Singers, be prepared: Katy Perry is ready to steal your voice.
The 34-year-old channeled Ursula — the sea witch from “The Little Mermaid” who takes heroine Ariel’s voice — for a Disney-themed “American Idol” episode that aired Sunday.
The “Firework” hitmaker slipped into a custom black and purple dress created by Johnny Wujek, the imaginative co-creative director of her Katy Perry Collections shoe label. The outrageous costume was covered in sparkles and giant tentacles that resemble the ones Ursula boasts in the classic film.
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For shoes, the “Idol” judge reached for her brand’s Francesca bootie, which is marked down from $159 to $111. The ankle boot features a pointed silhouette with a 3.5-inch bubble-covered block heel.
Perry finished off the look with wild makeup, painting her face purple with a bold red lip. She wore a gravity-defying platinum hairstyle replicating Ursula’s ‘do.
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The A-lister’s eponymous shoe label launched in 2016 as a joint venture with Global Brands Group Holding Ltd. Speaking to FN in 2018, Perry called it “like a limb of mine — it’s really that important to me.”
“I think what surprised me was the reaction — people really like it. All the main stores, they started online, and then they went into actual physical locations. They took a lot of chances with me because my shoes are really personality pieces,” she said. “We have shoes that are staples — we cover the whole gamut of footwear — but mostly the ones that I like to highlight are for that fun, unique individual or someone who is wearing all-black and wants the personality to pop on their feet. The styles are fun. A lot of times, they’re funny, cutesy. They’re kind of like storytelling shoes.”
Watch the video below to see Perry discuss her Katy Perry Collections shoes.
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