Kim Kardashian takes fashion seriously at the Met Gala. The socialite, businesswoman and model has always gone to extraordinary lengths with her choices, ever since she first stepped onto the red carpet at the Met Gala in the now iconic maternity dress from Givenchy with floral print in 2013. Considering that, and her newest wet-look raindrop dress from Thierry Mugler In 2019, the bar was set high for tonight’s affair. Kardashian could have called any designer in the world, but she chose the one close to home: her ex-husband, Kanye West.
As a committed multitasker, West is promoting his album Donda and putting together a collection of streetwear for The Gap. Still, he found time to collaborate with Balenciaga’s Demna Gvasalia on a special look for Kim Kardashian. The secret project is one of many West has undertaken with Gvasalia lately. Their creative alliance has led to viral moments as he and Kardashian reenacting their vows on stage at Donda’s party in Chicago this August.
During their romantic relationship, West did not shy away from sharing his views on Kardashian’s wardrobe; a full episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashian’s is dedicated to the makeover of the wardrobe that he and his stylist gave him. Now that they are friendly exes, West still gives his opinion. The look for this edition of the Met Gala that he created for her reflects her love of minimalism, the innate glamor of Gvasalia and Kardashian. The black dress with matching mask and train was unlike anything Kardashian, or anyone else, has worn before at the Met.
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