Tabatha's Takeover: This Dress Makes Katy Perry Look Like 'a Bat-Winged Box In Boots'

05/10/2013 at 04:30 PM ET

Katy Perry dressThelonius/Splash News Online

We all know Tabatha Coffey, Bravo’s sharp-tongued Aussie style pro, from her newest show, Tabatha Takes Over, which is in its fifth season! And now, she’s bringing her talents online, joining us at PEOPLE StyleWatch each week to dish on some of the bestand worst – celebrity looks of the week. Keep in mind the opinions below belong solely to the stylist … though she’s probably saying what lots of you are thinking, anyway!

Today, she discusses Katy Perry, whose outfit didn’t have whipped cream boobs or a Smurf’s face, but still managed to surprise us.

Seriously Katy, what in the hell are you wearing? From the print of the dress to the crazy collar and air conditioned sleeves, this frock is a hot silk mess.

Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not trying to be a bully, I’m just saying what everyone else is thinking. Let me put it this way: You have this killer, dynamic body that should be celebrated with clothing that accentuates your figure. This “thing” you have on is just making you look like a colorful bat-winged box in boots.

My recommendation: You should check out what the chick behind you is wearing. Actually, follow her into the washroom and convince her to swap outfits. Pay her off if you have to. It would be worth every penny.

But don’t get rid of your boots. Those ripped jeans and that vintage Janet Jackson shirt would look brilliant with your rock star leather Jimmy Choo boots, jet black hair and cool girl black sunglasses.

Tell us: Do you agree with Tabatha, or is she being too harsh? Tell us in the comments below!

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Christy on

No she is nit being harsh, I love Katy Perry’s dress and outfits but that’s too much! Sorry Katy

flaviah on

she’s being a bit harsh, if katy wore clothes that accentuate her beautiful curves everyday she’d get bored and we’d get bored and probably a little self concious.. leave her alone, she’s trying something different! and fyi that ‘chick’ behind her is her assistant

Ann on

Tabatha needs a total makeover as she wears some rather tacky outfits always in black…….she is rude and needs to curve the foul language. Not a fan!!!!

Savannah on

I love Katy perry there’s a reason for everything

JMS on

Tabatha is 100%. There is a difference from quirky and horrific. Katy needs some help, I adore her and her music.

Teresa on

Some of the stuff Katy has worn lately is just wrong. Both for her and fashion. Tabitha’s criticism was justified in this case. Katy is trying too hard. And enough with the stage makeup in everyday life. You look 45 years old.

jessica smith on

this is incredibly mean-spirited, not just this post – but this entire series. attacking people’s appearances and then we wonder why there is a bullying epidemic. we are modeling this for children…yes, these are adults, but adults still have feelings and bullying robs people of their humanity.

Jason on

I agree completely. Keep the boots and change everything else!

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