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Beauty is pain: Welcome to the Met

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In a Look What You Made Me Do moment, Kim Kardashian West revealed to Vogue that she took corset breathing lessons to fit into her Thierry Mugler custom designed dress for the Met.

IMG_20190512_184807_321.JPGIMG_20190512_185059_641.JPGIMG_20190512_184901_099.JPGIMG_20190508_060844_020.JPGThe Met Gala preparation took seven whole months and the expertise of fitness coach Melissa Alcanta, fashion designer Thierry Mugler, corset maker Mr. Pearl and Kim Kardashian West herself.

 

According to Vogue, the dress is Thierry Mugler’s first creation in over 20 years and is made to mimic the wet shirt dress that Sophia Loren wore in the 1957 film Boy on a Dolphin.
To fit into the dress, Kim had to be laced in a corseted bodysuit custom made by Mr. Pearl. The whole look however stunning, ensured Kim Kardashian West had to stand, walk and mix with guests for the Met.

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