It wasn’t a wedding, but Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan subscribed to the age-old adage, “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue,” at this year’s Oscars.

Arriving at the 92nd Academy Awards in a sculptural Gucci gown, Ronan’s dress featured something borrowed (the dress itself), something new (her Gucci clip earrings), something blue (the periwinkle blue fabric at the bottom of the dress) and something old (the black satin). Yes, the black silk of the triangle bodice and ruffle waist was in fact from her black BAFTA’s gown, refashioned in a glamorous new way by Alessandro Michele for today’s Oscars.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 09: Saoirse Ronan attends the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)

In another sustainable twist, the original gown was already a piece of sustainable fashion in itself, with Michele crafting the BAFTA’s dress from discarded satin which he up-cycled into a ballooning black ballgown. 

 

LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 02: Saoirse Ronan attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 at Royal Albert Hall on February 02, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage )

 

With Saoirse Ronan a keen player in the sustainability cause, how refreshing it is to see her go recycled on the red carpet again.

 

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 09: Saoirse Ronan attends the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images)

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