Kardashian, her blonde hair in a tight bun, walked gingerly in the close-fitting dress as boyfriend and comedian Pete Davidson held her hand on the red carpet. Davidson chose a black suit and sunglasses.
This is not the first time the event has had a change of plans in its 72-year history.
She held a glass of red wine, which she sipped on with a straw.
This year saw not just one but four Indian celebrities at Met Gala.
Nick, 26, and Priyanka, 36, attended their first Met Gala here as a married couple on Monday night.
Deepika stepped out in an exaggerated version of Barbie.