Kim Kardashian says she ‘couldn’t see’ sister Kendall Jenner through her Met Gala outfit
Being a fashion icon isn’t always practical, as Kim Kardashian learned at Monday’s Met Gala.
The keeping up with the Kardashians The star, whose Balenciaga look made headlines this week, admitted she couldn’t see her sister Kendall Jenner through her mask.
Kim arrived at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in an all-black look that hid her entire body.
She wore an haute couture mini dress, paired with black tights and the designer’s signature Knife ankle boots. An opaque headwear hid her entire face and head outside of her 75 inch ponytail.
On Wednesday evening, in a series of posts to her Instagram Stories, Kim shared the highlights of the evening with her 253 million followers.
She admitted that at one point in the evening Kendall called her, but Kim couldn’t see where she was.
“Kendall was calling my name and I couldn’t see who it was. But I saw the outline of her shimmering dress,” she said.
As expected, Kim’s outfit inspired countless memes. One person created an image of how Kendall could have appeared to Kim after fans wondered if she could see clearly under her mask.
The meme showed Kendall at the Met Gala, barely distinguishable behind a black net.
Others have likened Kim’s all-black look to a demon. “It’s literally my sleep paralysis demon standing in the corner of my bedroom,” one person said.
The beauty mogul star took the jokes in her stride, sharing each one in her Instagram story.
“Me and my anxiety when I go out,” wrote a third person under a photo of Kim and Kendall standing side by side.
Another meme compared Kim to DC Comics’ Batman. The image shows a photoshopped Batman mask on her head as she stands on top of a skyscraper.
“Kim, there are people dying,” the Twitter user captioned, referring to a famous quote from keeping up with the Kardashians.
Kardashian also revealed that Kendall’s Givenchy dress, inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s iconic sparkly white dress in My beautiful lady, was one of her favorite looks of the evening.
“The most beautiful girl in the world,” she wrote under a photo of her stepsister.
Her other favorite look was Rihanna, who arrived in a dramatic Balenciaga overcoat and matching hat. “No one is cool and glamorous like her,” she said.