Kim Kardashian Changes into Second Marilyn Monroe Dress After the Met Gala

Kim Kardashian Changes into Second Marilyn Monroe Dress After the Met Gala
source: People
  • Kim Kardashian wore the emerald sequin Norman Norell dress of Marilyn Monroe at Met Gala 2022.
  • The dress represents Hollywood icon Monroe in the 1962 Golden Globes and is owned by Heritage Auctions.
  • Kim Kardashian is seemingly interested to dress like Marilyn Monroe. Let’s make it third.

Keeping up with Kim or Marilyn Monroe 1962?

It’s high time now! Did Kim Kardashian actually wear the second Marilyn Monroe dress for Met Gala 2022?

Kim claims of wearing Marilyn Monroe’s 1962 Golden Globes dress

Kim Kardashian took over her Facebook, Instagram, and social media handle on May 6, 2022, to announce that she wore another iconic dress of Ms. Marilyn Monroe. The reality star Kim uploaded a carousel of photos comparing Marilyn Monroe’s 1962 glam,

“To top off my night after The Met, I had the honor of changing into Marilyn Monroe’s Norman Norell dress that she wore to the Golden Globes in 1962 —where she received the Henrietta Award For World Film Favorite.”

Kim Kardashian wears Marilyn Monroe (1)
Kim Kardashian wears Marilyn Monroe (source: Instagram)

The reality star Kim continued to clarify which dress actually, its owner, and its significance. Kim was talking about the emerald sequin Norman Norell dress of 1962 of Marilyn Monroe.

“In my quest to find the Jean Louis hand-beaded dress that I wore to the gala, I discovered @heritageauctions owned Marilyn’s iconic green sequined gown.”

As the post continues, the petite emerald dress dates back to the 1962 Golden Globes Award.

Monroe wore the Met Gala for Marilyn Monroe’s iconic 2500 plus hand-stitched crystals designed dress by James Louis, Ripley Believe It Or Not museum currently owns the dress and what’s now. The very dress in which Marilyn Monroe sang happy birthday to President John F. Kennedy on his 45th beginning.

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Planned or Destiny- Kim dresses like Marilyn Monroe

On the quest of getting dressed like Marilyn Monroe at Met Gala 2022, Kim got hold of two beautiful iconic dresses from the icons 1962 collection. She accidentally jumped into her emerald sequin dress which she exclaimed,

“Further into my research, I found out that the owner of the Golden Globe that she received that evening was no other than my friend @jeffleatham. I saw this all as a sign of the way that all of the stars aligned.” 


Kim definitely knows tantrums. Though it is preplanned in her head over the years she exclaims destiny for having her friend Jeff Leathem as the owner of her after-party dress, originally of Marilyn Monroe getting the 1962 Golden Globe.

While concluding her experience as a whole, Kim confessed how privileged she is to have gotten the opportunity.

 “It will forever be one of the greatest privileges of my life to be able to channel my inner Marilyn in this way, on such a special night”

Meanwhile, the former adult actress even thanked her family friend and celebrity florist Leathem, Heritage Auctions, and Barbara Zweig.

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Was Kim Kardashian wearing an original or a replica?

Who could tie-up with the Kardashians for the content? Kim Kardashian claims she replicate the history of Marilyn Monroe in 1962 but critics comment if the dress was a replica too.

Reality hits when Monroe historian Scott Fortner, who owns a large private collection of her personal property questions,

“Who is it that actually owns Marilyn’s 1962 Golden Globes gown? First, you say it was @juliens_auctions then you updated your post to say it was @heritageauctions.” 

He continued,

“But I think you think we forgot that you said you have a replica of it yourself, as quoted in your May 2 interview with @voguemagazine.” 

Marlyn Monroe 1962 Iconic dress at Met Gala 2022
Kim Kardashian wears Marlyn Monroe (source: The Cut)

Severe questions were eyebrow-raising, originally she gave the gown credit for Julien’s Auctions and then updated it for Heritage Auctions. However, the controversy does not stop here and Kim’s interview with Vogue has a different story.

Kim then revealed she had a replica of Marilyn Monroe’s 1962 Golden Globes dress and exclaimed,

“I think I might just wear that one to eat pizza in my hotel room.”

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