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Katy Perry's MTV VMA Outfit Pays Tribute to Britney Spears Circa 2001

By: Jana Pijak - Published: • References: huffingtonpost & ca.eonline
Described as a "denim déjà vu" by E Online, Katy Perry's outfit at the 2014 MTV VMAs payed tribute to pop icon Britney Spears. The brunette beauty's custom Versace gown was inspired by Spears' patchwork, denim look circa 2001 and was made that much better by Katy's date, rapper Riff Raff.

While Katy Perry's corseted gown fit her flawlessly, Riff Raff channeled a cross between a young Justin Timberlake and Kevin Federline. This full-length jean look was paired with a black wig, blunt bangs and an opulent Medusa choker necklace that is signature to the Versace brand.

When describing her ensemble, Katy tweeted the following before the VMAs began: "I must admit my outfit is a result of my love for nostalgia and my tumblr addiction". Stats for Early 2000s Homage Ensembles Trending: This Quarter & Buzzing
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