June 27, 2022
CREDIT: JOHN SHEARER/GETTY; KENA BETANCUR/GETTY

“Such An Iconic Piece Of American History Shouldn’t Be Compromised Just For An Ego Boost And A Photoshoot,” Says Dr. Justine De Young Of The Fashion Institute Of Technology Told People.

Experts Have Assessed Kim Kardashian In Marilyn Monroe’s Met Gala 2022 Dress And Told People Why Her Wardrobe Choice Is Troubling. On Monday, Kardashian, 41, Appeared At The Annual Fundraiser In Marilyn Monroe’s Famous Happy Birthday Mr. President Dress, The Outfit  The Actress Wore For John F.Kennedy In 1962, Performed In Orlando, Florida At Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

Dr Justine De Young, Professor Of Fashion History At The Fashion Institute Of Technology, Tells People That Kardashian’s Look Was “Irresponsible And Unnecessary.” “She Can  And Has Commissioned A Replica That Would Be Indistinguishable From The Original. Such An Iconic Piece Of American History Shouldn’t Be In Danger Of Taking Damage Just For An Ego Boost.Y Photoop”, Agrega El Dr. Young.

CREDIT: MATT BARON/SHUTTERSTOCK
Referring To Kardashian’s Comments That She Lost 16 Pounds In Three Weeks And Cut Out Sugar And Carbs So She Could Wear The Dress, Dr. Young Continued, “Crash Dieting To Wear The Original Dress Is Also An Unfortunate Message To Send In Another One That Lives Up To The Ideals Of The 1960S More Than It Does Today.”
Monroe Historian And Collector Scott Fortner Also Tells People, Why Kardashian’s Appearance Is “A Cause For Concern” Aside From Marilyn Monroe Wearing The Famous ‘happy Birthday, Mr. President’ Dress, There Could Be A Number Of Reasons For Concern,” Says Fortner, Adding,
“The Dress Was Specially Made For Marilyn Monroe.It Is Not A Casual Garment. It Was Created By Oscar-winning Designer Jean Luis, Who  Designed The Costumes For Marilyn’s Last Two Films: The Misfits And Something’s Got To Give. Fortner, Who Owns One Of The World’s Largest Private Collections Of Monroe’s Personal Property. ,
The Late Actress Says The Dress Was Meant To Be  Unique To Her.” When Marilyn Learned That She Was In President John F.At Kennedy’s Birthday Gala, She Contacted Luis And Said, “I Want You To Design A Really Historical Dress, A Stunning Dress That’s One Of A Kind.” She Wanted It To Be A Dress That ‘only Marilyn Monroe Could Wear,'” Says Fortner  To People. Flesh-toned Soufflé Chiffon Imported From France Was Strategically Layered  So She Didn’t Have To Wear Underwear,”Continues.
Fortner Says  Monroe’s Dress “Fitted Her Perfectly.The Dress Someone Else Is Wearing Will Not Fit Exactly. In This Case, Kim Kardashian’s Measurements Are Slightly Different From Marilyn’s. Logically It Is Assumed That The Fabric And The Seams Have Been Stressed.

He Adds: “Several Years Ago I Wrote An Article On This Subject And  Demonstrated Marilyn’s True Greatness By Wearing Actual Clothes From Her Personal Everyday Wardrobe, Which I Now Own. Yes, She Wore A Size 14 Pucci Blouse In 1962. However, A  Size 14  Not A 2022 Size 14 Due To Vanity Sizes Fortner Concludes, “There Are Limited Photos From The Kennedy Gala And Only Low-quality Black-and-white Footage Of.” Marilyn In The Dress. While I Wouldn’t Have Approved Of Anyone Wearing Marilyn’s Dress If It Were  Part Of My Collection Due To Its Overall Value And Importance, At Least Now We’ve Seen How It Looked “In Motion” When Worn By Marilyn.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.