Ginger Spice turns 50: Geri Horner’s style evolution from the 1990s to now

Bursting onto the pop scene in 1994 as one-fifth of the , Geri Horner (née Halliwell) has been in the spotlight for more than 25 years.

During that time the showbiz star – who turns 50 on 6 August – has been quite the fashion chameleon, often switching up her style to suit her career and personal life.

To mark the milestone birthday, we take a look back at her fashion evolution.

1990s: Ginger Spice

Taking the pop world by storm in the mid-1990s – alongside Spice Girls bandmates , Melanie Chisholm, and – Horner was given the nickname “” in honour of her fiery red hair.

The 20-something pop star was all about attention-grabbing outfits, often sporting the brightest, loudest ensembles of the group.

Her most iconic Spice Girls look is undoubtedly the extremely short Union Jack minidress she donned to perform at the 1997 Brit Awards, teamed with bright red platform boots.

Causing widespread shock, Horner quit the phenomenally successful girl band in 1998 and quickly set about reinventing herself.