Whereas the SKIMS founder stored particulars of her Met Gala apparel below wraps, it is no secret she’s prepared to go above and past for the annual fête. Take final 12 months, for instance, when she admitted to losing 16 lbs to suit into Marilyn Monroe‘s authentic “bare gown” from 1962.
“It was such a problem,” Kim informed Vogue on the purple carpet. “It was like a task. I used to be decided to suit.”
She defined that she wasn’t allowed to change the historic gown, which was loaned to her from Ripley’s Imagine It Or Not Museum, so she needed to get herself into form.
“I’d put on a sauna swimsuit twice a day, run on the treadmill, fully minimize out all sugar and all carbs, and simply eat the cleanest veggies and protein,” Kim said of her process. “I did not starve myself, however I used to be so strict.”
When Marilyn’s robe match, Kim recalled feeling emotional, sharing, “I needed to cry tears of pleasure.”