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Typically, the outfits that celebrities wear on red carpet are borrowed or donated by the designers who created them. However, for celebrities who don’t fit a narrow idea of a designer’s beauty standards or who are considered “famous enough”, it can be difficult to find a designer to dress them up. So they get creative and get their own sets.
Here are 14 times celebrities have bought their own red carpet outfits:
Rachel Bloom bought her own Gucci dress for the 2017 Emmy Awards because she was “in the place where [she] can afford it ”, and she planned to sell it to Real Real afterwards.
Tiffany Haddish spent $ 4,000 on an Alexander McQueen dress for the Girls trip first, and she repeated it several times “to get [her] the money is worth it. “
When Megan Mullally hosted the 2019 SAG Awards, she couldn’t find a designer to dress her up, so she ordered her own Alexander McQueen dress online.
Hayden Panettiere was determined to wear Tom Ford to the 2014 Golden Globes, so when he refused to lend her a dress because he only wanted to dress one woman for the event, she decided to buy his.
Edie Falco walked into Jeffrey on West 14th Street, spoke to her personal shopper, and purchased her own Lanvin dress for the 2014 Golden Globes.
When Gabourey Sidibe was getting ready for her first big red carpet event, no designer offered to dress her as they decided she was “too fat”, so she bought her own affordable black dress at Torrid.
Melissa McCarthy designed her own dress for the 2016 Golden Globes in collaboration with artistic director Judy Swartz and haircut specialist Daniela Kurrle.
A lot of Destiny’s Child outfits were created by Beyoncé’s mom because the high-end labels “didn’t really want to dress four black, country, and chubby girls.”
For the 2012 Golden Globes, Madonna chose a ready-made Reem Acra dress.
Bryce Dallas Howard likes “having a lot of options for a size 6 as opposed to maybe an option,” so she went to Neiman Marcus and bought a Jenny Packham dress she loved for the 2016 Golden Globes.
Ahead of the 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, she shopped online and picked out a Pierre Balmain dress from Forward by Elyse Walker, which retailed for $ 1,300.
And for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, Bryce wore a dress she bought from Topshop for $ 240.
When Jane Fonda won an Oscar in 1972, she wore a pantsuit by Yves Saint Laurent.
And finally, at the 2020 Oscars, she wore an Elie Saab dress that she previously wore at Cannes in 2014 and a coat she bought on sale in 2019, which she said would be the “last garment”. [she] will never buy. “
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