Is Katy Perry Having A Fashion Renaissance?

The star recently went sans-shirt in Paris.
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The release of the 2010 album Teenage Dream was not only a defining moment in music, but for Katy Perry’s style. The cupcake top and whipped cream bra from the California Gurls music video are inarguably iconic, and her candy-themed tour wardrobe cemented her as a sartorial boundary-pusher.

While she continued releasing music over the next decade, upon dropping the lolly-inspired garb, Perry’s status as a trend setter fell by the wayside and her ensembles out of the headlines (aside from that time she wore a hamburger to the Met Gala).

However, ahead of the release of her sixth studio album, Perry has stepped back into the spotlight—with a whole new wardrobe.

The singer’s style renaissance may have been brought sharply into focus thanks to recent, viral appearances at Paris Couture Week; but Perry’s sartorial comeback has been brewing in the back of our feeds for some time. Ahead, look back at some of the pop star’s best new looks that you probably missed.

Katy Perry wears ripped black stockings, no bra and a blak coat in paris during the couture shows
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June 2024

At the fashion house’s fall/winter ’25 Haute Couture show in Paris.

Katy Perry wears a red dress in paris during couture week
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June 2024

Arriving at the Ritz during Paris Couture Week, wearing a train that seemingly features her own lyrics on it.

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Grace Ling Couture

May 2024

On an episode of American Idol.

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Interior NYC

April 2024

At the iHeart Radio Awards.

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December 2023

At the 2023 VinFuture Prize in Vietnam.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Katy Perry departs the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla on May 06, 2023 in London, England. The Coronation of Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the other Commonwealth realms takes place at Westminster Abbey today. Charles acceded to the throne on 8 September 2022, upon the death of his mother, Elizabeth II. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
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Vivienne Westwood

May 2023

At the coronation of King Charles III.

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In Bob Mackie

April 2023

For a televised performance celebrating Carol Burnett’s 90th birthday.

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