Even if they can have their pick of the latest collections, some celebrities decide they want more than just trendy clothes and opt for vintage pieces, from gowns to accessories. While most looks with vintage items are put together by stylists, some celebrities know how to find their own treasures in vintage boutiques.
Check out a few celebrities who love vintage clothing and learn more about the way they fuse the old and new in their looks. While some made a splash on the red carpet in vintage creations, others also wear vintage in their day to day lives, and even shop in thrift stores.
Before she launched her House of Harlow 1960 jewelry line, that later expanded to also include shoes and apparel, Nicole Richie was already making best dressed lists thanks to her vintage flair.
From purses and sunglasses to dresses that fit her boho chic aesthetic, Nicole Richie can certainly rock the vintage look in style.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
Mixing high-end designer creations with vintage pieces, the Olsen twins are also among the celebrities who love vintage clothing. Their love for vintage is also obvious in their own creations, under the labels The Row and Elizabeth & James. Whether they’re wearing vintage dresses, sunglasses or purses, Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen know how to perfectly match them with modern pieces.
A thrift store aficionado, Julia Roberts also knows that you can find amazing and timeless pieces in vintage boutiques. She wore vintage Valentino at the 2001 Oscars, where she didn’t just win an Academy Award for her role in “Erin Brockovich”, but she also topped the best dressed list with her gorgeous black and white vintage gown.
Dita Von Teese
While many celebrities who love vintage clothing prefer a boho-chic look, burlesque artist Dita Von Teese has a much more glamorous style. From vintage accessories to 1950s shoes and dresses, the brunette beauty has refined her brand with the help of a lot of inspired vintage choices.
When it comes to male celebrities who wear a lot of vintage, Johnny Depp has proven again and again that he can rock both accessories and clothes from another era into his unique style. Whether or not you consider him a style icon, nobody can deny Depp’s impact on male fashion, and that owes a lot to his inspired vintage choices.
The “New Girl” star had a very limited fashion budget in her teens, so she learned how to make the best use of clothes she found in thrift stores. Her style definitely makes her one of the celebrities who love vintage clothing, and even if she seems to favor pieces from the ‘50s and ‘60s, her looks are always charming.
The Academy Award winning actor is also a fan of vintage pieces, that helped him make the best dressed list more thank one. Combining elegant pieces with a rocker flair, Jared Leto is one of the most stylish men in Hollywood, in no small part thanks to his combinations of vintage and modern pieces.
While Zooey Deschanel’s style is reminiscent of the ‘60s, stylist Rachel Zoe is one of the celebrities who love vintage clothing but stick to ‘70s inspired pieces. Creating a unique vibe for herself and for stars like Nicole Richie with her mixture of hippie and modern pieces, Rachel Zoe also find inspiration in vintage pieces for her own collections.
Model turned actress Milla Jovovich definitely has a unique style, and she uses vintage pieces to bring her looks to the next level. While she designed her own wedding dress, the “Resident Evil” star had often showed up on the red carpet with vintage accessories that make her stand out for the right reasons.
Few celebrities who love vintage clothing have the same passion for mixing the old and the new as supermodel Kate Moss. She’s not above thrift shopping and her rock and roll style has definitely contributed to her career longevity and to cementing her status as a fashion icon. To further prove her love of vintage style, Moss even named one of her fragrances “Vintage Muse”.