Eva Mendes' First-Ever Red Carpet Outfit Cost $6

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Talk about being the ultimate bargain hunter. You go, girl.

Gone are the days when Hollywood would dress themselves (hello, power stylists!) for red carpet premieres, but Eva Mendes is here to remind us that she was once her own wardrobe wizard.

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The actress posted a #tbt photo on Instagram of her first-ever red carpet outfit, in which she's wearing a $6 sleeveless shirtdress from Goodwill. Yes, a $6 outfit. She paired the clean silhouette with peep-toe, slingback heels and an orange shoulder bag.


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"The debut of my latest @nyandcompany collection has me throwing back to my first red carpet. I did my own hair and makeup, and that's a $6 dress from Goodwill. I've always loved a cheap find. Viva thrift shops! #tbt," she captioned the old-school photo.

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So, not only does the new mama get to wear sweatpants around her man, Ryan Gosling, she also has major thrift store skills. You win, Eva, you win.