Jane Fonda boldly claimed in 2010 that she would NEVER buy another item of clothing, as long as she lives!

Tough words to put into practise, given her A-list celebrity status, but come Oscar night last Sunday, Jane proved that she was not playing around and showcased a gown she last wore six years ago at the Cannes Film Festival.

Elizabeth Banks did the same and rocked a frock she wore 16 years previously.

Jane, Elizabeth and even Duchess Kate (the queen of repeats!) are not the only stars who’ve proudly reworn their red-carpet looks.

Sustainable fashion, as well as ‘upcyling’ past looks, is gaining more momentum in Hollywood, catwalks and around the world as more and more celebs want to be a part of the eco-friendly movement

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Waste not, want not! These stars look twice as nice in their recycled red-carpet looks…


Cate Blanchett

Cate should win an award for making her repeats look this good. Who needs new clothes?


71st annual Cannes Film Festival, Featuring: Cate Blanchett; Cannes, France, 8 May 2018. magazinefeatures.co.za


Cate Blanchett at the 2014 Golden Globes at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.


Michelle Obama

Another reason we love her so much is that Michelle can wear anything and look like a shiny new penny – even in clothes she’s worn a good few times before!

See how she updated this coat with different accessories and shoes? Take notes, ladies!

Tiffany Haddish


If you’ve ever splurged on a fancy, expensive outfit, you’ll want to get your money’s worth by wearing it on more than one occasion – weddings, birthdays, heck, even at a Sunday church service!

Tiffany understands this well and wears this white Alexander McQueen dress any chance she gets!