Katy Perry and Riff Raff at the MTV VMA's

Katy Perry and her date Riff Raff took on tricky never-ending denim and won...

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Katy Perry definitely knows how to make an entrance to an awards ceremony - an ice cream bra, anyone? - but at this year's MTV Video Music Awards, she really upped her game. 

Accompanied by rapper Riff Raff, Katy Perry emerged rather gracefully from a low-level Lamborghini to reveal her ensemble: a full-length bespoke denim Versace gown complete with coordinating accessories which, in turn, matched her date's denim, studded suit a dream. 

Feeling the fashion déjà vu? You so should be.

The 29-year-old Firework songstress, being a self-confessed nostalgia geek, modelled her, ahem, quirky look on THAT brilliant matchy-matchy denim look that Britney Spears and her then beau Justin Timberlake rocked back in 2001, AKA the good old days before their match-made-in-pop-heaven went sour... (Sob!)

Katy went on to tweet: 'I must admit my outfit is a result of my love for nostalgia and my tumblr addiction'. So, we can only imagine her delight when Brit herself weighed in on her look. 

Also taking to Twitter, Britney said: '@katyperry Just when I thought the denim dress had retired....you bring it back! You looked amazing tonight bb ;).'

Thank you, Katy Perry, for giving us the chance to relive our teenage fashion dreams one last time. 

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By Maxine Eggenberger