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Kim Kardashian's Met Gala Designer: 'I Think She Looked Amazing'

05/08/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Met Gala beautyKevin Mazur/Wireimage; Splash News Online; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

When Kim Kardashian hit the Met Gala red carpet Monday, the reaction from PEOPLE readers was, shall we say, underwhelming. Nearly 1500 people clicked the “angry face” and more than 400 people weighed in on the bold look, which consisted of a head-to-toe laced turtleneck gown with attached, matching gloves and shoes in the same floral fabric.

Well, the designer, Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci, heard your criticism, and he thinks you’re crazy.

“People can say what they want … I think she looked amazing,” Tisci told WWD. “She was the most beautiful pregnant woman I dressed in my career.”

He also explained how he came up with the concept for her controversial rose-print gown. “I said, we should give her our punk moment with a romantic beautiful flower-printed dress,” he said. “To me, pregnancy is the most beautiful thing in the world, and when you celebrate something, you give people flowers.”

And Tisci is just as excited for the upcoming Kim and Kanye collaboration as we are. “She is the future wife of a really good friend of mine. I wanted to have a moment of family … Kim, Kanye and the baby. It will be a family that I will be close to.” Hopefully that means we can look forward to onesies with matching gloves!

Tell us: Do you agree with Tisci about Kardashian’s gown?

–Alex Apatoff

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A Noni Mouse on

WTF? I guess beauty really IS in the eye of the beholder.

kate on

i think kim’s designer is crazy as well as kim herself. I still hate the dress and even hate the dress as curtains. lol.

cypresstex on

rotf lmao : you just said that becasue you’re the one that style her – that dress is hidious

Al on

your MODERATOR has to approve messages? Why bothering to ask anyone to post if even a simple comment is voted out! I have NEVER had a message post yet!

Jana on

I agree. I think she looked beautiful. the designer did a lovely job.

MBADiva on

Kim K. is a pretty girl who knows how to dress up and pose for the camera with pouty lips etc. She is however not an attractive pretty pregnant woman. Her face is blouted, and her usual poses are laughable..seriously her 15 minutes are

Mom of 5 on

What is he smoking? She needs to dress to flatter her pregnancy figure and people wouldn’t be so harsh.

chuck on

She looks like the dancing piggies from Hee Haw .And Kanye WILL NEVER ,MARRY K. He is dumb but not that dumb-k’s plan is blowing up in her face big time. Short , fat porno girl..

Kim on

yeah this look wasnt right at all it made her look extra big I love Kim and her style but this person who ever he is was wrong in every which a way i wonder why kanye didint comment he always has some mean to say when it comes to things he dont like or things he think is right

claire watjen on


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