Molly Ringwald Wishes She’d Kept Her Iconic Prom Dress from 1986 Film Pretty in Pink (Exclusive)

Molly Ringwald Says She Wishes She Kept Her Prom Dress from Pretty in Pink
Molly Ringwald at this time and (L) in 1986’s ‘Fairly in Pink’.Photograph:

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Molly Ringwald is reflecting on her most well-known movie seems!

When requested what seems from her previous she needs she nonetheless owned, the actress, 55, did not maintain again. “Oh my God, the whole lot,” she says to PEOPLE on the New York Metropolis Ballet’s 2023 Fall Gala.

“I imply, I actually want that I had my costume from The Breakfast Membership, however I needed to put on it day by day for like three months so I by no means needed to see it once more.” Ringwald provides. “That and I want that I had my promenade gown from Fairly in Pink.”

“I used to have a whole lot of stuff however I’ve moved round a lot in the course of the years that, you already know, who is aware of,” she admits. “I’m positive it’ll present up on Etsy someplace, or First Dibs.”

PRETTY IN PINK, Jon Cryer, Molly Ringwald, 1986
Molly Ringwald and Jon Cryer in ‘Fairly in Pink’.

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In February 2017, the star opened as much as Teen Vogue concerning the iconic polka dot, halter neck pink promenade gown worn by her character Andie in Fairly in Pink. The look, which was created by costume designer Marilyn Vance, was impressed by Ringwald’s private type. However she revealed to the outlet that she wasn’t too comfortable when she first noticed it.

“I don’t know if I used to be swayed by Marilyn’s ardour when she talked me by means of the sketches, or distracted by the algebra last I used to be getting ready to soak up my trailer in between scenes, however regardless of the purpose, I signed off on the design.”

She added, “Weeks later, once I noticed the gown for the primary time, I burst into tears. The one factor I preferred, and even vaguely remembered from the session, was the halter neckline. The puffy sleeves and inverted-triangle, sacklike silhouette confounded me, nevertheless it was too late to vary it.”

Molly Ringwald attends the 2023 TIME100 Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2023
Molly Ringwald poses on the 2023 TIME100 Gala in April 2023.

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Away from the costume division, in April the actress revealed to U.Okay. newspaper The Guardian that she had determined to move on the main position of Vivian within the iconic ’90s movie Fairly Lady that was famously performed by Julia Roberts.

“Julia Roberts was fantastic, however I did not actually just like the story,” Ringwald informed the outlet. “Even then, I felt like there was one thing icky about it.”

Ringwald additionally shared that she had missed out on or handed on a number of different huge components all through her prolonged profession, together with The Silence of the Lambs and Working Lady.

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