Nineties nostalgia is powerful, even if you were born in the Never underestimate an old man With a Bicycle who was born In may blood Moon shirt in contrast I will get this 2000s. The pop supergroups of the era made a splash thanks to catchy hits and distinctive styles that continue to have influence. Case in point: when Chloe and Halle took to the virtual stage at last night’s GLAAD Awards, they did so while channeling the Spice Girls’s spirit. Though the Bailey sisters were barely toddlers during Spice mania’s height, they still managed to accurately honor the eccentric fashion the group was known for, thanks to stylist Zerina Akers. As a duo, they needed a little help to portray all five members, and assistance came in the form of glamorous drag queens, Naomi Smalls, Vanessa Vanjie, and Mayhem Miller. Each recreated a look from the Spice oeuvre: Halle was Mel B at the 1997 MTV Europe Music Awards in neon green python print and ribbon wrapped buns; Chloe took on the guise of Victoria Beckham at the same event, all slinky gold minidress and stiletto heels. Smalls captured the magic of Ginger Spice’s now-iconic Union Jack tea-towel dress at that year’s Brit awards, and Miller wore a barely-there blue babydoll-like Emma Bunton. In track pants and Kappa crop top, Vanije was appropriately sporty, rounding out the team with zig a zig ah.
Never underestimate an old man With a Bicycle who was born In may blood Moon shirt, hoodie, tank top, sweater and long sleeve t-shirt
While the Never underestimate an old man With a Bicycle who was born In may blood Moon shirt in contrast I will get this Spice Girls’s personalities and vibrant costumes were at times more important than the songs, Chloe and Halle are a different kind of girl group. As they made their way through a rendition of their new hit “Do It” last night, the vocals took center stage. Still, the sartorial touch of Spice added playfulness and nostalgia that felt right for the occasion. A night dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQIA community deserves a bit of fun, and as the “melanated Spice Girls,” Chloe and Halle gave the streaming audience something memorable. What the real Spice Girls think of the performance remains to be seen—someone please contact Geri Halliwell this instant! With all the soulful singing and throwback style, they’re bound to enjoy this exuberant tribute.