Katy Perry Purrs in Canada

Posted on July 01, 2011

Since it’s Canada Day, let’s take a break from worshipping the British monarchy and check in with someone who (thankfully) has no decorum at all.

Katy Perry celebrates the launch of her debut fragrance “Purr” at Sears in Toronto, Canada in a Christian Dior dress paired with Miu Miu shoes.

Miu Miu Peep-Toe Suede Bow Pumps

We don’t care what anyone else says about her, we love that nutty chick. Any gal who shows up at Sears in a Christian Dior dress and Miu Miu pumps deserves our praise, especially if she’s dressing to match her cat-shaped perfume bottle. She’s as campy as a kickline of drag queens and who doesn’t love that?

[Photo Credit: Pimentel/Wireimage, bergdorfgoodman.com]

    • http://profiles.google.com/paigemano Paige Mano

      I think she looks really cute, minus the hair. I prefer the black hair on her, myself.

    • http://profiles.google.com/paigemano Paige Mano

      I think she looks really cute, minus the hair. I prefer the black hair on her, myself.

      • Anonymous

        Yes, I, too, prefer her with black hair. She doesn’t look bad —- just different. The perfume bottle is cute. Very Avon. Very 1960’s.

        • http://profiles.google.com/shannonlstewart Shannon Stewart

          Now she reminds me of Jayma Mays a little.

        • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_2CNDPMVO4W23R5TVC2QMTJ5BZE Heather

          Yes – I used to covet these and my mother would NEVER buy them for me. I would save my allowance for MONTHS (seriously – it was like a dollar a week) to buy just one bottle.

        • Anonymous

          I’m old enough to remember Max Factor packaging their scents with the “Sophisticat.” My mom and aunts had them. http://www.rubylane.com/item/557908-507/Vintage-Miniature-Perfume-Bottle-Presentation 

      • Anonymous

        Definitely. Black hair/fair skin/light eyes is always a striking combination.
        She looks kind of ordinary with that hair color. Luckily, she’s really anything but.

    • Anonymous

      She’s as cute as a button. A purple iridecent rhinestone button with imitation gold leaf crackle.
      The bottle reminds me of the Avon “I’t’s a Small World ” perfume and lotion bottles. That was a line for children. This is too, right?

    • Anonymous

      She’s as cute as a button. A purple iridecent rhinestone button with imitation gold leaf crackle.
      The bottle reminds me of the Avon “I’t’s a Small World ” perfume and lotion bottles. That was a line for children. This is too, right?

    • Anonymous

      Um, hello? The British Monarchy is also the Canadian Monarchy.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3NXBVKLOMNGCAVCVXOVWDGD3SE Marissa

      I think she looks foolish and I really dislike her as a performer (I did see her cute hubby in my neighborhood yesterday though, which was fun) but the outfit is cute if you disregard the ears, and her demeanor in general.

    • Anonymous

      She looks like a cartoon character to me. Ridiculous.

      • Anonymous

        She is a cartoon character.

        • Anonymous

          Good point. So I guess her getup is entirely appropriate!

          • Anonymous

            Entirely! Several people here have said they like everything but the kitty ears. I think the kitty ears make the outfit, because this wouldn’t be a Katy Perry get-up without them. She’s always ridiculous.

    • Anonymous

      I love me some Katy Perry.  I’m not wild about the dress but I am liking the shoes and hair color.

    • Anonymous

      She looks adorable (stupid ears not withstanding).  Love the dress, love the shoes, don’t always lover her.

      • Anonymous

        I kind of love the kitty ears. Totally Josie and the Pussycats!

    • aimee_parrott

      The bottle’s cute, and so is she.  She does always look, though, like someone’s in the process of grabbing her ass. 

    • Anonymous

      There’s nothing about Ms. Perry we should be taking too seriously.  She is here to have fun and make sure others do, that’s all. And she seems to be doing it quite well so far.  Bravo to anyone who finds their niche and works it!

      • Anonymous

        Agreed. She’s young; now is the time to be fun and daring and to rock a pair of kitty ears if she feels like it.
        As TLo would say, if not now, then when?

