Love or Loathe: Katy Perry’s Cape

This nippy time of year, what to wear over your cocktail dress is always a conundrum. Rick Owens moto-jacket? A sleek DVF silver trench? A posh pashmina? Well Katy Perry seems to have found a brand new outerwear option: a cape.

That’s right minions, K.Per looked like a caped crusader at last night’s UNICEF Snowflake Ball in NYC, and I can’t quite decide how I feel about her ultra odd outfit:

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The look was courtesy of Naeem Khan, and strangely, I rather like the cape–it’s the dress which I have my doubts about. A velvet halter dress isn’t easy for anyone to pull off, and the center seam makes her look shapeless, not to mention the hem is too long. But, her makeup is flawless and accentuates the look perfectly, as does her sleek unfussy hair.

Later in the eve KP changed into a silvery number to sing (off-key, BTW) “Roar,” “Firework,” and “Unconditionally,” which was apparently inspired by her UNICEF trip to Madagascar earlier this year.

What’s your take on the cape and dress ensemble? Is it a wintery win or seriously strange?

COMMENTS

  1. Alina Said:

    It’s usual for Katy to wear something like this. I think she’s trying to be unique because Lady GaGa over does it and Katy thinks she can always show her up at everything because apparently what’s less is sometimes more.

  2. Stella Said:

    I love/adore the cape! But that dress is just something else. The hem/line down the middle is just tacky.

  3. Lea Said:

    LOATHE IT. Dress hideously and can’t sing.

  4. Kati Farkas Said:

    Loved the cape concept! Switch the fabrics, so the cape is pure red velvet and the dress is gold and red, and it works. Don’t say it looks too much like Red Riding Hood, because Katy can pull it off.

  5. wendy Said:

    love the cape, hate the dress. it makes her look fat

  6. Sunny :-) Said:

    I thought the Gossip Girly only one series but grants do I know that there is a peculiar side where as much mischief is to be read as in any other gossip magazine always these separations, always new or old couple who go back together, drugs, and alkoholl other always idiocy that myself that’s boring which is the same if I would ansehn the same movie every day, I there is my except celebrities also other people in this world and give it as much stories that have experienced Mosna and sure like t

  7. Alyssa Said:

    I love Kate!! She’s just trying to be creative, and its just a dress. Both love the cape, and the dress. And its a wintery win, and a strange win.

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