The dress Kim Kardashian wore to the Met Gala 2022 has been the subject of major controversy in the United States. We will explain everything to you!
like a dress tax on the rich (A tax on the rich, ed.) Met Gala 2021 custom made dress Marilyn Monroe brought Kim Kardashian at this year’s Met Gala is causing major controversy across the Atlantic. Ironically, these two dresses drew attention to wealth inequality, privilege, and cheap publicity stunts.
What did Kim Kardashian do?
At the Met Gala 2022, Kim Kardashian wore an iconic dress designed specifically for Marilyn Monroe. The last one wore it for his birthday John F. Kennedy.
This dress is considered an invaluable piece of American history and is currently owned by Believe it or not Ripley! who loaned it to Kim Kardashian for the Met Gala.
The tailored dress for Marilyn Monroe did not initially fit Kim Kardashian, who forced herself to go on a diet to fit into the dress. However, on D-Day, the dress still didn’t fit her as the back zipper couldn’t be fully unzipped. Therefore, she was covered with a white fur cape.
Kim Kardashian briefly wore this dress on the red carpet before changing into a replica. The time spent with the dress has led fashion conservatives to fear that it could be irreparably damaged or that Kim Kardashian’s actions could set a precedent that would encourage other rich people to seek out period pieces to use as publicity stunts.
Why are people angry?
The worst fears of worried curators seem to have come true, as recent photos taken Scott Fortnera collector who works to authenticate and verify items belonging to Marilyn Monroe shows the dress in poor condition, the fabric is torn, some crystals are missing or others are hanging by a thread.
The photos were posted on Instagram with a caption and comments expressing public anger and frustration at Kim Kardashian being allowed to wear the dress.
Images of the damaged dress have sparked a backlash on social media, with Marilyn Monroe fans recounting the events of the American star’s often tragic life. Indeed, the actress has been consistently denied ownership of her body and image, and Kim Kardashian’s publicity stunt has been seen as an extension of that model.
the quotes are so damn ignorant that it’s not about the dress itself. it’s about meaning. Marilyn was used all her life, she had almost nothing really of her own. This dress, it was hers. It was…