      • Anonymous

        Agreed. She’s young; now is the time to be fun and daring and to rock a pair of kitty ears if she feels like it.
        As TLo would say, if not now, then when?

      • Anonymous

        Exactly.  The first time I saw her on TV, I knew exactly who she was in two seconds, and I have loved her ever since.  Campy as a kickline of drag queens?  I’ll take it!  And yet I get why some people can’t stand her one bit…the ubiquitous Rosie H-W does that for me.

        • Anonymous

          You got it in one!  And Rose Whatever, I know so little of her so far, beyond her undeniable ability to wear gorgeous clothing well.  That and 3 bucks will grab you a latte at Starbucks.

    • Bethany Ahlberg

      Great post as always, T Lo!  I’m coming out of the woodlurk to say, in case you didn’t realize it, as of yesterday your posts started showing up in my feed as snippets.  I’m feeling a little panicky here, hoping you’ll change it back to a full-post feed.  You wouldn’t make me beg, would you?  Love you guys and think of you as the favorite uncles I never had, since all of mine are creepy.

    • Susan Foster

      She doesn’t look like herself for some reason.  Yeah, I know – people might say it’s because she’s covering up.  But I think it’s that plus the red hair which just isn’t her.

      And call me an unapologetic Perry fan.  She just seems fun and doesn’t take herself seriously.

      • Anonymous

         Totally agreed.  I had to do a double take to figure out who she was. Do not like the new hair color.

    • Susan Foster

      She doesn’t look like herself for some reason.  Yeah, I know – people might say it’s because she’s covering up.  But I think it’s that plus the red hair which just isn’t her.

      And call me an unapologetic Perry fan.  She just seems fun and doesn’t take herself seriously.

    • Susan Foster

      She doesn’t look like herself for some reason.  Yeah, I know – people might say it’s because she’s covering up.  But I think it’s that plus the red hair which just isn’t her.

      And call me an unapologetic Perry fan.  She just seems fun and doesn’t take herself seriously.

    • MilaXX

      Cat ears aside I think she looks cute here. The dress is cute and I would kill for those shoes. I’m also digging the new hair color.

    • Anonymous

      There is something about her that I irrationally cannot tolerate. No idea why. She takes me from 0 to 60 on the irritated meter in about 1 second… She just seems too pleased with herself all the time.

      Having said that, she does look great here. What a pretty, non-costumey dress on her. The red hair softens her face a little, but I’m not sure that’s the right red for her.

      Does she have a strawberry-with-a-face tattoo on her ankle?

      • Anonymous

        I will give her credit: only Katy Perry could have me say that she is “non-costumey” even though she is wearing a fucking cat-ear headband

    • Glen Coleson

      That hair color looks fantastic on her.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UCLO5V2YD36T7QMPKOC7YXPOFU Erica

      Her songs (that I’ve heard) are dumb, but she’s pretty and perky, she’s married to an interesting guy, and she’s got a super cute pair of shoes on, so she’s winning as far as I’m concerned.

    • Anonymous

      She doesn’t look like garbage for once! Very good job, Katy. Very good.

      But hey, just the nitpick, I hate the color of her hair. I wish she’d go black/dark brown.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=6416893 Jenna Kuhmann

      Love the shoes.  Like the lighter hair color on her…it makes her look less severe and more youthful.  Dress is cute too, if not a bit plain.

    • http://phantomminuet.blogspot.com/ MinAgain

      Cute dress, but the Michele Bachmann-esque crazyeyes are a little disconcerting.

      • Anonymous

        that’s exactly what i was thinking.

    • http://profiles.google.com/urbangypsyt Tess D

      I really love this look on her, minus the cat ear head band and the fact that I just prefer her with darker hair. It’s much toned down from the heinous ad I she did for the perfume, in a two-tone latex leopard print catsuit. Not exactly subtle, but Katy never is and I kind of love her. Much like the woman at the gym today in silver sequin shorts; you gotta know people are going to look, some shaking their heads, but you just don’t give a damn.

      Here’s a link to the ad, in case anyone missed it – http://www.bellasugar.com/Katy-Perrys-New-Purr-Fragrance-Catsuit-Ad-11475876

      And, I want that lavender whole outfit and the purple Miu Miu shoes too, of course.

