9 Famous People Who Deserve to Be Named Recycling Royalty

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In a world where fashion is often viewed as disposable, there are some celebrities who are setting an example by wearing their favorite outfits multiple times. They don’t care about public opinion and make their favorite clothes work for them instead of letting them collect dust in the closet.

We gathered 9 celebrities who gave their favorite outfits a new life and looked amazing at big red-carpet events.

1. Kate Middleton

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At the BAFTA Awards in 2023, the Princess of Wales wore a recycled gown she wore to the same ceremony in 2019.

2. Eva Mendes

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The actress wore the same dress for 2 events in 2010 as part of the 5th Rome International Film Festival. She chose the long fringed gown for both a cocktail party for Last Night and the premiere of Little White Lies.

3. Cate Blanchett


Cate Blanchett showcased her exceptional taste by re-wearing a sparkling bodice with trousers instead of a skirt. She first appeared in it at the 2016 BAFTAs and repeated her look with variations at the 2020 Venice Fim Festival.

4. Kate Moss

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Kate Moss is known for attending outings in the same little black dress. The supermodel first wore it to the Cannes Film Festival in 1998, where she appeared with Johnny Depp. The second time, in 2004, she wore the outfit with different accessories and a new hairdo at the Coty 100th Anniversary celebration.

5. Jane Fonda

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The film and fitness icon chose this long, wine-colored dress for a couple of important events. She wore it at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014 and then rocked it again on the red carpet at the Oscars in 2020.

6. Helena Bonham Carter


Helena Bonham Carter, famous for her unconventional taste, was repeatedly seen wearing the same deep red dress for various events. Each time, the actress managed to create a different-looking outfit by adding various accessories.

7. Elizabeth Banks

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The Hunger Games star proved 16 years is nothing when it comes to real beauty and a sophisticated sense of style. In 2020, at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, the actress gave us another look in the dazzling red dress she once wore to the 2004 Academy Awards.

8. Shania Twain

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The singer took to the red carpet at the 2022 People’s Choice Awards wearing a custom outfit inspired by her look from the 1998 music video for “That Don’t Impress Me Much.”

9. Elizabeth Hurley

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Elizabeth Hurley seems to be aging in reverse. She looks equally stunning in the same long pink dress she has worn to different charity red-carpet events in 2003 and 2009.

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