Lifestyle Style Celeb Moms and Kids Who Share Clothes From glamorous Oscar gowns to tiny Hello Kitty PJs, see the surprising styles shared by these famous family members By Alex Apatoff Alex Apatoff Instagram Twitter Alex Apatoff is the Executive Editor of PEOPLE Digital. She has been with the brand for more than a decade, holding various roles on the Style and Beauty team before becoming the site's Lifestyle Director to coordinate the work across the commerce, evergreen, features and marketing teams. Prior to her role at PEOPLE, Alex worked at Us Weekly (where, among other things, she oversaw the Fashion Police pages) and graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors in Journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on June 16, 2022 01:39 PM Share Tweet Pin Email We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. 01 of 24 Kate Middleton & Carole Middleton Carole Middleton and Kate Middleton. Aaron Chown/PA Images/Getty; Jane Barlow - WPA Pool/Getty It's not every day that you get to shop in the closet of a princess — unless, of course, you happen to be that princess's mother. For Royal Ascot, Carole borrowed the cute bubblegum-pink dress by ME + EM from her daughter, the Duchess of Cambridge, who initially wore it for a visit with Mila Sneddon, a 5-year-old girl with leukemia. 02 of 24 Heidi Klum & Leni Leni Klum/Instagram; Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Need any more proof the '90s are back? Check out the little black prom dress Leni lifted from her supermodel mom's closet, first worn to a Comic Relief event in 1998. 03 of 24 Angelina Jolie & Zahara Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic; Dan MacMedan/WireImage Fashion fades, but style is Eternals! The actress' 16-year-old daughter borrowed an Elie Saab Couture gown right out of mom's fashion archives — last seen on the 2014 Oscars red carpet — to wear to the premiere of The Eternals, in which Jolie stars. 04 of 24 Angelina Jolie & Shiloh Zahara isn't the only teen shopping her mom's closet: Shiloh, 15, nabbed a tan Gabriela Hearst dress Jolie wore earlier this summer. 05 of 24 Victoria Beckham & Harper Victoria Beckham Instagram (2) The perks of having a fashion designer for a mom: Getting to shop her closet before you even hit high school! Harper was snapped on vacation with her family in Italy wearing what appeared to be the lace-trimmed orchid dress from the Victoria Beckham line that her mom was seen wearing on Instagram the month before. 06 of 24 Brooke Shields & Rowan Henchy Brooke Shields/Instagram; Getty Images/Bob Riha, Jr. Golden girls! The actress dug out the strapless scarlet dress she wore to the 1998 Golden Globes so her daughter could wear it to prom. "I thought it was a special night when I was nominated for a Golden Globe and wore this dress in 1998, but nothing could have prepared me to see my daughter wearing it to her prom," Shields captioned the Instagram. 07 of 24 Lisa Rinna & Delilah Belle Hamlin Everything old is blue again, as proved by the Real Housewives star's oldest daughter trying on the vintage Versace her mom wore to the Academy Awards while pregnant with her in 1998. 08 of 24 Lisa Rinna & Amelia Gray Hamlin SGranitz/WireImage; amelia gray/instagram Was Rinna cleaning out her closet? The day before, her younger daughter shared that she was thrilled to inherit this vintage Alaïa gown from her mom. 09 of 24 Heather Locklear & Ava Sambora Ava Sambora, Heather Locklear. Heather Locklear/Instagram; Sam Levi/WireImage Ava Sambora (left) shared photos of her wearing her mom's old Bon Jovi shirt, captioning them in an Instagram post, "I got it from my mama (Like I literally got this shirt from my mom's closet 🤪)." The apple doesn't fall far from the tree! Ava — whose dad is Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora — also shared a shot of Locklear clad in the same top from 20 years ago in her post. 10 of 24 Yolanda & Gigi Hadid Gotham/GC Images; JosiahW/BACKGRID Just one day after the supermodel stepped out wearing this cozy Naked Cashmere turtleneck and joggers, her mom snagged the set and wore it herself for a day out in N.Y.C. 11 of 24 Chrissy & Vilailuck Teigen Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty; Vilailuck Teigen/Instagram It's no surprise that the mom of clapback queen Chrissy is an expert-level troll herself. Vilailuck posted a shot to her Instagram of herself wearing Chrissy's $925 16Arlington dress and wrote "So Who wore better?" - to which the model responded, "oh my god you dork." 12 of 24 Courteney Cox & Coco Arquette Courteney Cox (L) and daughter Coco. Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection via Getty; Courtney Cox/Instagram The purple floral dress Coco borrowed from her mom's closet may officially be classified as "vintage" (Courteney first wore it to the 1998 premiere of Snake Eyes), but on the 14 year old, it looks brand-new. "I'm not one to hold onto things but this was a damn good purchase! 21 years later…" Courteney wrote on Instagram. 13 of 24 JANUARY & XAVIER JONES January Jones/Instagram Iron Mom! The actress found a creative way to ensure that her 7-year-old son Xavier's Halloween costume gets plenty of wear, though she acknowledged that he might not be as into the solution as she is. "I'm super into the fact that I can now share clothes with my kid. He may not feel the same," she wrote on Instagram. "OR.. maybe he's wearing some Versace leggings as I speak at you..?" 14 of 24 RAMONA & AVERY SINGER Ramona Singer/Instagram; Avery Singer/Instagram Though the New York Real Housewife has been accused of stealing dresses in the past, daughter Avery, 23, actually took this out of her mom's closet: "Thanks @ramonasinger for the outfit" she wrote on Instagram. (Ramona borrowed it right back, though, wearing it on the infamous boat trip in Cartagena.) 15 of 24 LILI & AMY REINHART Lili Reinhart/Instagram; Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images If you needed further proof that the '90s are back, look no further than the Riverdale star, who rocked a look straight her mom's closet for Marie Claire's Fresh Faces event recently. She gave mom Amy a shoutout on her Instagram Story for lending the strappy, rosette-adorned pink number, writing, "Thanks for letting me borrow your dress, Mom." 16 of 24 YOLANDA & BELLA HADID Instagram (2) Yolanda takes her Model Mama status very seriously, as she proves by rocking the sexy Kiini two-piece her daughter sported last summer. 17 of 24 BLAKE & ELAINE LIVELY Billy Farrell/BFAnyc Elaine Lively gave daughter her good genes, and the actress returns the favor by inviting her mom to the Marchesa show, then lending her a fabulous Ralph Lauren poncho to wear to it. 18 of 24 KIM KARDASHIAN & KRIS JENNER JB Lacroix/WireImage; Jackson Lee/Splash News Online The Kardashians are very candid about their open-closet policy, and that extends to mom Kris Jenner (here in her daughter's Donna Karan dress), who has raided Kim's closet on more than one occasion. 19 of 24 CINDY CRAWFORD & KAIA GERBER Theo Wargo/WireImage; Courtesy Kaia Crawford There are many perks to having a supermodel mom. Inheriting her looks is one of them. Inheriting her amazing wardrobe is another. Kaia Gerber (then 13) gets to borrow her mom's pieces (including this Roberto Cavalli) for backyard photoshoots whenever she pleases. 20 of 24 BETHENNY FRANKEL & BRYN Courtesy Bethenny Frankel The Real Housewives of New York star incited a social media firestorm when she posted this shot of herself in her 4-year-old daughter's Hello Kitty PJs. "When ur 4 year old peanut says mommy please put my dress on & giggles uncontrollably, u do what ur told," Frankel responded on Twitter. 21 of 24 NICOLE RICHIE & HARLOW Tiffany Rose/WireImage Another star mom squeezing into her kid's clothes: Nicole, who repurposed her six-year-old daughter's coat to serve as a cropped jacket for an event. "Thanks for letting me borrow your jacket Harlow" she wrote on Instagram. 22 of 24 KATE & CAROLE MIDDLETON Mark Stewart; PA/Landov Kate is already the queen when it comes to style remixing, and that includes sharing items with mom Carole (and sister Pippa!) – like this Reiss dress she wore to give her first royal solo speech in 2012. 23 of 24 SARAH & BRISTOL PALIN Larry Busacca/Getty; Paul Morigi/Getty If Sarah Palin's appearance on SNL 40 gave you déja vu, it's not because Tina Fey was there too. It's because she repurposed this sequin white mini dress her 24-year-old daughter wore in 2011. 24 of 24 IVANKA & IVANA TRUMP Courtesy Ivanka Trump; Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images "A daughter's never too old to clandestinely raid her mother's closet! Shhh…!"a pre-White House Ivanka wrote on a snapshot of herself sporting mom Ivana's vintage (and very glittery) Bob Mackie from 1991.