Kim Kardashian Strikes Again: Her Iconic Black Mask in Balenciaga After Party Trolled by Fans as World’s Most Useless, Most Expensive Helmet Visor

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Kim Kardashian is in a long line of celebrities who have managed to slay every look, no matter how coveted or ridiculous. Usually falling on extreme sides of the fashion spectrum, celebrities either go for the time-honored and tried-and-tested looks that are bound to be fashionable. Then there are those who make it a statement to walk into any place and make the headlines the following day.

Kim Kardashian's 2022 Balenciaga after-party look
Kim Kardashian’s 2022 Balenciaga after-party look

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Kim Kardashian’s Balenciaga After-Party Look

Like most of her event looks, the Balenciaga Couture dinner was yet another place where she made a statement with a black visor mask. Almost fashioned after an epee fencing mask, the black visor was an accentuated piece with her black sequined high-neckline array.

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Kim Kardashian attends the 2021 Met Gala at MoMA on September 13, 2021.

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The event was an after-party held in Paris wherein previously the reality television celebrity had walked the ramp alongside other famous figures like Nicole Kidman, Dua Lipa, and Christine Quinn. The Paris Haute Couture Week featuring the Balenciaga models was held at the fashion colossus’ original salon. Kim Kardashian was reportedly acquainted with the designer Demna Gvasalia through her former husband and rapper, Ye.

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Celebrities And Their Memorable Fashion Statements

Over the years, gala events and award shows have become the global hotspot for fashion to make a mark. With designers, new and old, hired to make haute couture for every other celebrity, these annual events spattered throughout the globe provide a platform for actors, singers, models, and influencers to become unforgettable via their presentations.

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Kim Kardashian makes news when she steps out in yellow caution-tape Balenciaga couture in March 2022

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There were numerous iconic and some over-the-top red carpet looks that stunned the onlookers in the past — Cher’s 1998 gothic outfit accentuated with an equally iconic headdress, Lady Gaga’s meat dress, Rihanna’s 2014 Swarovski-crystal-sheer gown, Blake Lively’s 2022 MET gala look inspired by the New York City architecture — it all stands to be representational, symbolic, and some just outright gorgeous.


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Twitter certainly has an opinion on her recent visored look and here are some popular reactions:



With Kim Kardashian making a notch in the world of changing fashion, however gorgeous or ridiculous, it remains to be seen what the reality star brings to the public eye next.

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With a degree in Literature from Miranda House, Diya Majumdar now has over 1600 published articles on FandomWire. Her passion and profession both include dissecting the world of cinema while being a liberally opinionated person with an overbearing love for music, Monet, and Van Gogh.