    • http://profiles.google.com/cbueno.sanders Carla Bueno-Sanders

      my god I hate Katy Perry :| also why would anyone get cute comfortable pumps turned into platform stilettos at an event where they have to stand around for hours? there are plenty of platform stilettos out there, you don’t have to get a custom pair, damn

    • Joyce VG

      Adorable!

    • Anonymous

      She looks fantastic…but so conservative in this outfit compared to her usual. Nice to see for a change.

    • Anonymous

      Well, since you’re asking, I sure don’t like that.

    • Anonymous

      I think they should add Katy to the cast of Mad Men. Craziness notwithstanding, I get a 50’s/60’s vibe from her here. lol.

    • http://twitter.com/rachelruthlee Rachel Lee

      Love her outfit, and love her lipstick colour!

    • Anonymous

      As a cat lover, I approve! And I don’t know why, but I love those stupid shoes.

    • http://joansbooks.blogspot.com/ lilithcat

      Gotta love a woman who wears kitty ears!

    • Grace Ritt

      God bless this woman. This is a girl who knows how to look crazy and awesome everywhere she goes.

    • Grace Ritt

      God bless this woman. This is a girl who knows how to look crazy and awesome everywhere she goes.

    • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.parker Sara Parker

      Am I the only one that thinks the material on the sleeves looks kind of chip in a chip way?

    • Anonymous

      I think she looks hilariously wonderful.

    • sweetlilvoice

      She looks lovely here. I love her as a redhead. I smell a trip to Sears in my future.

    • Anonymous

      I like her new hair color! She does bug me though, that wide-eyed too damn perky look gets old fast… love the shoes.

    • aussiegal77

      Gotta say this is a cute ass look.  And sexy as hell.  She doesn’t get on my nerves that much but I can see how she can rub people the wrong way.  Love the shoes, bloody hell, they are beautiful.

    • Anonymous

      Love the shoes.

      I bet Sears requires she tone down the T & A (which she did, adorably) since they want to sell her perfume in the oh-so-cuuuuute! [insert tween squeals here] kitty bottle way down into the baby-sitting money demographic.

    • Anonymous

      Dawww! Pinch huh widdle cheeks! I do love that dress, and those shoes. Not together, but I can forgive cupcake tits because it’s just so costumey. 

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Susan-Maguire/1286325876 Susan Maguire

      i agree…nutty chick…adorable and more importantly, fun…seriously…

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Susan-Maguire/1286325876 Susan Maguire

      i agree…nutty chick…adorable and more importantly, fun…seriously…

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Susan-Maguire/1286325876 Susan Maguire

      i agree…nutty chick…adorable and more importantly, fun…seriously…

    • suzq

      I think she’s very retro camp! 

      A friend of mine is raving about the perfume.  I’ll take her word for it because all perfume smells like bug spray to me.

    • Anonymous

      I love those shoes in the original, not as much in the platform/stiletto version admittedly being rocked here by Ms. Perry.

    • Anonymous

      Sometimes she just bugs the hell out of me, but maybe I’m overthinking Katy Perry. She’s harmless, she’s having fun and she probably makes boatloads of money. Who am I to criticize?

      I love that strawberry tattoo on her ankle, and I think the red hair rocks. On the other hand, she does have crazy eyes.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3AJ237ND3GAHDQJZ4TLCO4WLRA Emily

      She’s cute and fun.

    • Judy_J

      Cute dress, cute shoes.  Just wish the shoes fit her better.  That gap at the heel really annoys me.

    • Jill Roberts

      She’s 26!  The sexy little girl thing is horrible enough on a teenager, let alone on a grown woman.  The pin-up style can be done in a womanly way–Katy even does it, when she’s not playing the vapid baby-doll.  And honey, RELAX.  For some reason you are an international superstar, so chill out and smile like you mean it.

      Whoops.  Katy Perry brings out the worst in me.

    • bookish

      I think that outfit is legitimately adorable, minus the cat ears of course for non-perfume-promoting events.

    • Anonymous

      She is absolutely adorable.  I love everything here, even the ears, but maybe not the lipstick.

    • Anonymous

      She is absolutely adorable.  I love everything here, even the ears, but maybe not the lipstick.

