Cheryl first showed off the skinny combats as she toured London promoting the re-grouping of Girls Aloud, stopping off first at Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 breakfast show.
Alicia Keys was then spotted in exactly the same trews while promoting her album in Paris.
But, while Cheryl feminised hers with a sexy backcombed hairstyle, heeled boots and an on-trend tux jacket, Alicia took the androgynous route in big high-top trainers and a bulky scarf.
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