Britney Spears made style and music historical past when she carried out on the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards carrying a inexperienced bra and low-rise embellished shorts. The singer was simply 19 years outdated when she sang “I’m a Slave 4 U” in an embellished two-piece set, whereas holding a 25-pound, albino Burmese python. Almost 21 years later, that reminiscence hasn’t pale.

Spears took the stage in a wealthy inexperienced, cutout bra top with pink jewels adorning the middle and straps. Putting her stomach piercing on full show, she paired it with low-rise shorts accentuated with a bedazzled butterfly motif and bejeweled detailing on the waist. The fitted bottoms additionally featured a number of scarfs hooked up across the waist that swayed as she danced across the stage. Her stage look was the work of famed costume designers Kurt and Bart, who additionally styled Spears’ flight-attendant uniform within the “Toxic” music video.

Spears completed her look with an identical pair of bejeweled heeled boots and jeweled tattoos. That evening, Spears energized the viewers not simply along with her vocals, however her efficiency abilities. Who else might handle to sing whereas expertly dealing with a snake?

Ahead of the 2022 VMAs, recognize the main points of Britney’s well-known efficiency look.

Additional reporting by Shelcy Joseph

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