Tia Carrere Hits Grammy Red Carpet In Dress She Bought On eBay

Tia Carrere is interviewed at the Grammys in her dress bought on eBay Tia Carrere is interviewed at the Grammys in her dress bought on eBay

Tia Carrere picked up her first ever Grammy – for Best Hawaiian Music Album – but she did it with the sinking U.S. economy in mind.

“This actually is the whole outfit,” Tia said of her Grammy Awards ensemble – a skin-tight black number with jewel embellishment, and a fancy purse, which she purchased on eBay. “This is less than $100 dollars, my whole outfit. It’s my statement for the economic times.”

As a cheer erupted backstage in the pressroom when Tia revealed her fashion-forward move, and she quickly offered advice for looking good in tough financial times.

“You know what, look fabulous and feel fabulous at any price,” she laughed.

And, of course, a shining gold gramophone complimented the outfit.

“This is awesome, this is so awesome and I can’t believe I’m holding this priceless artifact with a $30 dress,” Tia laughed. “I guess coming from Hawaii it’s really ingrained [in you that] the blessings that you have come from earth.”

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