10 Famous Beauties Who Revived Haute Couture Outfits From the Past
Recently, we’ve been seeing more and more vintage outfits at red carpet events. It seems that celebrities are choosing to show off clothes from past designer collections or even archival pieces. According to a fashion expert, the vintage trend is gaining momentum because vintage allows celebrities to be glamorous and celebrate beautiful designs from the past.
At CHEERY, we studied the photo reports of red carpet events of the last decade, as well as fashion archives, to find vintage outfits worn by famous modern beauties. In the bonus section, we’ll show you how Zendaya revived an outfit from Todd Oldham’s archive.
Lily-Rose Depp wearing a Chanel dress from the 1992 collection
When choosing an outfit for the Met Gala 2019, Lily-Rose Depp opted for Chanel. The actress appeared in a 1992 handmade dress, embellished with gold chains and flower-shaped brooches. According to the makeup artist of the actress, the outfit was supposed to evoke the glamorous fashion of the 1990s.
Dua Lipa wearing a Versace dress from the 1992 collection
Dua Lipa walked the red carpet at the 2022 Grammy Awards in an iconic Versace bondage dress from 1992 fall collection, and completed the look with a chain necklace. Celebrity stylist Lorenzo Posocco also dyed her hair blonde to channel her inner Donatella Versace.
Lady Gaga wearing a 1997 Jean Paul Gaultier suit
Lady Gaga is a big fan of vintage outfits. She attracts attention from the public even when walking out of a hotel. While preparing for her New York City show in 2021, the singer often teased the public with her extravagant looks. Once she honored Jean Paul Gaultier by wearing a 1997 pinstripe suit by this designer.
Cardi B wearing a Thierry Mugler dress from the 1995 collection
Cardi B is a devoted fan of the world famous designer Thierry Mugler. On her Instagram, the singer even expressed her admiration for him: “Truly one of my favorite creative minds in the world!”
It’s no surprise that she became a VIP at the opening of the exhibition Thierry Mugler: Couturissime in Paris in 2021. Cardi B appeared in this designer’s stunning dress, which top model Eva Herzigová walked on the runway in 1995.
Kaia Gerber wearing a dress inspired by Bianca Jagger’s 1981 Met Gala look by Dior
Kaia Gerber made her Met Gala debut in 2021. The model appeared in front of the cameras wearing a black laconic dress featuring floral details around the neckline. The designer of the dress tried to recreate the look Bianca Jagger wore to the 1981 Met Gala. Bianca Jagger first tried on this dress at the Dior show in 1977.
Rita Moreno re-wearing the dress in which she appeared in public in 1962
At the 2018 Oscars, actress Rita Moreno appeared on the red carpet wearing the same dress she wore when she won an Oscar in 1962. The dress was slightly changed in the silhouette and neckline, which became strapless. The collar necklace and large earrings made the outfit modern and powerful.
Karol G wearing a red dress inspired by Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman at the 2022 Billboard Women in Music Awards
The Colombian reggaeton singer appeared at the 2022 Billboard Women in Music Awards wearing a red off-the-shoulder dress with a low neckline. The look was complemented by a diamond necklace paired with earrings and opera white gloves. Julia Roberts looked exactly the same on the day when she went out with Richard Gere in the movie Pretty Woman (1990).
Elle Fanning wearing a 1987 vintage Givenchy gown
Elle Fanning chose to wear a vintage Givenchy dress from the 1987 spring collection at the premiere of her new movie The Girl from Plainville. As it turned out, the dress was 11 years older than the actress.
Kim Kardashian wearing Cher’s iconic outfit by Bob Mackie from 1973
Attending the Casamigos’ annual Halloween party, Kardashian sported an exact replica of Cher’s outfit from the 1973 Academy Awards. The socialite’s outfit was so much like Cher’s that the singer commented on Kim’s makeover: “I woke to see you are me. You look beautiful little Armenian sister.”
Bonus: Zendaya wearing an outfit inspired by the Todd Oldham 1994 collection
Zendaya has long proved to be a big fan of vintage looks. She often appears at public events wearing designer vintage pieces, and the 2022 Oscars was no exception. Her outfit consisting of a cropped satin shirt and sequined skirt was inspired by the Todd Oldham collection, which was shown to the public in 1994.
What do you think about this vintage trend in show business? What outfit from the past would you want to wear yourself?