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Back to the Future

When I was strolling through vintage shops online, getting utterly amused by jewellery and embellishments more than ever, I found myself comparing vintage gowns to the ones recently worn at red carpet events, which made me search more and more – then I just got sunk into it.

Here are the first 30 splendid vintage gowns that resemble, or maybe even inspired, the most remarkable or recent red carpet looks. And they are all on SALE!

(To see the second part of Back to the Future posts click here!)

1) Diane Kruger in Jason Wu at Cannes – Arnold Scaasi Bright Pink Satin Gown with Black Velvet Trim ($675.00)

2) Elizabeth Olsen in Christian Dior at Vanity Fair Oscar Party – Edwardian Sequin & Silk Couture Dress ($1,800.00)

3) Emma Stone in Giambattista Valli at Academy Awards – 80’s YSL Halterneck Maxi Dress ($ 1,498.00)

4) Lily Collins in Monique Lhuillier at Vanity Fair Oscar Party – 30’s Blue Lace Gown ($500.00)

5) Marion Cotillard in Dior at MET Gala – 60’s Lois Hunt Beaded Evening Gown ($450.00)

6) Shailene Woodley in Proenza Schouler at Vanity Fair Oscar Party – 60’s Lilli Pilitzer Pocket Detail Dress ($175.00)

7) Viola Davis in Vera Wang at Academy Awards – 50’s Emerald Green Taffeta Strapless Gown ($325.00)

8) Scarlett Johansson in Dolce&Gabbana at Academy Awards – 30’s Burgundy Lace Gown($249.00)

9) Anna Faris in Diane Von Furstenberg at Academy Awards – 70’s Saks Fully Sequinned Maxi Dress ($675.00)

10) Michelle Williams in Louis Vuitton at Academy Awards – 50’s Raspberry Red Scallop Tiered Lace Couture Gown ($325.00)

11) Kate Moss in Vintage Christian Dior at MET Gala – 30’s Ivory Satin Bias Cut Wedding Gown ($950.00)

12) Jessica Chastain in Alexander McQueen at Academy Awards – 50’s Metallic Black Gold Art Deco Printed Silk Brocade Gown ($300.00)

13) Rose Byrne in Vivienne Westwood at Academy Awards – 70’s Black Sequin Covered One Shoulder Evening Gown ($67.99)

14) Emma Stone in Alexander McQueen at SAG Awards – 50’s Strapless Cocktail Dress ($148.00)

15) Dita Von Teese in Marchesa at MET Gala – 50’s Black and White Lace and Tulle Gown ($350.00)

16) Angelina Jolie in Atelier Versace at Academy Awards – Black Velvet Off the Shoulder Evening Gown ($120.00)

17) Diane Kruger in Jason Wu at MET Gala – 70’s Elis Porter Black & Cream Lace and Chiffon Gown ($325.00)

18) Sarah Hyland in Christian Siriano at Emmys – 60’s Couture Beaded Coral Silk Grecian Gown ($440.00)

19) Florence Welch in Givenchy Couture at Grammy Awards – 80’s White and Gold Beaded Sheer Panel Silk Gown ($89.99)

20) Jennifer Love Hewitt in Paule Ka at Art of Elysium Heaven Gala – 80’s Avant Garde Tuxedo Tail Big Bow Mini Cocktail Dress ($215.00)

21) Marion Cotillard in Jean Paul Gaultier at Academy Awards – 70’s White Sculptured Heavily Ruched Silk Strapless Gown ($590.00)

22) Jennifer Lawrence in Calvin Klein at Academy Awards – Krizia Red Evening Gown ($125.00)

23) Dianna Agron in Carolina Herrera at SAG Awards – Ungaro Raspberry Crimp Pleated Silk Evening Gown ($399.99)

24) Penelope Cruz in Armani Privé at Pirates of the Caribbean Madrid Premiere – 70’s Black Beaded Lace Dress ($175.00)

25) Nina Dobrev in J Mendel at Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party – 80’s Off Shoulder Chiffon Tadashi Dress ($109.00)

26) Amanda Peet in Marc Jacobs at Golden Globes – 30’s Lace Cream Tiered Wedding Gown ($400.00)

27) Penelope Cruz in Armani Privé at Academy Awards – 50’s Lavender Tulle Evening Gown ($198.00)

28) Teresa Palmer in Calvin Klein at Vanity Fair Oscar Party – White and Gold Grecian Gown ($56.00)

29) Rooney Mara in Nina Ricci at Golden Globes – 40’s Jersey Nettie Rosenstein Black Gown ($1,400.00)

30) Emma Stone in Chanel at Vanity Fair Oscar Party – 30’s Black Sequin Net Evening Gown ($499.00)

7 Comments

  1. I love seeing the vintage comparisons and potential inspiration between each set! Thank you for including my 30s lace gown among all these wonderful gowns!

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