LOOK: 5 times Disney’s new Ariel, Halle Bailey made a splash on the red carpet

Walt Disney Studios caused a social media storm this week when they announced that 19-year-old singer and actress Halle Bailey is to play Ariel in the live-action remake of "The Little Mermaid."

Halle and 21-year-old sister Chloe make up the R&B duo, Chloe x Halle. 

The sisters are often spotted on the red carpet of awards and social event wearing avant-garde outfits. 

Playing on the "twinning" trend since the sister look almost identical regardless of their age gap. 

Their contemporary style always makes a bold statement on the red carpet. 

Here are five times the sisters have shown off their unique style. 

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Halle Bailey, left, and Chloe Bailey, of Chloe x Halle, arrive at the American Music Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Halle Bailey, left, and Chloe Bailey, of Chloe X Halle, arrive at the Women In Film Crystal and Lucy Awards. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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Chloe Bailey, left, and Halle Bailey, of Chloe x Halle, arrive at the MTV Movie and TV Awards. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Chloe Bailey, left, and Halle Bailey arrive at the BET Awards. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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Halle Bailey, left and Chloe Bailey, of Chloe X Halle, arrive at the BET Awards. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)

The Little Mermaid will be directed by Rob Marshall, who confirmed the news in a statement saying: “After an extensive search, it was abundantly clear that Halle possesses that rare combination of spirit, heart, youth, innocence and substance — plus a glorious singing voice — all intrinsic qualities necessary to play this iconic role.” 

Bailey will be joined by stars Melissa McCarthy, Jacob Tremblay and Awkwafina for the remake this classic movie. 

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