Catherine Zeta-Jones Was Spotted In The Same Dress Jessica Simpson Wore 17 Years Ago, And Jessica Had The Best Reaction

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In July, Catherine Zeta-Jones stepped out in a lovely purple dress while in Portofino, Italy, with her husband, actor Michael Douglas.

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones walking outside with several other people. Catherine is wearing a flow-y ankle-length dress with a dropped wait
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News outlets like People and Glamour were quick to note that Catherine was wearing the same Ungaro dress that Jessica Simpson wore to an awards show in 2005.

A closeup of Jessica Simpson smiling
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Here's Jessica in the dress at the VH1 Big in '05 awards show.

A closeup of Jessica Simpson in the Ungaro dress on the awards show red carpet
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Coincidentally, Jessica actually took home the award for BIG Stylin' at the show. Here's her onstage in the dress, holding a very large vase.

Jessica Simpson accepting an award
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Both celebs look stunning in the dress, and Jessica seems to think so, too, because on Sunday, she reacted to the sartorial twinning in an Instagram story.

Jessica Simpson waves as she walks out of a building
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"Sexy never goes out of style," she wrote alongside a white heart while sharing Glamour's Instagram post, which featured a side-by-side of Catherine and Jessica in the dress. You can check out Glamour's post here.

"Sexy never goes out of style"

OK, now you tell me: What's another dress worn on a 2000s red carpet that you would love to see get a second life? Here's my pick:

Blake Lively on the red carpet in a red floor-length dress with a deep plunging neckline

Blake's look at the 2009 Emmys lives rent free, and she should absolutely wear it again.

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