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Our cheat-sheet on ''Spice World''

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Our cheat-sheet on ”Spice World”

Yo, we’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want: to bask anew in the goofy appeal of 1998’s Spice World. Full of random cameos (Hugh Laurie, is that you?), the special-edition DVD arrives just in time for the band’s reunion tour and greatest-hits CD. Below, a girl-power primer.

POSH
The Look Understated fashionista. Her ”little Gucci dress” and sleek bob still look chic. The ‘Tude Diva. In World, Posh declines to join the others on a ropes course, sashaying past in fatigue-print hot pants and spiky heels. The Talk ”Don’t touch my wardrobe.”

SCARY
The Look A dizzying array of catsuits in colors not found in nature. The ‘Tude Uninhibited. Scary’s distinctive Leeds accent gives everything — including a disquisition on tropical fish — a comic edge. The Talk ”Maybe I should just stop being loud.”

GINGER
The Look Ginger sets off her striped red mane with a series of garish, frequently feathered getups. The ‘Tude Demanding. She revels in bossing around everyone, from her bandmates to laboring moms-to-be. The Talk ”I’m going to slap you in a minute.”

BABY
The Look Teensy slip dresses plus platinum pigtails and an ever-present lollipop make Baby the cutest kindergartner over age 20. The ‘Tude Supersweet. When a cop tries to bust the girls, one smile from Baby melts his ire. The Talk ”Hands off my fluffy toys.”

SPORTY
The Look Tracksuits, tank tops, and trainers. The ‘Tude No-nonsense. Lifting weights on the Union Jack’d, Meat Loaf-driven double-decker tour bus, Sporty seems the most at home in her Spice Girl persona. The Talk ”Boys? Doesn’t ring a bell.”

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