- Kim Kardashian West wore a custom Balenciaga outfit that covered her entire body at the Met Gala.
- A source close to Kardashian West told Insider that Kanye West helped inspire her look.
- Kardashian West filed for divorce from West in February 2021.
Kanye West played an “instrumental” role in combining Kim Kardashian West’s outfits at the 2021 Met Gala, a source close to Kardashian West told Insider.
At the In America: The Lexicon of Fashion gala, Kardashian West wore a custom-made Balenciaga jumpsuit that covered every inch of her body, including her arms and face.
She was wearing a comfortable mini dress over a jumpsuit, and two trains were running out of her clothes.
Only Kardashian West’s tail was visible through the outfit.
This image instantly turned into a meme, with many saying that Kardashian West looked like a Harry Potter Dementor in an all-black ensemble.
But according to a source close to the reality TV star, Kanye West was instrumental in bringing the outfit to life.
“Even though Kanye will not be present tonight, his presence will be felt on the carpet,” a source told Insider. “It was he who introduced Kim to Demna and was instrumental in the new relationship between her and Balenciaga.”
Demna Gvasalia is the creative director of Balenciaga.
“This look at Kim is like a new subculture and a fashion statement,” they said. “No logo, no face, but everyone knows it’s her.”
“Kanye gave her the courage to promote people’s creativity and imagination through art. This is absolute certainty, ”the source added.
The Met Gala isn’t the first time West has influenced his wife’s fashion.
When the couple first started dating, Kardashian West said her husband told her she had “the worst style” and completely revamped her wardrobe, although she added that he was “very good at it.”
In 2019, she also said that she had lowered the sex appeal of some of her outfits because of West.
“My husband said that sometimes being too sexy is just overkill and he doesn’t like it,” she said. New York Magazine…
Kardashian West filed for divorce from West in February 2021, but the couple sparked rumors of reconciliation when a woman similar to Kardashian West appeared in a wedding dress at West’s “Dond” party.
But according to TMZThe former couple are now just good friends.