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Kim Kardashian Revives Her Bodycon Dress Era in Alaia With Kris Jenner in Sheer Nina Ricci Look at Breakthrough Prize 2024 Awards

Kim Kardashian and her mother Kris Jenner adhered to a mother-daughter complementary black and whitte theme for their appearance on the red carpet for the Breakthrough Prize Honors Ceremony, which took place on Saturday at the Academy Museum in Los Angeles.

Kardashian opted for a custom-made Alaïa gown. The white halter-neck leather gown featured a center leg slit at the back and additional cutouts at the chest and sides, constructed from crocodile-embossed leather. The ensemble was completed with platform heels featuring white and clear elements, while jewelry was notably absent to keep focus on the dress itself.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 13: Kim Kardashian attends the 10th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on April 13, 2024 in Los Angeles, California, in Custom Alalia white halter gown with cutout details.

Kardashian often selects all-black outfits for her public appearances, highlighting her preference for this classic style. In June 2023, she appeared in a sleek black bodysuit on the cover of “Time” magazine’s Most Influential Companies issue. At the 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards, she chose a black leather dress from Chrome Hearts. She was also seen wearing a black leather dress by Alaïa at the This Is About Humanity Gala in Los Angeles in August 2023.

Jenner’s outfit was comprised of a custom Nina Ricci black blazer paired with a semi-transparent black gown. The outfit included a sheer mock neck top revealing a black bralette, integrated with a pencil skirt that incorporated a satin cummerbund detail. The tailored blazer had a pleated peplum detail and decorative cuffs. The look was finalized with diamond-adorned black square earrings.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 13: Kris Jenner attends the 10th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on April 13, 2024 in Los Angeles, Calif., wearing a custom sheer black Nina Ricci gown.

Other celebrities have also embraced the black and white trend as of late, showcasing the enduring appeal of these contrasting hues. At the Fact Music Awards in 2023, members of the pop group NewJeans were seen in an array of black and white ensembles, highlighting the versatility of the color scheme across different fabric textures and garment styles. Similarly, during the People’s Choice Awards in 2024, several celebrities opting for outfits that played into the black and white aesthetic. The 2024 Oscars further evidenced the trend, with numerous attendees selected black and white dresses, reinforcing the trend’s presence in high-profile fashion choices.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 13: Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian attend the 10th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on April 13, 2024 in Los Angeles, Calif. in custom Nina Ricci and Alaïa gowns, respectively.
Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian attend the 10th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on April 13, 2024 in Los Angeles.

The Breakthrough Prize Honors ceremony, self-described as the “Oscars of Science,” is an annual event that celebrates significant achievements in the fundamental sciences. Hosted at the Academy Museum in Los Angeles, the ceremony brings together illustrious names from both the entertainment industry and the scientific community. The 2024 edition saw celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Jessica Chastain, Bradley Cooper and Rob Lowe among the attendees, all gathered to recognize and honor the contributions of the world’s leading scientists.

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With each laureate awarded $3 million, the ceremony highlights the critical role of scientific and mathematical progress. In Mathematics, Simon Brendle was honored; John Cardy and Alexander Zamolodchikov in Fundamental Physics; Michael Johnson, Alexandru Lupsasca, Mikhail Ivanov, Oliver Philcox, Marko Simonović, Laura M. Pérez, Paola Pinilla, Nienke van der Marel, and Til Birnstiel received the New Horizons in Physics Prize; and in Life Sciences, awards were bestowed upon Carl H. June, Michael Sadelain, Sabine Hadida, Paul Negulescu, and Fredrick Van Goor for their remarkable achievements and advancements in their respective fields.

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