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ON THIS DAY:

The Spice Girls’ debut film, Spiceworld: The Movie, was released nationwide in the UK, 19 years ago today, on Boxing Day December 26th, 1997! 

The film was a #1 smash hit, grossing more than £6 million pounds during its opening weekend in the UK alone and over $100 million dollars worldwide.

GIRL POWER

Spice Girls denounce blackface in ‘90s TV clip: “Update your culture!”

  • When it comes to blackface, the Spice Girls have seven words: “Stop right now, thank you very much.”
  • This week, footage of the legendary girl group from a '90s appearance on the Dutch television show Laat de Leeuw resurfaced online. And while the girls were known for “girl power,” the clip is downright woke.
  • In the segment, host Paul De Leeuw brings out white people in blackface as part of the cultural tradition of “Black Pete,” a companion to Santa Claus in Dutch culture. Read more. (3/11/17, 11:18 AM)
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fresh princess 👑

this bomber is giving me life right now with my hair at this level of pink! It’s got such a funky look I feel straight outta fresh prince. I love the colors and how unique the detailing is. It’s got a fairy-dragon vibe to it that I am obsessed with. The matching pink set pairs perfectly with the bomber and blue chucks to give it that relaxed sporty vibe. Add a choker and some hoops for more sass! 💘

Bomber Jacket (thrifted): $7
Baby Pink Crop Top (thrifted): $4
Baby Pink Shorts (thrifted + altered): $2
Blue Chucks (forever 21): $25
Pink Tattoo Choker (99cents only store): $1
Silver Hoops (forever 21): $3 for 3 pairs

-the style blog on a budget