“To high off my evening after The Met, I had the glory of becoming Marilyn Monroe’s Norman Norell costume that she wore to the Golden Globes in 1962.”
In fact, Kim wore Marilyn’s iconic “Completely happy Birthday Mr. President” costume from 1962 on the Met Gala’s crimson carpet. The choice attracted some criticism, each from the delicate nature of the historic costume and the dramatic weight loss Kim went by way of to be able to match into the garment.
As Kim mentioned that she was “ravenous” after the Met Gala, her plans following the occasion concerned eating pizza and donuts — and, because it seems, one other costume of Marilyn’s.
The second costume was the one which Marilyn wore to the 1962 Golden Globes, the place she gained the Henrietta Award (World Movie Favourite) alongside Charlton Heston. It might be the final Golden Globes Marilyn would attend earlier than her loss of life just a few months later.
“To high off my evening after The Met, I had the glory of becoming Marilyn Monroe’s Norman Norell costume that she wore to the Golden Globes in 1962 —the place she obtained the Henrietta Award For World Movie Favourite,” Kim wrote on Instagram.
“In my quest to search out the Jean Louis hand beaded costume that I wore to the gala, I found @heritageauctions owned Marilyn’s iconic inexperienced sequined robe,” she continued.
In addition to the costume, Kim additionally posed with Marilyn’s actual Golden Globe from the occasion: “Additional into my analysis I discovered that the proprietor of the Golden Globe that she obtained that night was non aside from my buddy @jeffleatham.”
“I noticed this all as an indication the way in which that the entire stars aligned. It’s going to without end be one of many best privileges of my life to have the ability to channel my internal Marilyn on this method, on such a particular evening.”
Nonetheless, as Chrissy Teigen identified, Kim did not put on the second Marilyn costume in the identical method Marilyn herself did — as Kim mentioned that it “did not look good” with out her arms by way of the holes that Marilyn wore on the entrance, making the unique costume backless.