Dua Lipa confronts Britney Spears in denim evening gown
Dua Lipa took her love of Y2K fashion and elevated it on her “Future Nostalgia” tour. Give us great déjà vu, Lipa posing backstage in a Blumarine denim maxi dress, evoking Britney SpearsKurt and Bart’s iconic patchwork dress on the 2001 American Music Awards red carpet. While Spears’ outfit was styled to match. Justin TimberlakeIn a denim suit and cowboy hat, Lipa mastered the look herself, posing a series for the photographer Elizabeth Miranda.
Unlike Spears’ dress, Lipa’s dress features a pair of thin straps and a low-cut bra embellished with metal studs under the cup. The studs ran along Lipa’s dress in parallel lines along the seams, splitting into an inverted V before sinking into the folds of her sweeping dress.
Lipa’s stylist, Lorenzo Posocco, teaming the ensemble with a jeweled cross necklace and a Blumarine denim belt embellished with the brand’s signature B in lieu of a buckle. Lipa also wore glittery stone eyeshadow, which beautifully complemented the studs along the dress. Earlier this month, the “Potion” singer had another remarkable denim moment in a Super mini skirt from Diesel’s fall 2022 collection. She paired the unique design with cherry red knee-high boots; a custom white slit pants with the word “dua”; and a blue ribbed off-the-shoulder top.
More than 20 years later, Spears and Timberlake’s cut-throat moment remains one of the most memorable in fashion history, and Lipa’s tribute – intentionally or not – is all the motivation we need. to continue recreating the Y2K red carpet look of favorite stars. Suggestions Anne Hathaway copy her own “The Devil Wears Prada” outfit, Ariana Grande in Jenna Rink’s classic”13 Continue 30” look, and more.
View of Lipa beautiful denim moment here and looking ahead to 2001 by Spears.