10+ Celebrities Who Took Vintage Fashion to New Heights
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
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
Paris Fashion Week, 2021
The runway show, 1997
Kate Hudson in Versace
Vanity Fair party, 2012. The actress is wearing a vintage dress from the Italian brand.
Bella Hadid in Jean Paul Gaultier
Paris Fashion Week, 2018
The runway show, 2006
Jennifer Aniston in Dior
Screen Actors Guild Awards, 2020. The actress is wearing a Dior dress from 1999.
Nicole Kidman in Chanel
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
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
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
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
The runway show, 1999
Gwyneth Paltrow in Valentino
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.