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Dua Lipa is used to turning heads in one of her signature Y2K fashion moments, but she decided to throw it back even further for the Grammys on Sunday, wearing an iconic dress from the early '90s — and Cindy Crawford had something to say about it. 

On Monday, Crawford shared a throwback photo from the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards. The supermodel wore a strappy BDSM-inspired dress to the ceremony's carpet, complete with see-through lace paneling and lots of gold buckles. In true '90s fashion, Cindy's hair was blown out and pinned into a voluminous half-up style, and the star skipped accessories to let her dress take center stage.

The throwback wasn't all Cindy shared: The second photo in her post showed Dua wearing the same Versace dress to the 2022 Grammys red carpet 30 years later, appropriately captioned, "Then and now 🖤 Timeless @versace @dualipa." 

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While the strappy dress served as a familiar blast from the past, Dua was sure to make the look her own by accessorizing with stacks of gold statement necklaces, chunky bracelets, and a smattering of glitzy rings. Instead of finishing her look with a voluminous blowout à la Ms. Crawford, the pop star opted to debut her newly blonde hair by wearing her pin-straight locks parted down the middle.

This isn't the only time Dua Lipa has paid tribute to a fashion icon at the Grammys (we're still thinking about her Mariah Carey butterfly moment from 2021) — and this year, it wasn't even her only tribute of the night. The pop star carried the '90s nostalgia into the evening when she took the stage alongside Megan Thee Stallion to recreate Carey and Whitney Houston's 1998 MTV Video Music Awards tearaway dress skit while presenting the award for Best New Artist.