Legendary designer Bob Mackie won’t be Attempting to maintain up with the Kardashians. 

Mackie instructed Leisure Weekly he was not amazed with Kim Kardashian donning Marilyn Monroe’s iconic 1962 Jean Louis robe to the 2022 Fulfilled Gala. 

Mackie, who labored as a trend assistant to Jean Louis early in his profession, skilled some determination phrases for the actual fact star. 

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Kim Kardashian wore the precise robe Bob Mackie and Jean Louis created for Marilyn Monroe to the 2022 Met Gala, sparking debate.
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“I believed it was a large slip-up. [Marilyn] was a goddess. A loopy goddess, however a goddess. She was simply superb. Nobody footage like that. And it was carried out for her. It was made for her. No particular person else must be seen in that robe,” he acknowledged.

Mackie, 82, would know – he drew the sketch for the fashion and design when he was solely 23. 

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She borrowed the costume from the Ripley’s Assume It Or Not! museum and modified into a replica instantly instantly after the pink carpet upfront of getting into the celebration.
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Whereas Kim later altered right into a copy of the well-known gown, which Monroe wore to serenade JFK with “Pleased Birthday,” she started the night within the real level, many due to Ripley’s Really feel It Or Not! museum.

This isn’t the primary time the designer, who additionally established well-known fashions for Cher, has thrown shade at truth TV’s favored relations. 

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Marilyn Monroe famously wore the robe to serenade JFK.

In 2021, he defined to Internet web page 6, “The Kardashians are fairly engaging and a few are downright beautiful, however they’re simply fashionable for getting well-known.” 

He continued: “You realize, they made a considerable amount of earnings, so I assume there’s a factor to say about that. A few them positively have copied Cher’s clothes simply line for line, beat for beat, which is attention-grabbing. It’s like, no matter what. I did these [designs] so a number of yrs in the past that I actually don’t be concerned about them getting copied or one thing. It’s sort of a praise, genuinely.”

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Bob Mackie isn’t a lover of Kim Kardashian…or her well-known family members.

Regardless of an individual such Cher recreation occurring on the 2015 Achieved Gala, it doesn’t present up that he took Kim’s 2022 purple carpet instantaneous as a praise.