In her 35 years on this planet, pop princess Britney Spears has contributed much to mankind. She's supplied us with key cultural highlights from the early aughts: Crossroads, metallic crop-tops, K-Fed ... Without Britney Jean, how would we ever know the beauty of red carpet denim or red latex jumpsuits? Who else could have sung our go-to coming-of-age quote: "Not a girl, not yet a woman ..."?
A post-Britney universe is quite frankly unthinkable. In fashion inspo alone, Spears has given us more than we could ever hope for from a single icon. And it's not just us--other celebrities are constantly influenced by the "Toxic" singer. From glittering bodysuits to reptilian accessories, Britney has sparked the most incredible trends amongst members of the entertainment industry.
VIDEO: Britney Spears's Style Transformation
In honor of her birthday, we've collated the many moments in which Britney's iconic outfits have paved the way for her showbiz peers.