Fashion Flashback: Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank is back on the big screen next week in supernatural thriller ?The Reaping,? but first we?re taking the two-time Oscar winner on a fashion flashback and she?s come a long way since 1994.

?Where was this,? she screams as Access Hollywood shows her a photo of herself in a rather special outfit.

Hilary’s Fashion Flashback



?Are those leggings,? she asks. ?I think those are over the knee socks. What was I thinking!?

Six years later at the 2000 Oscars, Hilary was on her game, picking up her first Academy Award and scoring with this Randolph Duke stunner - a last minute find.



?The dress I was wearing wasn?t working,? she said. ?It was made for me and it wasn?t fitting so I found this the morning of.?

Five years later, Hilary picked up her second gold statue without ever dropping the fashion ball. The original ?sexy back?? This dramatic Guy Laroche was the standout dress of the Oscars.

At the 2006 SAG Awards, Hilary Swank secretly saved this gorgeous Giambattista Valli dress with a MacGyver-like maneuver.



?The hem was falling out so I uh from my trailer park days I know how to put an outfit together so I was like desperate,? she tells Access. ?I just got a bunch of tape and started taping my dress hemming my dress with some tape.?

Hilary turned heads in this form fitting black Chanel gown at this year?s Golden Globes, but she saw a dress that looked a little too familiar on someone else.



?I think she is such a gorgeous girl. I don?t think that we should show these pictures together,? she says.

But we must, the outfit by Valentino, which Jessica Biel rocked on the carpet, was the same slinky metallic gown that Hilary first wore back in 2004.



?It?s just funny what happens when they let someone wear the dress twice,? Hilary said.


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