At “Avatar: The Way of Water” premiere: Kate Winslet recycles dress from 2015

At the premiere of “Avatar: The Way of Water”.
Kate Winslet recycles dress from 2015

Kate Winslet at the premiere of “Avatar: The Way of Water” in London.

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Kate Winslet shows how clothing recycling works: At the “Avatar 2” premiere, she presented a robe that she had already worn in 2015.

Kate Winslet (47) recycled a dress she wore for the first time seven years ago for the world premiere of “Avatar: The Way of Water”. The actress plays Ronal in the long-awaited ‘Avatar’ (2009) sequel and attended the premiere in London’s Leicester Square with her celebrity co-stars.

She first wore the gray Badgley Mischka dress she appeared in in 2015 at the Toronto International Film Festival for the premiere of “The Dressmaker.” Winslet combined the tight-fitting, floor-length halterneck outfit with silver embellishments on the bodice with drop earrings and a classic updo in London.

“It’s so stressful”

The Oscar winner has previously advocated re-wearing outfits to avoid waste and stress. In an interview with “Vanity Fair” Winslet said in 2020, “The dresses, the stress, the fittings… It’s so stressful, and I know it’s going to sound like, ‘Oh, this is Kate Winslet talking about how stressful it is doing awards fittings .’ But it’s stressful.”

She doesn’t like having her body “arbitrarily squeezed into a red carpet dress that I’ll never wear again,” she added. “The money that’s wasted on it. The hours and stress that people put into these things.” She continued: The artists who make these dresses are “wonderful, but making something that will only be worn once… I’ve already decided to wear dresses repeatedly”.

“Avatar 2” is coming on December 14th

In the second “Avatar” film by James Cameron (68) entitled “The Way of Water”, a large part of the original cast is back, including Sam Worthington (46), Zoe Saldana (44), Sigourney Weaver (73) and Stephen Lang (70). In addition to Kate Winslet, Vin Diesel (55) can also be seen in “Avatar 2”. The film will be released in German cinemas on December 14th.


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