THERE will be a very bright sequined slice of Australia starring in Katy Perry’s Prismatic world tour.
The American superstar revealed she has commissioned local designers Discount Universe, famous among pop chicks for their colourful, cartoonish patterns, to whip up an outfit for the show.
Their clothes have also been worn by a raft of pop princesses including Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Kimbra and Iggy Azalea.
“I just did a fitting with an Australian design team here, Discount Universe, and they are doing one of my costumes for the tour, like a really major costume,” she said.
“It is towards the finale and super important.”
Looking demure in a white lace dress and vintage blazer, Perry sashayed into Sydney for a whirlwind visit to herald the Australian leg of the tour which arrives here in November.
While rumoured to have recently split with her beau John Mayer, the Roar singer was all smiles and chatty bonhomie as she settled down to a revolving parade of interviews and grin and grip sessions with corporate wellwishers from Telstra, who are sponsoring the tour.
She has made no secret of wanting to emulate Pink’s phenomenal success in Australia and while she matches her on the charts, the Prismatic tour will test her power at our box office. Read More…