Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s iconic denim look turns 20


The paired outfit has inspired many famous costumes.

The famous denim look of Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears, which the couple wore at the 2001 American Music Awards, celebrates its 20th anniversary. The legendary outfit was created by designer Steve Gerstein.

The pair image in which celebrities walked the carpet is almost entirely denim. The singer is wearing a blue denim suit with a jacket and a hat, under which a T-shirt to match. The only thing that differs in color in Timberlake’s outfit are dark gray work boots. Britney Spears chose a strapless denim dress, a precious necklace and a denim clutch for the ceremony.

Steve Gerstein, the designer of the pair look, explained how the famous outfit was created. According to him, the idea came from Timberlake and Spears, who were a couple at the time, came to New Orleans.

“It was that easy. Justin and Britney were dating at the time. We were in New Orleans when Britney and Justin thought, “We make the same denim.” And I thought, ‘Who’s doing this?’ So we took the suit that Justin wore for the cover of the Celebrity album and turned it into denim, ”says the designer.

As a result, the couple’s outfit became so famous that it was an inspiration for both designers and other celebrities. Full denim sets, for example, could be seen at David and Victoria Beckham.

Photo source: Legion-Media

Author: Andrey Chapygin

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