Catherine Zeta-Jones wears Jessica Simpson’s 2005 VH1 Awards gown whereas vacationing in Italy

She’s stepping out for a “Public Affair.”

Catherine Zeta-Jones regarded into the archives for a surprising outfit whereas on trip in Portofino, Italy.

The 53-year-old actress was seen strolling hand-in-hand with husband Michael Douglas whereas sporting the identical purple gown that Jessica Simpson wore to the 2005 VH1 Awards.

The dazzling purple robe encompasses a plunging neckline and ruched waistline with contrasting patterns and the Academy Award winner accessorized with a black clutch, espadrille wedges and a pair of wide-rimmed sun shades.

Simpson, in the meantime, hit the crimson carpet in 2005 in a extra glammed-up model of the identical look.

Carrying what was mentioned to be the “revenge gown” on the time, the singer confirmed off a glossy bob haircut and paired the robe with dangling earrings, sandaled heels, and a piercing smoky-eye make-up look.

Jessica Simpson made her look within the “revenge gown” only one month after asserting her divorce from Nick Lachey.
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The “Irresistible” songstress had introduced her cut up from ex-husband Nick Lachey only one month earlier than making the looks on the award present within the putting gown.

Simpson, 43, and Lachey, 49, tied the knot in October 2002 and divorced in June 2006.

The style designer went on to wed Eric Johnson in 2014 whereas the “98 Levels” alum married Vanessa Lachey in 2011.

Jessica Simpson.
The singer styled the gown with dangling earring and a smoky-eye make-up look.
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Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey
The singer was married to Lachey from 2002 to 2006.
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Zeta-Jones wore the gown whereas strolling down the cobblestone streets along with her husband.

The 78-year-old went for a extra muted look, sporting a navy button-up shirt and white trousers. 

The couple acquired married in November 2000 and share two kids collectively: Dylan, 22, and Carys, 20.

Catherine Zetas Jones and Michael Douglas with their children Dylan and Carys
The actress married Michael Douglas in 2000 and shares two kids with him.

The movie producer additionally has a 44-year-old son, Cameron, from his first marriage to Diandra Luker.

The proud dad and mom celebrated Carys’ twentieth birthday in April, posting heartwarming tributes for his or her youngest baby.

“20 years in the past at present my daughter Carys got here in to my arms and there may be not a day I haven’t cherished. Comfortable Birthday lovely girl,” Zeta-Jones captioned an Instagram video.

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Carys Douglas.
Zeta-Jones and Douglas celebrated their daughter Carys’ birthday in April.
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Douglas additionally shared a candy tribute in honor of his little woman’s large day. 

“To my darling daughter Carys, wishing you a cheerful completely happy birthday!” he captioned a current snap of her, through which she posed on a sofa beside an electrical guitar. “Now that you’re leaving your teenagers, might this be an exquisite New Yr for you darling! I like you, Dad.”

Each Carys and Dylan have spent most of their lives out of the highlight, although the previous hit the crimson carpet on the 2023 Cannes Movie Pageant along with her dad and mom.

Maybe the younger star would be the subsequent to put on Simpson’s wares.