18 Times Actors Recreated Iconic Costumes For TV And Film


It’s fun to recreate the iconic looks from your favorite movies and TV shows, whether you dress like your favorite. Friends character for Halloween or your favorite 2000s rom-com head for TikTok (like Jennifer Garner’s dog did here).

However, the people having the most fun recreating these iconic looks are the same people who brought them to life on screen in the first place.

Here are 18 times celebrities recreated their most iconic on-screen looks IRL:


Anne Hathaway recreated this look from the final scenes of The devil wears Prada

…at the Michael Kors show during New York Fashion Week 2022, where she sat next to Anna Wintour – who is said to be the inspiration behind the film’s antagonist, Miranda Priestly.


Anne also recreated the princess diaries film poster…

…as part of the #PillowChallenge (where you make a dress out of a pillow) on Instagram.


John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have recreated their original Danny and Sandy outfits from the “Summer Nights” scene…

…at Fat sing in 2019.

….and captioned his Instagram post with a quote from the episode: “I say we party.”


Danielle Fishel has recreated Topanga’s expressive poem from the first season of boy meets the world thrice.

In character, she recreated makeup from Season 6.

Then, as Topanga, she recreated the outfit on an episode of the spin-off. A girl meets the world.

Finally, as herself, she recreated the complete routine on TikTok to promote it. BMW podcast Pod meets the world.


Alicia Silverstone recreated her most memorable clueless outfit…

… while performing “Fancy” by Iggy Azalea – which has a clueless-inspired music video — on Lip Sync Battle.


Fran Drescher recreated a bunch of her outfits from The nanny on TikTok.

You can see the rest here:


Laura Dern wore an updated version of Dr. Ellie Sattler’s outfit from jurassic park

…in Jurassic World: Dominion.


Nathan Fillion recreated his Serenity the outfit of Malcolm Reynolds’ character…

….on an episode of Castle where his character dressed up as a “space cowboy” for Halloween.


Elaine Hendrix recreated one of her Meredith Blake looks from The parent trap

…in one of his many TikToks on film.


Christa B. Allen recreated the ’80s look she wore as young Jenna Rink in 13 Continue 30

…in one of his many nostalgic TikToks for fans of the movie.


Drew Barrymore recreated the prom dress and scrunchie combo she wore multiple times as Josie Geller in never been kissed.

She dressed up as Josie for a “Drew’s News” segment on The Drew Barrymore Show.

She also wore the costume on TikTok while answering questions in character.


Reese Witherspoon wore Elle Woods’ Halloween costume again Revenge of a Blonde

…while sharing a series of Halloween memories on Instagram.


Brian Stepanek presented his Arwin jumpsuit from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody

…as part of a TikTok dance video.


Kimberly J. Brown kept Marnie Cromwell’s dress and witch dress from Halloween Town II

…and tried them again for a TikTok!


Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino embodied their Romy and Michèle’s high school reunion characters…

…while presenting at the 2022 SAG Awards.


Steve Burns brought back his Blues Clues green striped shirt…

…for a special video message to viewers who grew up watching the show.


And finally, Debby Ryan recreated her look from the final scene of rebel radio

…including the smirk that has become a viral meme, on TikTok.


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