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Katy Perry's Kitschiest, Candy-Covered, Firework-Spouting Costumes

W Logo By Lauren McCarthy of W | Slide 1 of 22: <p>If you are headed to a <a href="https://www.wmagazine.com/story/katy-perry-witness-interview-7-year-old-new-yorker?mbid=synd_msnlife">Katy Perry</a> performance, you know you are in store for several things: screaming tweens, more than a few radio hits, and, above all, some theatrical ensembles. While <a href="https://www.wmagazine.com/story/katy-perry-taylor-swift-bad-blood?mbid=synd_msnlife">her contemporaries</a> may stick to body-conscious jumpsuits and spangly mini-dresses, Perry has always been one for a costume when it comes to taking the stage. The singer is all for a theme, whether it be a pop-corn miniskirt for the premiere of her film Katy Perry: Part of Me or some literal fireworks when performing her hit "Firework." And there is always a kitsch factor—a light-up dress; a rainbow crop top; lots of wigs. As she drops her <a href="https://www.wmagazine.com/story/katy-perry-witness-album?mbid=synd_msnlife">new album</a>, Witness, today, a look back at Perry's most insane on-stage ensembles.</p>

If you are headed to a Katy Perry performance, you know you are in store for several things: screaming tweens, more than a few radio hits, and, above all, some theatrical ensembles. While her contemporaries may stick to body-conscious jumpsuits and spangly mini-dresses, Perry has always been one for a costume when it comes to taking the stage. The singer is all for a theme, whether it be a pop-corn miniskirt for the premiere of her film Katy Perry: Part of Me or some literal fireworks when performing her hit "Firework." And there is always a kitsch factor—a light-up dress; a rainbow crop top; lots of wigs. As she drops her new album, Witness, today, a look back at Perry's most insane on-stage ensembles.

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