MTV VMAs: Pharrell and Wife Helen Lasichanh Channel Britney and Justin Circa 2001

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Helen Lasichanh and Pharrell Williams

Their all-denim ensembles give us flashbacks.

Although it wasn’t as on the nose as Katy Perry and Riff Raff’s impersonation of Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards, there was a celebrity couple on this year’s VMAs red carpet who gave us a bit of deja vu.

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Pharrell Williams and his wife, Helen Lasichanh, both donned head-to-toe denim in a move that seemed inspired by the former pop power couple.

Williams wore a darker gray-blue denim jacket along with skinny jeans, a white tee and a black fisherman’s cap. His other half donned a classic blue denim shirt under distressed overalls and wore a hat as well. They even coordinated down to their boots, which had their only pop of color: red laces.

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So, which do you prefer: the 2001 formal denim duo or the cool 2015 version?