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Damian Hurley, 17, pays tribute to his mum Elizabeth, 54, in safety-pin blazer

In 1994, Elizabeth Hurley soared to worldwide prominence when she sported a Versace gown made of safety pins at the premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral.

And the legacy of her gown appears to be a family one, as her son Damian, 17, wore a blazer inspired by the iconic safety pin dress as he attended the launch of Pat McGrath Labs new product range at Selfridge’s in London on Thursday. 

His appearance comes days after Damian appeared as a muse for Pat’s new collection and modelled in a conversation-sparking campaign in which he sported volumunious locks and bore a near-identical appearance to his mum.

Who's who? Damian Hurley, 17, imitated his mum Elizabeth, 54, on Thursday as he donned a blazer inspired by the 1994 Versace gown which made her famous

Wow: She soared to worldwide prominence when she sported a Versace gown made of safety pins at the premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral

Who’s who? Damian Hurley, 17, imitated his mum Elizabeth, 54, on Thursday as he donned a blazer inspired by the 1994 Versace gown which made her famous

When she originally wore the the dress, the Bedazzled beauty, 52, she appeared on the arm of her then-beau Hugh Grant, who is Damian’s godfather.

Elizabeth previously said of the dress: ‘That dress was a favour from Versace because I couldn’t afford to buy one. Hugh’s people told me they didn’t have any evening wear, but there was one item left in their press office. So I tried it on and that was it.’

Some branded the dress distasteful, yet she hit back: ‘Unlike many other designers, Versace designs clothes to celebrate the female form rather than eliminate it.’

Damian, whose father is Steve Bing, is not the first to borrow from the 1994 gown as Lady Gaga sported the gown in 2012 to meet with Donatella Versace while she was promoting the brand’s archive pieces in her music video for The Edge Of Glory.

Golden boy: Pulling his very best pout for the camera, Damian, whose father is Steve Bing, was glammed up to the max while giving the resounding nod to his beloved mother

Golden boy: Pulling his very best pout for the camera, Damian, whose father is Steve Bing, was glammed up to the max while giving the resounding nod to his beloved mother

Wow! His appearance comes days after Damian appeared as a muse for Pat's new collection and modelled in a conversation-sparking campaign in which he sported volumunious locks

Wow! His appearance comes days after Damian appeared as a muse for Pat’s new collection and modelled in a conversation-sparking campaign in which he sported volumunious locks

Sizzling: When she originally wore the the dress, the Bedazzled beauty, 52, she appeared on the arm of her then-beau Hugh Grant, who is Damian's godfather

Sizzling: When she originally wore the the dress, the Bedazzled beauty, 52, she appeared on the arm of her then-beau Hugh Grant, who is Damian’s godfather

His outing comes after Damian has divided opinion with his modelling debut as critics brand the shots ‘creepy’ and ‘doll-like’ – but others have declared their love for the ‘androgynous’ vibe.

He made a striking impression in a bold new video advert for British celebrity make-up artist Pat’s latest foundation launch, clad in a simple white T-shirt and leather jacket combo.

Showing off a picture-perfect pout while posing with flowing locks and highlighter, Damian seemed to have inherited his mother’s confidence in front of the camera.

Chic: He proved he has inherited his mum's sense of style in the ensemble

Chic: He proved he has inherited his mum’s sense of style in the ensemble

Edgy: His outing comes after Damian has divided opinion with his modelling debut as critics brand the shots 'creepy' - but others have declared their love for the 'androgynous' vibe

Edgy: His outing comes after Damian has divided opinion with his modelling debut as critics brand the shots ‘creepy’ – but others have declared their love for the ‘androgynous’ vibe

Way back when: Elizabeth and Damian are seldom seen apart (pictured in 2016)

Way back when: Elizabeth and Damian are seldom seen apart (pictured in 2016)

Yet his likeness to his British actress mother has made some social media users ‘uncomfortable’ – with critics dubbing the snaps (taken by fashion photographer Steven Meisel) as ‘doll-like’ and ‘creepy’.

Speaking about Damian’s work with the brand, Pat said: ‘A SUPERMODEL is born. FEAST YOUR EYES on the DIVINE Damian Hurley with whom I’m obsessed…

‘I’m so incredibly proud to call him one of my new McGrath Muses as part of the major campaign the legendary Steven Meisel so magically captured…

‘It’s no surprise that as the offspring of the ever-gorgeous Elizabeth Hurley, Damian is a bright, young emerging star who has incredible energy, a wonderfully magnetic personality, and an exceptional look’.

A star is born: Speaking about his work with the brand, Pat said: 'A SUPERMODEL is born. FEAST YOUR EYES on the DIVINE Damian Hurley with whom I'm obsessed'

A star is born: Speaking about his work with the brand, Pat said: ‘A SUPERMODEL is born. FEAST YOUR EYES on the DIVINE Damian Hurley with whom I’m obsessed’

Wow! Hugh's premiere saw Elizabeth truly make her mark on the showbiz world

Wow! Hugh’s premiere saw Elizabeth truly make her mark on the showbiz world

Stunning: He donned a custom-made Versace suit with matching loafers from the brand

Stunning: He donned a custom-made Versace suit with matching loafers from the brand 

Via CelebStarZone

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