Kim – who walked the red carpet with her husband Kanye West – travelled to the SoHo Grand hotel in New York on Saturday night (04.30.16) for her hush hush dress fitting.
A source told the New York Daily News newspaper: “Kim flew in for secret midnight fittings at a luxurious penthouse at the SoHo Grand at midnight on Saturday.”
The metallic dress Kim decided to wear was actually a combination of two Balmain gowns created by Olivier Rousteing and fitted the party’s Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology theme perfectly.
Her husband Kanye West revealed on Twitter: “Thank you Olivier for making 4 dresses for Kim to choose from which we chopped 2 in half (sic)”
Kim and Kanye – who have two children, daughter North, two and six-month-old son Saint, together – were in New York all weekend gearing up for the Met Ball – which is organized by Anna Wintour, the Editor-in-chief of American Vogue magazine.
Kanye, 38, personally thanked Anna for inviting him and his wife to the Met Gala, which he described as the “Grammys of style”.
The rapper – whose outfit was also created by Balmain – wrote in a series of Twitter posts: “Thank you Anna for the invite thank you to the whole Vogue team … This Gala is like the Grammys of style!
“Also (thank you) to Kim’s hair and makeup Lorraine jewelry and the whole style squad at Balmain and the Yeezy team. (sic)”