Missy Elliott, Timbaland, 702, Lil’ Kim and Ginuwine all made cameos for Aaliyah’s 1996 leather laced video, “If Your Girl Only Knew.” Though the clip dropped over 10 years ago (can you believe it?), a few elements like black nail polish, dark plum lipstick, and fingerless gloves have made a comeback on contemporary starlets. Get a vibe for this seminal video in leather pants, cropped vests, and motorcycle boots:

Style Inspiration If Your Girl Only Knew Aaliyah

Aaliyah Fashion If Your Girl Only Knew

Throw in some dark makeup and a futuristic white chair to truly complete the look:


One thought on “Style Inspiration : If Your Girl Only Knew by Aaliyah”

  1. love aaliyah.. most of the trends out now she was already rocking she was most definetly way ahead of her time… RIP babygurl

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