Although it is one of the appearances that have been recorded in the history of the Met Gala, Kim Kardashian and Marilyn Monroe’s dress continue to talk and Ripley breaks the silence.
true to his style, the 41-year-old businesswoman decided to break square and be recorded in history, and found no better way to do it than revive one of the sex symbols of the last century.
And it is that last May 1, the eldest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan paraded next to Pete Davidson with the garment that Monroe sang “Happy Birthday” to none other than former President John F. Kennedy in 1962.
However, through social networks the hard process that the garment went through became viral so that enter the exuberant body of the socialite, and shortly after serious consequences were confirmed.
What is a fact is that collectors, Internet users and some experts showed his annoyance that Kanye West’s ex will wear the iconic garment, because the damage it has suffered is irreparable.
According to the images that have already gone viral, around the closure with a series of holes that are going to be completely difficult to repair, as well as the loss of some brilliant apps.
Some have dared to ensure that although the star used the garment for a very short period of time, the damage to the dress is quite serious as its material is currently discontinued.
And it is that it is a piece made of a delicate soufflé that already becomes weaker and more brittle over time, as it is also embroidered with heavy details that pull down the fabric as time goes by.
After the attacks against the socialite, Ripley’s out once and for all to talk about it, decided talk about the damage to the garment and defend Kim Kardashian once and for all.
‘Marilyn Monroe’s dress was already damaged’, Ripley
According to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!, the company that owns the iconic and sensual Marilyn Monroe garment, released a statement denying that Kim Kardashian did damage to the dress.
it was the same Vice President of Publishing and Licensing at Ripley, Amanda Joiner, who accompanied the dress while it was being transported from Florida to New York and also while Kardashian was wearing it who has decided to speak.
“Kim Kardashian did not in any way damage the garment in the short period of time it was worn to the Met Gala…from the bottom of the Met steps, where Kim put the dress on, to the top where it was returned.”
It should be remembered that the company acquired the dress of the sex symbol of the last century at Ripley’s a 2016 auction, and ever since presented with several pulled and worn seams, as well as wrinkled on the back by hooks and eyes.
Since the socialite showed off the garment at the New York event, the dress is on display at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Hollywood throughout the fall season.