In the outlet desire of Katy Perry’s new Las Vegas residency, Play, the singer descends from the ceiling while a large hand pinches her by the bow on the aid of her sequined coat. She appears tackle a Barbie doll plucked by a form of mechanical-arm arcade video games. As soon as placed onto a monumental bed, she proceeds to mutter her 2010 hit, “E.T.” It’s pure camp!
This is factual one of the most many outlandish moments in her new point to (which premiered December 29). For fans of the singer, it’s no surprise. Of direction Perry’s got glitzy, over-the-high fashions to head with every and every track.
To craft all of her kitschy ensembles, Perry labored with a pair of abilities who know all about impactful stage model. Zaldy, RuPaul’s longtime collaborator, created Perry’s opening number coat, besides a crystal dress embellished with beer cans and a red vinyl bodysuit with chaps, complete with a marching mushroom headpiece. But any other highlight? The scalloped, red and white striped babydoll dress he designed for her “Darkish Horse” efficiency, which she rocks on high of a gargantuan wooden horse.
Perry additionally enlisted the originate imaginative and prescient of Johnny Wujek, a costume dressmaker and lightweight work artist, to craft the survey for her “Teenage Dream” efficiency. He went for more of a showgirl vibe by process of a slinky, bedazzled robe in shades of yellow, gold, and silver. It’s paying homage to one thing Cher would have ancient on her variety point to (there’s even a feather boa, naturally). The one-of-a-variety-frock—and her gloves, earrings, and microphone—are entirely lined in crystals, studded by none rather than Disco Daddy, a master bedazzler to the celebrities.
Perry’s playful, tongue-in-cheek advance to dressing essentially makes the purpose to for us. More than a decade into her impressive profession, she’s clearly light a reigning queen of camp. Plus, it’s appropriate, given her residency is in Vegas. What did you inquire her to wear, an LBD?
Below, more of the top possible ensembles from Perry’s new residency.