21 celebrities who recreated iconic outfits on the red carpet
Everyone wants to dress like Cher!
The celebrities and stylists who collaborate to bring their red carpet visions to life draw inspiration from all sorts of different places. A popular source of inspiration is the iconic red carpet and movie looks from the past.
Here are 21 celebrities who paid tribute to other celebrities on the red carpet:
For the 2014 VMAs, Katy Perry and Riff Raff wore Versace recreations of Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s famous matching all-denim ensembles.
Spears and Timberlake, of course, wore the outfit to the 2001 AMAs.
It was similar to the Preen one Winehouse wore to the 2007 BRIT Awards.
Lipa’s butterfly bodysuit mimicked the outfit Cher wore to the 1974 Grammy Awards.
South Park co-creator Trey Parker wore her own version of Jennifer Lopez’s iconic green Versace gown to the 2000 Oscars.
Lopez debuted her most memorable look at the 2000 Grammy Awards.
That same night, fellow co-creator Matt Stone wore a version of one of Gwyneth Paltrow’s looks.
He chose his Ralph Lauren dress from the 1999 Oscars.
Stone told the Hollywood journalist“It takes a lot of energy to be so rebellious. It took so much energy to get these dresses made…”
For the 2021 Met Gala – which was a HUGE night to recreate iconic looks from the past – model Kaia Gerber wore an Oscar de la Renta version of Bianca Jagger’s previous Met Gala dress.
Jagger wore her Dior dress to the Met Gala in 1981.
Halle Bailey attended the same event in a Rodarte bodysuit inspired by Tina Turner’s on-stage style.
Turner often wears sparkly jumpsuits to perform.
Halle Bailey’s sister Chloe Bailey wore a Rodarte dress that evoked Marilyn Monroe’s most iconic look.
Monroe’s famous look comes from The Seven Year Itch.
Elliot Page has recreated Oscar Wilde’s most famous photo by pinning a green flower to the lapel of his Balenciaga suit.
The writer wore a carnation on his lapel in this famous portrait.
Wong was Hollywood’s first Chinese-American movie star.
Specifically, the designer was inspired by the dress Monroe wore at the 1951 Oscars.
The designer was also inspired by the style of Grace Kelly and Holiday Barbie dresses.
Dressed in Balenciaga, Tracee Ellis Ross paid tribute to her mother Diana Ross.
She was inspired by the outfits her mother wore in the film Mahogany.
The Givenchy creation which Kendall Jenner worn was inspired by the dress Audrey Hepburn wore in my lovely lady.
Hepburn was designed by Cecil Barton.
Baker was the first black woman to star in a major motion picture.
Lamarr wore her famous starry dress in Ziegfeld Girl.
It was reminiscent of Cher’s signature “naked” dresses, which are primarily designed by Bob Mackie.
At the 2021 VMAs, Madison Beer wore the same Dolce & Gabbana gown that Beyoncé wore.
Beyoncé wore the dress during an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2003.
At the 2016 Grammys, Zendaya – aka the queen of recreating iconic looks from the past – found inspiration in David Bowie.
Specifically, she impersonated her Thin White Duke character.
Baker became a big star after moving from the United States to France in the 1920s.
It was inspired by the Bob Mackie jumpsuit Cher wore to the 1973 Oscars.
And finally, at the 2021 BET Awards, Zendaya wore the same Versace dress Beyoncé performed in at the 2003 BET Awards.
Tina Knowles LawsonBeyoncé’s mother, shortened the quirky dress for her daughter’s first solo performance at the BET Awards.