Charli XCX and Sky Ferreira at yesterday’s NME Awards.
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Well, looks like somebody– make that TWO people- have been brushing up on their Clueless, their Spice Girls, and their Daria! Two of our absolute fave ’90s babies, Charli XCX and Sky Ferreira attended the NME Awards yesterday in London, decked out in their retro grunge girl best and showing off their own takes on ’90s staples. Charli’s been obsessed with the Spice Girls since pretty much forever, and it shows- in her music AND style, whether it’s Buffalo platform shoes, rubber bracelets, or crop tops. The London singer brought back the decade in full force on the red carpet last night, rocking her beloved Buffalos (she told The Fader that she owns 6 pairs!) as well as a knee-length plaid pleated skirt, long-sleeve crop, and ripped tights. Then there’s Sky, who took a different twist on the ’90s trends with her trademark schoolgirl uniform.
Sky Ferreira’s the type of pop star that can rock Tupac shirts and miniskirts alike— which she does in real life— and look equally rad in both. Chalk it up to her bleach blonde California hair or wide, deep blue eyes, but the girl is totally versatile. She’s been swaying more on the tried-and-true short skirt and boots thing for the past few months and is repping the look here, with her black bottoms peeking ever so slightly out from underneath a leopard print blouse. Also, check out THIS leather hat trick: leather skirt, leather bomber, and leather bag. Nice. And although Sky and Charli may have taken different roads back to the ’90s with their NME Awards outfits, they did have one thing in common: flashing the peace sign on the red carpet.
Both girls looked great, but we have to ask. Sky Ferreira or Charli XCX: whose ’90s look do you like the best?