little Jackie Kennedy tonight,” the Safely founder, 66, told E! News Her yellow, off-the shoulder Oscar De La Renta dress and white gloves on Monday May 2nd “[I] wanted to do something glamorous and chic and easy.”
Jenner’s second eldest daughter also went historical in terms of her own Met Gala inspiration. Kardashian, 41, wore Marilyn Monroe’s infamous nude Jean Louis gown. Monroe, for her part, notably wore the glittery gown in 1962 when she sang “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” to President John F. Kennedy. (JFK, prior to his November 1963 death, was married Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. He was accused of having an affair.
“This is Marilyn Monroe’s dress and it’s 60 years old,” the Skims mogul told La La Anthony during Vogue’s live stream on Monday. “I had this idea to put it on and try it on and [it]It came with armed guards and gloves. I tried it on and it didn’t fit me, and I said, ‘Give me three weeks,’ and I had to lose 16 pounds down today to be able to fit this.”
She continued: “It was such a challenge, it was like a role. I was determined to fit it!”
The Selfish Author, who walked on the carpet with his boyfriend Pete Davidson, got ready along with her famous family, which included her mother and sister. Kourtney Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian, Kendall JennerAnd Kylie Jenner. However, Kim’s look required more attention to complete.
“She [had] to get dressed in a secret dressing room,” the 43-year-old Poosh founder told Vogue on the Metropolitan Museum of Art carpet, holding hands with her fiancé, Travis Barker. (The engaged couple wore Thom Browne ensembles.
You can further understand her character by watching the Seven-year Itch KKW Beauty entrepreneur added a white fur scarf to her hair, and made it platinum blonde. She said Vogue, “I [might] stay blonde for a while.”
Kris and Kim are long-time Met Gala pros by now, but Kris and Kim and Kourtney, a 37-year old Good American designer, made their Met debut on Monday night.
“She looks amazing,” the Blink-182 drummer, 46, gushed to Vogue about his fiancée. She chimed in: “My baby looks amazing! We’re just having fun.”
This year’s Costume Institute gala, much like last year’s, aimed to celebrate the American history of fashion. Many designers and their celebrity guests took inspiration from historical figures and times periods. Though, Kris and Kim’s coordinating looks were a standout.
“This is a milestone in met gala history!!! Kim Kardashian is the legend,” a TwitterUser wrote Monday, sharing the red carpet photos.
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