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Katy Perry channels Britney Spears at VMAs in iconic denim dress

Aug. 24, 2014 at 9:44 PM ET

Britney Spears has been a staple of many of the most memorable MTV Video Music Awards shows of all time, so without her in the crowd on Sunday night, somebody had to step in.

Thankfully, Katy Perry was on hand to pick up the denim torch.

Video: The duo got lots of attention at the Video Music Awards for their outfits, but many people on social media said Jennifer Lopez was the best-dressed. Dylan Dreyer reports from the Orange Room.

The singer walked the red carpet arm in arm with rapper Riff Raff, dressed head to toe in some awfully familiar-looking denim.

The two acknowledged they were paying tribute to the iconic denim-on-denim look Spears and Justin Timberlake permanently burned into our brains in 2001, when the teen idols coordinated at the American Music Awards.

Spears praised the pair's jeanius move on Twitter, gushing that Perry "looked amazing."


Style twins and besties Perry and Riff Raff have showed off matching looks before: In an Instagram to announce their recent collaboration on a remix of "This Is How We Do," they sported identical hairstyles.

So, what do you think of Perry's Britney impression? Tell us!

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