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Kim Kardashian Finally Makes the A-List

May 7, 2013

Stephanie Smith and Jeane MacIntosh

Kim Kardashian (file photo)
Kim Kardashian (file photo)

Kim Kardashian finally made the cut.

The reality star scored a coveted ticket to Anna Wintour's Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art last night, a year after being dissed by the Vogue editrix.

Scandal-scarred Tiger Woods and skier gal pal Lindsay Vonn also made the list of celebrities, designers and socialites walking the red carpet for the $25,000-a-head "Fashion Oscars."

The pregnant Kardashian - whom sources said was shut out in 2012 after Wintour decreed she "didn't fit the bill" - apparently made a better impression at a Sunday dinner with beau Kanye West at Wintour's Manhattan apartment.

Kardashian tweeted a pic of herself in a Prada dress on the "date night."

Asked on her way in if Kardashian and West would show, Wintour gushed, "Of course! We're excited!"

West had been rumored to be this year's musical entertainment. Beyonc was the honorary chairwoman.

In the hours before to the bash, Nicki Minaj, a guest of Tommy Hilfiger, tweeted a pic of a $37,000 Rolex the designer sent her, saying, "Oh, gee, thx Tommy."

Vanessa Redgrave came with daughter Joely Richardson and granddaughter Daisy, all wearing rings that belonged to her late daughter, Natasha Richardson.

"Natasha loved coming to the Met," Redgrave said.

Other guests included Jennifer Lawrence, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Jessica Parker, Julianne Moore and Jessica Alba.

Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton, who last year was roasted for her liquid-gold dress, went back for seconds last night, sitting with style icon Diane von Furstenberg.

Korean pop sensation Psy, of "Gangnam Style" fame, also rated an invite, courtesy of gala sponsor Samsung.

Originally published by Stephanie Smith and Jeane MacIntosh.

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