Jennifer Lopez Reveals The Back Story Behind The Recreation Of Her Iconic Grammy Gown At Versace Spring 2020 Show

Jennifer Lopez is breaking the Internet again with her iconic Grammy gown.

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Two decades years after donning the see-through, palm-printed chiffon gown at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2000, JLo closes out the Versace Spring 2020 show during Milan Fashion Week in a re-imagined version of the iconic dress.

Jennifer Lopez in Versace at the 42nd Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles, CA on February 23, 2000 Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect
Jennifer Lopez in Versace at the 42nd Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles, CA on February 23, 2000 Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect

Walking down the runway to a standing ovation during the jungle-themed show, Lopez was joined by none other than Donatella Versace herself.

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the famous gown, the luxury brand recreated a modernized version in which Lopez could strut her stuff while closing out the show.

After she donned the historic grown at the Grammys in 2000, it was later revealed that Google Images came to be because of the search traffic surrounding the dress.

In a video for Vogue, the icon revealed the story behind the recreated gown.

“She basically just was like, ‘It’s 20 years since the jungle green dress. We’re doing a whole collection on it. Would you walk at the end?’ And I was like, ‘Uh, yeah,’” Lopez said of her conversation with Versace.

The singer also revealed that she almost didn’t wear the dress because her stylist didn’t want her to, but it was her only option since other designers weren’t secured and the rest is history.

“I didn’t think it was all that risque, to be honest. I was more excited that it was the Grammys. I wasn’t even thinking about the dress that much. I was just excited I had something to wear,” she said.

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