The Marilyn Monroe dress Kim Kardashian wore to the Met Gala

Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dress, which was loaned to Kim Kardashian to wear on 

the red carpet at the Met Gala, appears to have sustained some damage from its recent outing. 

The gown, which Marilyn wore to serenade President John F Kennedy for his 

birthday in 1962, was loaned to Kim to wear for the red carpet at the Met 

Gala before she changed into a replica for the rest of the ceremony. 

Due to the age and provenance of the dress, no alterations were able to be made to it, meaning Kim had to lose 16lb to fit into it for the occasion. 

The precious garment was transported by guards and fans were assured that the utmost care was taken