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Winnie Harlow Channels Lil' Kim During VH1 Hip Hop Honors Style Tribute

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Lil' Kim may be inimitable, but model Winnie Harlow does a pretty good job of channelling the "Queen Bitch" rapper.

On Monday at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors, the 21-year-old Canadian model with vitiligo took part in a runway show style tribute dedicated to Lil' Kim, wearing *that* iconic purple jumpsuit worn by the hip-hop artist at the 1999 MTV VMAs.

Here's a reminder, in case you forgot what the original looked like:

lil kim 1999 vmas

Joining three other models on stage, the Toronto-native (born Chantelle Young-Brown) worked the stage in the lace onesie (and single nipple pasty). And of course, she wore the long, purple wig with bangs.

fuck. it. up. 💜

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@lilkimthequeenbee 🔮

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Lick it right the first time or you gotta do it over, Like it's rehearsal for a Tootsie commercial 👅🍭

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Slay.

The other looks recreated by models were the green ensemble from the "Crush On You" video, Kim's jeans and boots with the fur from her 2000 album cover, and the Louis Vuitton monogrammed nude bodysuit and cap, which was modelled after Lil' Kim's photo shoot with David Lachapelle.

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lil kim 2000

lil kim 2000

The "All Hail the Queens"-themed show paid tribute to "female pioneers, trailblazers and trend-setters who led a movement and infiltrated the ranks of the male-dominated genre to make their voices heard and still do today." Queen Latifah, Missy Elliott and Salt-N-Pepa featuring DJ Spinderella were among those honoured, along with Lil' Kim.

You can watch the entire fashion tribute to Kim below.