5 times celebrities have recycled their red carpet looks

2020-02-10 14:53
Jane Fonda

In this day and age it seems ridiculous to wear an item of clothing only once – especially if that outfit is a one-of-a-kind red carpet garment.

Fabulously dressed celebs have called it a fashion faux pas to recycle red carpet gowns, but many have done so on several occasions.

We take a look at the gorgeous gowns celebs have taken for a second outing on the red carpet.

1. Elizabeth Banks

At this year’s Oscars the actress and director wore the red strappy Badgley Mischka gown in which she previously worn when she attended the Vanity Fair Oscars Party in 2004.

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2. Jane Fonda

The 82-year-old star made a pointed statement about climate change at this year’s Oscars, wearing a crisp, crimson-beaded Elie Saab gown she previously wore to Cannes in 2014, reports People.

3. Cate Blanchett

No stranger to the red carpet, Cate discussed the importance of wardrobe recycling in a 2018 interview with The Hollywood Reporter, saying, "Particularly in today's climate, it seems willful and ridiculous that such garments aren’t cherished and re-worn."

4. Kate Middleton

She also recently recycled a dress for the Baftas.

5. Michelle Obama

The former first lady of the United States has helped paved the way for eco-friendly fashion and shown there’s absolutely nothing wrong with repeating an outfit, reports Harper’s Bazaar.

Barack and Michelle Obama

(Source: People, The Hollywood Reporter, Harper’s Bazaar)

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