Kim Kardashian's Met Gala Look: Boyfriend Sweater and Brady Rumors

Kim Kardashian turned heads at the 2024 Met Gala.

by Nouman Rasool
Kim Kardashian's Met Gala Look: Boyfriend Sweater and Brady Rumors
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This year, it wasn't the choice of outfit that got everyone talking at the Met Gala, but the gray sweater the celebrity donned. Reality star Kim Kardashian, known for her provocative fashion, wore a gray casual sweater over a translucent corseted dress from Margiela by John Galliano, which set her apart from other guests walking the red carpet at the most-watched fashion event of the year on May 6.

Speaking to Vogue, Kardashian revealed the thoughtful notion that had been driving her ensemble—which matched perfectly with this year's Gala theme, "Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion." As she described, this stood symbolic of "the wildest night of my life in a garden" when she supposed she had to "rush out in her boyfriend's sweater," with her hair disheveled, just to make it to work on time.

This narrative infused a personal, almost intimate layer to her otherwise glamorous appearance. Complementing the look, Kardashian opted for toned-down makeup with beachy waves, glowing skin, and a tinge of silver eyeshadow—all stitched together to draw out one's natural beauty while maintaining the essence of the theme within the outfit.

The timing of Kardashian's "boyfriend" inspired look is coming amid fresh public speculation about the state of her personal life, particularly following her playful remarks about Tom Brady at Netflix's Greatest Roast of All Time: Tom Brady live special.

Acknowledging the recent rumors of the two dating, Kardashian quipped, "I'd never say if we did [date] or not. I'd just release the tape," a nod to her well-known past controversy.

Kardashian's Met Gala Narrative

The Met Gala was the first preview for the upcoming Costume Institute exhibition, featuring some 250 historical pieces dating back four centuries of fashion history, including showstopper 1877 Charles Frederick Worth silk satin ball gowns.

She posted her excitement for tonight and how much she loves her family, accompanied by her sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner. "We all get nervous no matter how many times we've been," she confessed. Singer Lana Del Rey cheered on family as she took a moment to cherish closeness in family today.

With the meaning of the Kardashian look for the Met Gala being digested by lovers of fashion and the world at large, the ability to pen a personal story about her experiences through fashion statements makes her one of the most talked-about figures at the event once again.

Kim Kardashian Met Gala