Padma Lakshmi re-wore a gown to the 2018 Emmys for a powerful reason

Padma Lakshmi looked stunning at the 2018 Emmy Awards in a jaw-dropping red gown from J. Mendel. To some, the dress may have looked familiar. 

The “Top Chef” host previously wore the gown to the Vogue India Women of the Year Awards last year, but choose to wear the look again Monday night for an important reason. 

“I’m excited to wear this beautiful J. Mendel dress again,” the 48-year-old told People. “I think in this day and age we should stop sending the message to young women and girls that we all have these endless closets of clothes we never wear more than once, especially on a red carpet.” 

She added, “The hours that it takes, the artisans’ labor and the gorgeous fabrics all deserve to be worn again and treasured. It seems wasteful not to enjoy these dresses.” 

Padma Lakshmi in the J. Mendel gown she wore at the Vogue India Women of the Year Awards and again at the 2018 Emmy Awards.

Perhaps it’s the Haddish effect

Tiffany Haddish previously made headlines for re-wearing a $4,000 Alexander McQueen dress four times.

She wore it at the “Girls Trip” premiere, when she hosted “Saturday Night Live,” during an appearance at the 2018 Academy Awards and again when she hosted the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards. 

“A lot of people have been like, ‘I love the dress. I love what you’re doing.’ And I’ve seen some people in the same outfit twice since then,” the actress and comedian said in an interview with Glamour magazine. 

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Scarlett Johansson attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Charlize Theron (L) and Colin Jost attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Regina King attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Mandy Moore attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
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Lead actress in a drama series nominee Claire Foy arrives for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 17, 2018. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Thandie Newton attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: Actors Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst arrive to the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018. NUP_184218 (Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Taraji P. Henson arrives to the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018. NUP_184218 (Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Hilaria Baldwin and actor Alec Baldwin arrive to the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018. NUP_184218 (Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Tiffany Haddish attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: (L-R) Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Karamo Brown attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Kristen Bell attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Tracee Ellis attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
Supporting actress in a comedy series nominee Megan Mullally arrives for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 17, 2018. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: Actor Elisabeth Moss arrives to the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018. NUP_184218 (Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Sandra Oh attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Sterling K. Brown attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Leslie Jones attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: Actor Connie Britton arrives to the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018. NUP_184218 (Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Judith Light attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Issa Raends attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Felicity Huffman attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Tina Fey attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: William H. Macy attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Chrissy Metz attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Dakota Fanning attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Alexis Bledel attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Heidi Klum attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: RuPaul attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Padma Lakshmi attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Host Colin Jost (L) and Michael Che (R) arrive for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 17, 2018. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Chrishell Hartley (L) and Justin Hartley attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Tatiana Maslany attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Angela Sarafyan attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Andy Samberg attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Lakeith Stanfield attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Zuri Hall attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Nancy O'Dell attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Joe Keery (L) and Maika Monroe attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Yvonne Orji attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Carol Kane attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Logan Shroyer attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Kate McKinnon attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Kristine Leahy attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Hannah Zeile attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Maria Dolores Dieguez (L) and Joseph Fiennes attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Noah Schnapp attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Louise Roe attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Parker Bates attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Gaten Matarazzo attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: James Corden (L) and Julia Carey attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
Writer Ashley Nicole Black arrives for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 17, 2018. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Savannah Guthrie attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Natalie Morales attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Trevor Noah attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Savannah Guthrie (L) and Hoda Kotb attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Mario Lopez attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Kit Hoover attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Miles Brown attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Margo Martindale attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Paula Newsome attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Max Minghella attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Kristin Cavallari attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Natalia Dyer attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Dacre Montgomery attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Charlie Heaton attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Lonnie Chavis attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Giuliana Rancic attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Jessica Biel and actor/singer Justin Timberlake arrive to the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018. NUP_184218 (Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Felicity Huffman (L) and William H. Macy attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
Luke Evans arrives for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 17, 2018. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Michelle Dockery attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Marsai Martin attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Finn Wolfhard attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Allison Janney attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Jessica Biel attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Gwendoline Christie arrives for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 17, 2018. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Letitia Wright attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Sadie Sink arrives for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 17, 2018. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Kenan Thompson attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Caleb McLaughlin attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Poppy Delevingne attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Rachel Reichard (L) and Chris Sullivan attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Samira Wiley attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Ed Harris (L) and Amy Madigan attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Bill Hader attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Sarah Silverman attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Ted Danson (L) and Mary Steenburgen attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Amy Sedaris attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Natasha Lyonne (L) and Fred Armisen attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Jonathan Van Ness attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Antoni Porowski attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Tan France attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Supporting actor in a comedy series nominee Henry Winkler and his wife Stacey Weitzman arrive for the 70th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California on September 17, 2018. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Joey King attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Phil Keoghan (L) and Louise Keoghan attend the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: 70th ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS -- Pictured: Actor Marcus Scribner arrives to the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018. NUP_184215 (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Mackenzie Hancsicsak attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage,)
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“I know this girl that goes to a private school — she’s not rich, she’s going on a scholarship — and kids make fun of her if she’s wearing the same jacket after three days,” Haddish said. 

“When she saw me [in the McQueen dress], she hit me up. She said it made her feel so good to see that I was wearing the same dress, when people make fun of her and are like, ‘Girl, you’ve got the same jacket on!’ She’s like: ‘I’m Tiffany Haddish today!’”

Tiffany Haddish at the “Girls Trip” in July 2017 (L), hosting “Saturday Night Live” in Nov. 2017 (M) and at the Oscars in March 2018 (R). 

Previously, Haddish’s style team couldn’t understand why she would even want to wear the dress for a second time. 

“My whole team, they told me, ‘Tiffany, you cannot wear that dress on “SNL.” It’s taboo to wear it twice,’” she explained. “And I said, ‘I don’t give a dang about no taboo. I spent a lot of money on this dress. This cost way more than my mortgage.’”

She added, “I feel like I should be able to wear what I want, when I want, however many times I want, as long as I Febreze it.”  

More of this on all red carpets, please. 

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
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