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26/07/2019 07:51 BST | Updated 26/07/2019 07:51 BST

Elizabeth Hurley's Model Son, Damian, Pays Homage To Her Iconic Versace Dress Look

Damian Hurley's red carpet outfit was a nod to his mum's infamous safety pin dress, 25 years after she first wore it.

Elizabeth Hurley’s son, Damian, is back in the headlines yet again ― this time for paying homage to one of his mother’s most iconic looks. 

The 17-year-old model showed up to the Pat McGrath Labs product launch event in London on Thursday in a black Versace suit with gold safety pins, in a nod to the jaw-dropping Versace dress that helped catapult his mother to fame in the 1990s.

Damian paired the suit-no-shirt look with glossy black loafers sporting a gold emblem and a perfectly coiffed hairdo. 

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Damian Hurley
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Damian and his mum in photos taken 25 years apart

His mother wore the similar dress to the premiere of Four Weddings And A Funeral 25 years ago, which starred her then-boyfriend, Hugh Grant (who is actually Damian’s godfather).

She’s said before that she had no idea the risqué dress would thrust her into the global spotlight and later lead to major beauty and style campaigns. 

“I was so unprepared for what happened that night,” Elizabeth Hurley said in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar earlier this year. “I urgently needed to find a dress to wear for Hugh’s premiere, and in those days I had no idea about fashion.”

Thanks to a kind PR agency that offered to lend something, the model and actress said, she picked up the gown after they “literally fished a dress out of a white plastic bag.”

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Elizabeth Hurley and Hugh Grant in 1994

“I took it home and did my own hair and makeup, fighting Hugh for the mirror, which wasn’t even full-length, in our tiny one-bedroom flat. It was all very unglamorous compared to how things get done these days,” she added. 

These days, Damian is dipping his toe into the modeling world, just like his famous mum.

Just last week, the teenager starred in one of Pat McGrath’s makeup ads, with many picking up on how much he looked like his mother

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