But tonight, the reality star really pulled out the stops, putting in an exceptionally elegant turn at her New York welcoming party.
The 30-year-old looked breathtaking in a beige form-fitting Victoria Beckham dress as she posed on the red carpet with husband Kris Humphries.
Sophisticated: Kim Kardashian and husband Kris Humphries make a stylish arrival to their New York welcoming party, held at the historic Capitale ballroom in the city's Lower East Side
Head-turner: Kim whispers sweet nothings into Kris's ear as she shows off her fabulous figure in a form-fitting Victoria Beckham gownNewlywed Kim was the epitome of sophistication in the floor-length ensemble, which was embellished with a draped section above the waist.
With her dark hair swept over her right shoulder, she truly oozed some good old classic glamour.
The TV personality exhibited perfect poise, ensuring she stood with her legs crossed while being photographed - which makes for a more flattering, slimming picture.
Killer curves: Kim exhibited perfect pose in the gown, crossing her legs as she posed to make for a more slimming and flattering photograph. Seen, right, a model wearing three dress from VB's AW10 Collection
High class: Kim poses with sister Kourtney and close friend La La Vasquez on the black and white carpet
The party was held at the historic Capitale in New York's Lower East Side and was dubbed A Night of Style & Glamour to welcome the newlyweds to the Big Apple, where they are currently filming spin-off reality show Kourtney & Kim Take New York.
Around 500 guests were due to attend, and included Kim's close friend La La Vasquez.
Party time! After the party Kim and Kris stopped by Southern Hospitality to watch Justin Timberlake do a surprise concert
Affectionate: Basketballer Kris lifted his diminutive wife up so she could see
'Oh my gosh, is that Kim Kardashian?' Timberlake performed a surprise gig
Its interior features tall Corinthian columns and a stunningly decorated coved ceiling complete with glass skylight, making it one of New York's most exquisite ballrooms.
The Grand Ballroom itself can accommodate 700 guests for a seated dinner and more than double that for a strolling reception.
Lovely ladies: Kourtney looked sexy in a straples LBD while La La opted for a black and white trouser suit
Welcome: The couple pose next to a cake, emblazoned with 'Welcome to NYC Kim & Kris'
Adding some sparkle: Kris helps to light the huge cake as he gets into the party spirit
Later in the night Kim and Kris headed over to Souther Hospitality, where they caught a surprise performance by Justin Timberlake.
Kim and NBA star Kris are starting their married life in New York while they film for the E! reality show and have sett up camp in the presidential penthouse at the Gansevoort Hotel on Park Avenue.
During tonight's party, the couple were presented with a giant cake reading: 'Welcome to NYC Kim & Kris.'