10+ Celebrities Who Took Vintage Fashion to New Heights

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Celebrities are known for sporting designer ensembles when making public appearances, usually from the latest fashion collections. However, now and then, they surprise us by wearing vintage outfits that are 20 or even 30 years old. At the MET Gala 2023, stars like Dua Lipa, Naomi Campbell, and Nicole Kidman took a sustainable approach by reusing dresses from past events that looked stunning.

Kirsten Dunst in Christian Dior

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Oscar ceremony, 2017. The actress is wearing a Christian Dior dress from 1952.

Dua Lipa in Chanel

While there was never any doubt that Dua Lipa would positively stun at this year’s Karl Lagerfeld-themed Met Gala, the singer just blew our already-high expectations out of the water by arriving on the red carpet in a vintage 1992 Chanel ivory gown initially worn by the iconic ’90s supermodel Claudia Schiffer

Irina Shayk in Thierry Mugler

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Paris Fashion Week, 2021

The runway show, 1997

Kate Hudson in Versace

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Vanity Fair party, 2012. The actress is wearing a vintage dress from the Italian brand.

Bella Hadid in Jean Paul Gaultier

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Paris Fashion Week, 2018

The runway show, 2006

Jennifer Aniston in Dior

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Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2020. The actress is wearing a Dior dress from 1999.

Nicole Kidman in Chanel

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Nicole Kidman nailed the “in honor of Karl” dress code at the 2023 Met Gala. She arrived on the red carpet wearing a stunning Chanel Haute Couture gown from 2004, the Karl Lagerfeld era. The dress may look familiar to some, as Kidman wore it in a famous Chanel No. 5 commercial. Kidman’s fashion choice paid homage to the late designer and added a touch of nostalgia to the event.

Cardi B in Thierry Mugler

Paris Fashion Week, 2021

The runway show, 1995

Kate Moss in Christian Dior

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At the Golden Age of Couture Gala at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 2007. Moss is wearing a vintage dress from Dior.

Olivia Rodrigo in Versace


MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, 2021

The runway show, 2001

Margot Robbie in Chanel

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Robbie donned a stunning one-shoulder Chanel gown at the Met Gala 2023, featuring a sweetheart neckline and a sheer corset. The A-line dress was a nod to the iconic Cindy Crawford’s Chanel gown from the Spring/Summer 1993 haute couture show. Robbie’s hair was styled into Old Hollywood waves and a deep side part to complete the look, reminiscent of Crawford’s hairdo from the ’90s.

Bella Hadid in Roberto Cavalli

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The Cannes Film Festival, 2019. Bella is wearing a dress that had been waiting in the wings for 14 years.

Kim Kardashian in Thierry Mugler

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The runway show, 1999

Gwyneth Paltrow in Valentino

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Emmy Awards ceremony, 2019. The actress is wearing a dress from 1963.

Whenever celebrities step onto the red carpet, they always amaze us with their attire, especially when they opt for vintage outfits from iconic fashion collections that have made history.


There's some very stunning dresses in this list. I think I love all of them. Especially with them being vintage.

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