bill-swift - January 18, 2006
Egotastic! linked to this picture of Reese Witherspoon and Kirsten Dunst in the same dress, yesterday, but now the story has gotten even juicier. Page Six is reporting that Reese Witherspoon is furious at Chanel since she believed the dress she wore to the Golden Globes was vintage, and a unique piece. It turns out, however, that the dress was only three years old (hardly vintage by any standards), and was obviously worn by Kirsten Dunst in 2003, to a Golden Globes party no less.
It doesn't sound possible, but Chanel managed to turn Reese Witherspoon into a fashion victim at the Golden Globes.
Witherspoon, who won Best Actress for "Walk the Line," wore a white-and-silver "vintage" Chanel dress - only to find out it was a mere 3 years old and that Kirsten Dunst wore the same frock to Globes after-parties back in 2003. Whoops!
Witherspoon's rep, Nancy Ryder, is said to be so angry at Chanel for giving her a recently recycled gown that she's vowing not to accept anything from Chanel again - or let her other clients, including Jennifer Lopez and RenÃ©e Zellweger, wear anything from the French couture house.
Ryder said, "Reese was told the dress was vintage. It was not. I'm not angry - just a little disappointed, but the big deal is Reese won the Golden Globe."
I've got to say, that's some funny stuff. Wearing the same dress as someone else in Hollywood is just about the worst thing an actress can do. I've seen it happen a few times before, but it never gets old. This one is especially great, because the people at Chanel had to know.
What's even funnier is that Reese then seemed to be wearing her coat over her dress at all the after parties. Trying to hide something are we? And yes, her husband, Ryan Phillippe is totally smashed in those pictures, and this
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