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Jungle Fever: Get Like JLo With Versace

Can't wait for SS2020 to get the new Jungle print pieces, as worn by Jennifer Lopez? For die-hards, Vestiaire Collective has got your back, with archival pieces inspired by the OG Spring 2000 collection
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If you’ve been following the progress of fashion month (and even if you haven’t), you’ve probably heard that Jennifer Lopez quite literally brought down the house when she closed out the Versace Spring/Summer 2020 show in a green jungle-print dress similar to the one she wore to the 2000 Grammy Awards.

In case your memory needs a refresher, the original navel-baring dress she wore at the turn of the millennium created such a buzz on the nascent internet, that then-CEO of Google Eric Schmidt decided to change the way the search engine worked, and thus Google Images was born.

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42nd Grammy Awards in 2000 • Versace Spring/Summer 2020

Of course, only someone as fierce and fabulous as JLo could have broken the internet, and she came close to doing so again last month when she strutted her stuff in that jaw-dropping finale. The iconic green and blue jungle print lent a tropical punch to Versace’s latest collection, much as it did to that of the early noughties.

 

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Versace Spring 2000 • Versace Spring/Summer 2020

If you’re going wild at the thought of having to wait months for the fresh pieces to be released, the good news is that you can cop the look right now, thanks to Vestiaire Collective. The luxury resale retailer has curated a selection of the wildest pieces from the first Jungle collection of 2000, including silk dresses reminiscent of JLo’s Grammys outift, printed silk pants, tops, shorts, and more. Check out some of the looks below:

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