When you’re a Hollywood celebrity that frequents the red carpet, having fashion designers queing up to dress you in their lastest designs is just one of the many perks of the job.
Over the years actress Reese Witherspoon has hit the red carpet in an array of fabulous frocks and has been dressed by everyone from Chanel to Valentino. However according to a recent tweet by Witherspoon there’s one particular dress that she can’t get out of her mind: her 2006 Academy Awards dress.
The beautiful embellished Christian Dior gown which Witherspoon wore when she scooped the Academy Award for best actress inĀ Walk the LineĀ was purchased from a vintage store in Paris according to the tweet,
After a Twitter user asked Witherspoon ‘what’s an outfit you think about a lot?,’ Reese shared a snap of herself gracing herself in the 2006 Oscars red carpet in the breathtaking gown.
I have fallen in love with so many costumes over the years and I keep one from every movie. But one special dress stands out!
— Reese Witherspoon (@ReeseW) August 6, 2020
“I have fallen in love with so many costumes over the years and I keep one from every movie,” she wrote. “But one special dress stands out! My Oscar dress in 2006: it was a 1957 Christian Dior bought at a vintage store in Paris. So dreamy! Sparkles”
It’s not the first time that Witherspoon has spoken about her love of fashion. Last year when Witherspoon was a guest onĀ The Graham Norton Show she revealled that she kept all of the clothes she wore while playing Elle Woods inĀ Legally Blonde inclyding 77 pairs of Jimmy Choo shoes.
According to Witherspoon, keeping the wardrobe was part of her contract.
āI kept the whole wardrobe including 77 pairs of Jimmy Choo shoes. I had it written in my contract! I didnāt touch them until the 15th anniversary and then had a lot of fun trying them on with my daughter. Some fit and some didnāt, but it was really cool,ā she said on the show.