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Lily James is the ultimate It-girl in retro slip dress

The actress looked beach-ready in the delicate slip


lily© Photo: Getty Images
Tania Leslau
Lifestyle Writer
Updated: September 10, 2022
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Nineties nostalgia is forever intensifying within the realm of fashion – so it's no surprise that we're still captivated by Pamela Anderson's style. Thanks to Lily James and her starring role in Pam & Tommy – the former Baywatch star's wardrobe has once again been catapulted into the limelight.

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Lily was recently captured sporting a delicate sheer slip dress boasting sweet golden florals, a halter neck fit and a midnight black hue – a garment from the set of the series. The show's costume designer Kameron Lennox posted the throwback image of Lily on Instagram, who perfectly mirrors Pamela's playful style.

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In the photo, Lily accessorised with a large straw sunhat that held her bleached blonde platinum highlights in place. She showcased a dramatic makeup look that closely resembled Pamela's go-to beauty blend – a dark smoky eye, sharp contour and defined lips. A set of long acrylics added the final touch to her sultry aesthetic.

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Lennox took to social media to share the BTS snaps with followers online. She captioned the post: "Pam & Tommy. FYC- Outstanding Contemporary Costume Design #pamandtommy #emmys #fyc," with a string of heart, fire and sparkle emojis.

lily james outfit© Photo: Instagram

Lily transformed into Pamela Anderson for the hit TV show

Fans of the show were quick to gush over the images, with one saying: "This is amazing." A second commented: "Incredible work," while a third added: "Thank you for these bts!!! Please publish more."

pamela anderson© Photo: Getty Images

Pamela Anderson was renown for her playful, daring style

Pamela Anderson was famed for her daring bombshell fashion. Silhouette-enhancing corsets, latex catsuits, glitter-clad mini dresses, reimagined sportswear, double denim and more signature Y2K styles cemented her status as a nineties style icon.

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Speaking to Harper's Bazaar back in February, costume designer Lennox said: "Pam wore a lot of Alaïa, Versace, Dolce and Gabbana, and Vivienne Westwood. I did a lot of deep diving to find out what Pam was wearing at the time, and I was able to source a lot of the pieces from various vintage dealers."

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