Cindy Crawford In 1991 With A Throwback Oscars Photo
The supermodel is celebrating her history-making Versace gown in honor of tonight’s Academy Awards show. Cindy Crawford is reminding fans just how much of an icon she is with her latest throwback photo on Instagram.
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The 57-year-old supermodel dug around her archives to find two photos from the 1991 Oscars. A show that was memorable for a few reasons, but one, in particular, struck a chord with Crawford’s followers. And it wasn’t because it was the same year that Dances With Wolves won six awards, including Best Picture. Whoopi Goldberg won Best Supporting Actress for her work in the hit Ghost.
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The Versace gown was worn on the red carpet for the first time
The fact was that the first ever Versace gown was worn on the red carpet, it was worn by Crawford at the 63rd Academy Awards. It was actually the first time a Versace gown was worn on the red carpet,” she wrote in the caption.
The fashion statement that made history 32 years ago
Recalling her history-making fashion statement 32 years ago, Crawford explained how the iconic moment came to be. “I walked their runway in a similar dress, so when I found out I was going to the Oscars. I asked Gianni Versace if he could make it red, and he said yes and the rest is fashion history.” .
Crawford poses in her custom Versace gown
The dress he made her wear was a red evening gown with a deep V-neck, criss-cross back, and thigh-high slit. In one of the pictures, the late designer can be seen giving the final touches himself. Because Crawford poses in her custom Versace gown. which was sold at Christie’s in 1999 for $12,650 during a benefit auction for the Foundation for AIDS Research.
See our guide to the 2023 Oscars
While she may not have known how big a deal it would be for her to make a designer debut on a red carpet. Crawford clearly had an eye for style as the dress she chose was bold but timeless. And variations of it can still be seen strutting down the runway today. For everything you need to know about tonight’s ceremony — including the nominations and where to stream — check out our guide to the 2023 Oscars.