You won’t believe what happened to Julia Roberts’ Oscars dress

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  • Yes, THAT Valentino one

    Ever wondered what one does with a designer gown after being worn on the Oscars red carpet? Probably not, but we’ll tell you anyway. You keep it under your bed, apparently.

    In an interview with People, Julia Roberts reveals that’s exactly what she did with the vintage Valentino gown she wore to the 2001 Academy Awards.

    You know the one. Sheer black tulle with elegant white piping down the middle and the sweeping train. The one she wore to pick up a golden statuette for playing Erin Brockovich.

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    The lucky star got to keep the gown instead of sending it back (they’re often on loan from designers), and is keeping it for one very sweet reason; so her daughter Hazel, 12, can wear it one day.

    She says, ‘It’s under my bed, in a box. I have this little space in my house that my husband refers to as the heritage collection. Things I go, ‘I can’t get rid of [this], what about Hazel?”

    Julia went on to say that hubby Danny Moder thought their daughter wouldn’t want ‘mum’s old stuff’, but luckily she’s keeping it just in case.

    To be fair, if our mums’ old stuff involved a vintage Valentino gown, we’d be MORE than happy to wear it. Just in case you’re reading this Julia.

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