Kim Kardashian damaged Marilyn Monroe's $5 million 'naked' dress

Kim Kardashian damaged $5 million Naked Marilyn Monroe dress

Kim Kardashian tore Marilyn Monroe Naked $5 million dress that wore it to the Met Gala Costume Institute Ball. Pop Crave writes about this, publishing a photo of an outfit from the collection of Scott Fortner, the owner of the world's largest private collection of Monroe's personal property and archives.

The pictures show that after Kim went on the red carpet, in some places of the dress there are no crystals and tears are noticeable.

– Here you have the “integrity and safety of the dress.” The Ripley Museum, Was It Worth It? – Scott Fortner addressed the owners of the outfit.

After appearing at the Met Gala, Kardashian admitted that when she first tried on the dress, it did not fit on her. For the sake of going out in a dress, Kim even had to lose 7 kilograms and wear a sauna suit every day. The businesswoman also commissioned a replica of the sheath dress, which she wore after taking backstage pictures of the original.

– Great efforts have been made to preserve this bit of pop culture history, the Ripley Museum said in May. – With the participation of clothing conservationists, appraisers and archivists, the condition of clothing was a top priority. Believe it or not, the dress didn't have to be altered, and Kim even changed into a replica after the red carpet!

What a dress

The “naked” sheath dress that Marilyn Monroe wore on Madison Square Garden stage on JFK's birthday was created in 1962 by designer Jean Louis Berteau. In 2016, the outfit went under the hammer for a record $4.8 million and later ended up in the Ripley Museum. This is the most expensive dress in the Marilyn Monroe collection and the last one the star wore in public.


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