Kylie Jenner had a sweet reason she truly 'didn't care' if people hated her Met look

Kylie Jenner had a sweet reason she truly 'didn't care' if people hated her Met look

The backwards cap and wedding gown that everyone freaked out over was actually "very special"

Kylie Jenner "didn't care" what people thought of her Met Gala outfit.

The 24-year-old beauty mogul only attended the annual fashion fundraiser in New York at the weekend because she wanted to honour late fashion designer friend, Virgil Abloh.

The 'Kardashians' star wore a bridal-esque white gown by Virgil's Off-White label, but drew attention by pairing it with a backwards baseball hat and veil, and many didn't feel that it fitted the gala's theme of 'Gilded Glamour'.

In a behind-the-scenes clip on her YouTube channel, Kylie said: "I wanted to do something big this year."

"Every year I've worn some type of tight mermaid dress, so this year I wanted to just wear something big, do something different."

She continued: "The only reason I came to the Met this year, to be honest, I decided really last minute I wasn't gonna go. I was like 'Unless I can go and honour Virgil' and [his wife] Shannon would want me to go and I would wear Off-White, then that's the only reason I would go today. To honour him.

"I feel like I was supposed to go with Off-White because Virgil and I talked about this for the last two years. I was supposed to go with him in 2020 so it feels right that my Met come back I'm going with Off-White for sure."

The Kylie Cosmetics founder says the outfit meant so much to her that it took away the "pressure" of what others thought of it.

She said: "It also puts off the pressure of what people think about my look because I love it so much.

Kylie struggled to hold back the tears while getting ready for the bash.

She added: "I've already cried a few times. I actually can't talk about it until the day is over because I'm gonna cry about it."

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