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.
Article updated January 2020.There’s nothing quite like a glam, red carpet event to satisfy our fashion cravings – and give us a wealth of sartorial inspiration.Sunday 5 January marks the 77th Golden Globe Awards and is bound to set to play host to this season’s top actors and actresses, in addition to this season’s top fashion designs.But, first, look back on what Hollywood’s biggest names have worn in years gone by. From the ab-revealing Dior number Jennifer Lawrence worked in 2016 to the talked about dress-over-trousers that Emma Watson debuted two years previously, we give you the biggest style wins of the Golden Globe Awards.Not every design a celebrity wears is a resounding success, so naturally there are a number of outfits that haven’t been received well at the exclusive LA awards show.Remember the inky, strapless Monique Lhuillier gown Sarah Michelle Gellar did her best to make work? How about the bizarre, hip-baring Versace dress Halle Berry had to content with?Even red carpet queen Beyonce had a fashion faux pas in a strapless, floral number once upon a time.