    • Barbara Bundy

      She always looks somehow emotionally needy, desperate for approval, and half-terrifiefd. I don’t know what it is, something about her facial expression. The pained fake smile, the deer-in-headlights eyes…. It’s like looking at pageant contestant the second after she’s asked a question she doesn’t know the answer to. The dress and shoes are cute, but I still just cringe looking at her.

    • Anonymous

      The dress fits her beautifully.  I choose to ignore the multicolored stickers on her toes and the mouse ears. 
       If she ever gets rid of the cartoonish image, she should wear more of this. 

    • Anonymous

      LOVE those shoes!

    • Anonymous

      LOVE those shoes!

    • Anonymous

      LOVE those shoes!

    • Anonymous

      LOVE those shoes!

    • http://twitter.com/sockandaphone Gaby

      THOSE SHOES. *grabby hands*

    • Anonymous

      Pretty sure this is the first time I’ve ever considered her to be adorable and not merely worthy of an eye-roll. Digging the hair, oddly enough.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000357883139 Lynzee Michelle Lamb

      Something weird is going on with her hairline…

    • Anonymous

      She looks so cute and pretty, and i want both the dress and the shoes…

    • Anonymous

      As I was looking at this photo and thinking how adorable KP is in this get-up, my cat came up and started licking my face and loving on me out of nowhere. She knows Miss Katy Perry loves cats. I believe.

    • Anonymous

      Love the shoes! Katy Perry never fails to delight. She’s just like cotton candy: an airy, frothy fun treat that only comes in eye-catching colors and is best not taken in large amounts. Just pure fun on a summer day.

    • Anonymous

      I love camp. I know she tends to be all flashy and tacky like she belongs in a cartoon, but at least she’s fun. I like that she doesn’t take herself so seriously. Why does fashion always have to be sophisticated? There’s room for fun too.

    • Anonymous

      I love camp. I know she tends to be all flashy and tacky like she belongs in a cartoon, but at least she’s fun. I like that she doesn’t take herself so seriously. Why does fashion always have to be sophisticated? There’s room for fun too.

    • http://twitter.com/jennsaysmeow Fifi LaRoux

      I love her. :)

    • http://twitter.com/jennsaysmeow Fifi LaRoux

      I love her. :)

    • Anonymous

      those shoes are phenomenal

    • Lisa

      Wow!  She looks really cute, cat ears and all!  Love the dress, the shoes and the hair!  Normally, she looks like a hooker from an R Crumb cartoon, but she looks really great here!

    • Cindy Claussen

      very “Emma Pillsbury”

    • Diana Martinez

      Freaking adorable! =)

    • Anonymous

      The second I saw this photo the theme song from “Josie and the Pussycats” (cartoon) popped into my head “Josie and the PussycatsLong tails and ears for hats…” So thanks Katy, now I have THAT stuck in my head – which come to think of it, I would rather have this stuck in my head than one of your songs which to me all sound the same.

      Nothing spectacular about the dress other than she is covered. Bet she could wear this to Sesame Street for a playdoate with Elmo and not get booted out of the hood.

    • Bill Curtis

      She’s like a 60’s throwback and I love it.

    • Anonymous

      Ooh, nice new haircolor! I thought the jet black looked bad on her but this one (mostly) works.

    • maddy lucas

      Hate her.  I cannot be swayed.  Hate. Her.

    • Anonymous

      She does what she does quite well.

    • Anonymous

      I love her hair and her shoes.

    • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

      She’s very cute.

    • http://www.facebook.com/suzie.vazquez Suzie Vazquez

      I think she’s great fun :) Cute heels!

    • Anonymous

      Purr-fect! She’s the Cat’s Meow.

    • Anonymous

      amusing. I wouldn’t call it fashion though.

    • Anonymous

      Am I mistaken, or were the shoes changed to add a platform sole? I like them much better without.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T24URKJGBLJQPBWCRPU37IIHLU Krab Louse

      Can’t stand her.  There doesn’t seem to be a personality behind the rictus grin.

    • Anonymous

      As a redhead who loves cats and the color purple and who works for Sears, I heartily approve!  :)

    • mcarlson

      She looks adorable here.