Out with the new, in with the old – at least, that seems to be the newfound mantra among A-listers at this year’s award ceremonies.While the rich and famous attendees can of course afford luxury designer clothing (or, more likely, will be gifted it by the designers themselves), a number of celebrities at the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs and last night’s Oscars chose to recycle outfits they had worn in the past.This includes the Duchess of Cambridge, who turned up at the BAFTAs last month in a Sarah Burton gown with newly-nipped in sleeves, giving us all a sartorial lesson in how an old favourite can be reworked to create a whole new aesthetic.Read more: Oscars best dressed from Scarlett Johansson and Margot RobbieThen there’s Joaquin Phoenix, who has pledged to wear the same custom-made Stella McCartney suit through all of this year’s awards season.The newfound fervour for wearing recycled outfits follows a call from the BAFTAs organisers on the official Instagram account for its attendees to wear something with “eco” credentials for the event – and some, if not many obliged, including Saoirse Ronan who wore a dress from recycled satin.Read more: Jane Fonda praised for embracing grey hair at OscarsAlthough the BAFTAs organisers’ request received an underwhelming response during the BAFTAs, a number of figures including Jane Fonda and Elizabeth Banks have picked it up since.Troian Bellisario took it one step further, donning her wedding skirt for the ceremony.
Following the star-studded Oscars ceremony, which saw Parasite make history to become the first foreign language film to take home the accolade, stars switched out of their couture gowns into something a little more slinky.Kim Kardashian, Emily Ratajkowski and Scarlett Johansson led the best dressed at the Vanity Fair Oscars party in a trio of contrasting looks.Kardashian, 39, star wore an intricate yellow gown from Alexander McQueen’s 2003 collection.Johansson, 35, switched into her second Oscar de la Renta dress of the evening: a Grecian-inspired champagne design, which featured dazzling bustier detail.Meanwhile, Ratajkowski, 28, showed off her abs in a minimal crop top and matching white skirt.She wasn’t the only one wearing a barely there ensemble. Hailey Bieber wore a sheer black gown with a high-leg slit by Versace, while pregnant Ciara rocked a diamante-adorned mesh dress by Ralph & Russo.Other stylish arrivals included Kylie Jenner, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Jessica Alba, Florence Pugh, Paris Jackson, Diane Kruger and Tracee-Ellie Ross.
The small screen star's latest ensemble was created by Pippa Middleton's wedding dress designer.
The couture accessory was emblazoned with the names of female directors who missed out this year.
Awards season has seen the silver screen’s buzziest names flex their fashion know-how at a string of red carpet events - all in the name of the most-anticipated ceremony in the calendar, the 2020 Oscars.Tonight, the Hollywood set has descended upon Los Angeles for the 92nd Academy Awards in their finest garb with the opportunity to showcase their sartorial prowess on a global platform.Scarlett Johansson made sure to continue her fashion winning streak in Oscar de la Renta while ‘Marriage Story’ co-star, Adam Driver, stuck to his guns in a dapper tuxedo. Continuing the strive for sustainability this season, twice-nominated Margot Robbie plucked a vintage number from Chanel’s spring/summer 1994 collection.Timothée Chalamet followed suit in a Prada ensemble accessorised with a Cartier Tradition brooch dating back to 1955.The Brits sure brought their headline-worthy style across the pond too with the nation's sweetheart, Olivia Colman, reigning the red carpet in homegrown talent Stella McCartney.Meanwhile, star-in-the-making Florence Pugh is shaking up the industry one outfit at a time, as she stole our hearts (once more) in bespoke Louis Vuitton. From Laura Dern in Armani Privé to Billy Porter’s incredible Giles Deacon ensemble, see who wore what on the Oscars 2020 red carpet.