Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dress allegedly damaged in Kim Kardashian Met Gala outing

The Marilyn Monroe Collection shared a before and after photo of the dress on Instagram. In the ‘after’ photo

Kim Kardashian on the iconic dress Monroe wore to serenade John F Kennedy on his 45th birthday,

Kardashian wore the gown to the Met Gala last month; photographs taken in the last week by Scott Fortner

The post quotes the dress’s owner, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!, who at the time claimed “great care was taken to preserve this piece of pop culture history.

Kardashian donned the $4.8m crystal-covered nude silk gown to walk down the red carpet at the event in early May.