Katy Perry's Plan to Wear Latex as Long as She Can

11/25/2010 at 05:00 PM ET

Katy Perry is Dedicated to Wearing LatexJanet Mayer/Splash News Online

She’s one of Hollywood’s freest thinkers when it comes to fashion, and according to Katy Perry, her split-personality style started early. “I’ve always been girly…even though I was a tomboy,” the singer tells PEOPLE of her adolescent attitude. “My mother said when I was a kid, I was changing for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I don’t make it a big deal, I just do it.” These days, the singer still has just as much fun with her carousel of daring looks–and she’s taking full advantage of the situation while she can still rock her wardrobe of kaleidoscopic latex dresses. “They have an expiration date and that’s why I’m wearing them now at 25,” she explains. “I’m such a sucker for a theme, so if I go somewhere like Vegas, I’ll dress like Vegas! Or if it’s Christmas time, I’ll dress like Mrs. Claus!” But, she says, her craziest costumes are reserved for the stage–at least most of the time. “I think sometimes with the themed stuff…’I won’t be wearing that to get my Starbucks today,'” before musing, “Although, maybe my whipped cream bra I’ll wear, because I’ll help [the baristas] out. ‘I got it! I got it! Hold the cream! No worries.'” –Christie LaRusso; reporting by Jackie Fields


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M on

funny idea ;)

kiki on

Note to Perry: these dresses are already past expiration date…you’re 25, not 18

Mae007 on

if ya got it, flaunt it – and she sure can! Such a cute lil thing!

John on

Katy you look great. Never mind the nay sayers, jealousy clouds their minds.

Dotti Charlee on

She is busting out of the latex dress, I’m not a naysayer but take a look…in the “girth” area, she isn’t thin enough to wear latex, cute yes, thin no. 25, 15, 35, it doesn’t matter, she is not heavy but again NOT thin enough to wear latex.

sitin on

She better hurry up because she’s already starting to show her middle age spread! She’s gonna be quiute fat!

Sharon on

I love Katy Perry, she is genuine.

Fanny on

Are there any latex dresses for expecting mothers? I would like to see an 8-month pregnant Katy in a latex mini dress.

tink1217 on

she has an amazing figure…it’s so nice to see someone praised for their curves and not be so stick thin…I love this girl!!! Her hubby isn’t bad either!! If you’ve got it…flaunt it tastefully!!! She isn’t showing too much..it’s just the right amount of sexy and sweet!

trsquare on

I love her free nature! Katy, continue to have fun with life!

Jane on

I really don’t get the women saying she’s going to be fat, can’t wear latex. It’s like every woman who doesn’t look like an anorexic barbie doll in Hollywood is fat, and the people that say this are the WOMEN, not the MEN! Katie is all over men’s blogs where the guys are worshipping her body. Get a clue, men like curves. They really, really like them, and they like Katy’s curves, and they LOVE her in Latex.

RubySodo on

I think Katy Perry is absolutely beautiful and has a figure to die for. For those of you who are saying she isn’t thin enough to wear some of the outfits…are you kidding me? I think you may have some sort of image deception yourself. Be careful of what you say out loud. This is why women AND men have such an unrealistic view of what a real body looks like. Go to a therapist and stop adding to the image problems so many people already have. Try embracing your fellow woman for once. It is pathetic that girls as young as 5 are already worried about their weight.

mark on

C’mon people if you were to see her in person with this dress you would probably say “she looks like pork rinds covered in shrink wrap”!! Stick to what looks best on you! In her case, a floral tablecloth with no belt, or accessories!!

Lisa on

@ Kiki…What kind of maw-maw are you to say that 25 is too old to wear the outfits she wears? Are you from Amash country or the back woods? 25 is not too old to wear what she wears. If ya got it flaunt it.



rgCALI85 on

@Dotti Charlee- I agree she’s not pin-thin, but she is thin. Everyone has their opinion, and you are definitely entitled to your own. But I must say I disagree with your conclusion that she does not look thin enough for this dress.

