The Marilyn Monroe Collection has published additional photographs of the classic dress. Kim Kardashian supposedly wore Marilyn Monroe dress on the red carpet before changing into a duplicate. It shows that the garment has significantly damaged.
As soon as the post went viral, fans and other Twitter users attacked the actress for tarnishing Hollywood heritage. According to users, Kim Kardashian’s leniency is ‘criminal’ and it ‘feels unlawful’.
Monroe made history when she sang “Happy Birthday” to President John F. Kennedy on his 60th birthday. Commenters on Kim’s personal Twitter account have occasionally asked, “Did you see what I did?”
Kim Kardashian has donned the Marilyn Monroe dress to the occasion raised concerns among dress experts. Mackie produced the initial dress drawing and feels that the garment should preserved as a piece of film costume history.
Historians have expressed worry that donning the gown may harm its preservation and structural integrity. Mackie agreed with them. The preservation of the garment has its own set of concerns and factors like oxygen can have a negative impact on a dress. We can see this at the Met, where these clothes have stored in a regulated setting.
The outfit has purchased for $4.8 million at auction by Ripley’s. Whereas, Ripley’s first refused to let Kim wear the outfit, but eventually relented.