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Updated on Feb 13, 2020. Posted on Feb 10, 2020

Jane Fonda Re-Wore A Dress From 6 Years Ago At The Oscars Because She Doesn't Believe In Buying Clothes Anymore

Queen of being arrested at climate change protests.

Jane Fonda *truly* embodies both actor and activist.

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She's always been outspoken about her political beliefs, and lately she's been a constant presence at climate change protests in Washington DC.

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In 2019 alone, she was arrested five times at them.

.@Janefonda was just arrested for the 5th time demanding #NoNewFossilFuels and a #GreenNewDeal with #FireDrillFriday 🔥

Jane's red coat is quickly becoming a symbol and star of these protests.

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She says it's actually the last piece of clothing she will ever buy.

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She told the Hollywood Reporter she wanted her protest attire to be something red, so she bought a $500 coat on sale at Nieman Marcus. She says it's the last thing she'll ever buy:

"The team and I decided at the very beginning that we should all try to wear something red. I racked my brain — I didn't have anything red. I don't usually wear red. So I decided that the last article of clothing that I will ever buy is a red coat. Sure enough, I found one at Neiman Marcus on sales for $500. And that's the coat. I'm speaking out against consumerism and so I have to walk the talk. And so that's the last thing I'll buy."

"It's Greta Thunberg who inspired me. She doesn't buy clothes," Jane said.

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Sooooo, Jane stuck to her word at the Academy Awards showing up in a gown she had first worn six years ago.

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She also had her symbolic last clothing purchase, the red coat she got at Nieman Marcus on sale.

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The last time Jane wore the dress was in Cannes in 2014.

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Then:

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Now:

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Then:

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Now:

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To sum it up: Jane is making a positive political statement about consumerism and waste while also showing off the fact that she can fit in a dress six years after she first wore it. I love it.

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