Katy FAN on

Im cracking up at all the haters on here!!! Katy, rock that latex girl, you look great! note to Dottie, better get ur eyes checked, that dress fits her like a glove and looks great! not an ounce of fat anywhere on her!

Jaclyn on

@sitin…you have a lot of nerve. Katy is not fat. she is beautiful. who cares if she has curves. i am so tired of people dissing how celebs look like. she is an artist and therefore wears playful clothes, and she looks good in them.

Renee on

Note to kiki – If you think 18 year olds in latex is appropriate you may just be a pedophile.

lisa on

renee, what are you talking about… that makes no sense! and NO ONE should wear latex. ewww, worse than polyester for comfort i would think

Lola on

This has nothing to do with her age or her body…but I don’t understand what’s so hot about those latex dresses. I like that she’s taking risks and her stage outfits are bright, shiny and fun…but why stick to latex when there are so many other options out there?

Melisa on

Kiki….is 25 the new 50 or what?? You act like she is ready for some Metamucil and PBS. Gimme a break. If I was as cute as her I would wear latex everywhere.

Sasha on

I think she looks adorable. What I wonder though is why she never seems to acknowledge the fetish elements of her wardrobe choices.

SusiQ on

She’s a gorgeous woman and I guess she always will be but no matter how perfect your figure is anything that tight just looks like you bought it too small. Sexy should leave something to the imagination; it doesn’t have to be spray painted on to prove you have a great body. and I’m not a big fan of her taste in men.

Crystal on

She’s such a self absorbed idiot with no talent. Wish all I had to worry about was clothes.

Emmaleigh on

My God sitin, middle age spread at 25 years old? How old are you? 12?

paula on

25 is not old, but in hollywood even 30 for females is ancient! so i give her 5 more years before the next big thing comes out. That’s probably what kiki meant and that’s what katy knows! anyway, her days of dressing like a cupie doll are probably numbered. Besides that, I think she’s very pretty, great body but I don’t like her singing so much. And her husband is flat out crazy.

Caroline on

Are you all kidding!?!? She is so thin. Your minds are all WARPED because of the media. I’d hate to see what you would say about someone who was actually overweight.

Jon on

That’s nice & interesting to hear! Also, Happy 20th Anniversary goes out to Home Alone, and it was cool seeing what some of The Cast, from the first 2 Movies, were up to, and to see an Interview VIDEO with Devin Ratray, etc.

Jon on

Congrats to The Amazing Race Couple on getting Married, and I’m glad Brooke Mueller is happy, and so are her Twin Sons, Bob & Max, and that she’s isn’t in Rehab again!

Jon on

I’m glad everything is good with Brooke Mueller, etc.

Jon on

Happy Early 5th Birthday to Violet Affleck, and it was interesting hearing about 5 interesting facts about King Henry VI!

Sandy Cheeks on

Man what is with these harsh comments? So WHAT if she is 25 (and not 18) and wearing a tight dress!!! Wear it at 35 if you have the figure for it! People need to realize that she is a performer not a politician! Sheesh.. I think she looks great, and knows how to have fun! Good for her that she can embrace her quirky and FUN personality! Hurray for creativity! See… no one understands artistic people, but other artistic people. I’d like to see that dress in a mint green color with light purple palm trees.. :-D

jenn on

I looooooove her style, I always get inspired by her when I design my clothes

go Katy:)

A on

man her boobs are saggy for 25!!! How about she wears clothing that can support a bra!!!! She is fake as that latex, all she does is run her mouth…

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BeRen on

Katy, my Lady, you will never have an expiration date, especially for latex. You’re ‘Fine, Fresh, Fierce’ and beautiful all around!

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Bonsaton on

Chanel, you are such an inspiration to me! you are so bueutifal and confident and I hope you will be in the modeling world for a long long time. I would love to be a model, but sometimes a girl can only dream! You looked amazing in the show:)

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