WERQ: Lady Gaga in Naeem Khan

Posted on October 28, 2011

We’ve spent the day ranting at reality show judges and snapping at red carpet ladies for looking like nursing home carpets, so we feel a little guilty. We’re putting too much negative energy out into the universe and kittens, that’s no way to spend a Friday. It’s time to breathe out the bad and breathe in the good, don’t you agree?

As with so many other times when one’s very soul is in distress, it’s best to turn to Gaga for an answer. She’ll know what to do.

Lady Gaga in Naeem KhanLady Gaga at press conference in New Delhi, India in a Naeem Khan gown.

Lady Gaga in Naeem KhanNaeem Khan Fall 2011 Collection

Lady Gaga in Naeem Khan

Lady Gaga in Naeem Khan

Why yes, Steffi. Dressing up like the First Lady of Oz on a worldwide tour DOES seem like a good idea right now. We feel better already.

You WERQ that teacup, bitch!

[Photo Credit: Wenn, elle.com]

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  • Anonymous

    Hail to the Lady! I needed some whimsy today.

  • Anonymous

    “the First Lady of Oz on a worldwide tour ”

    I love it!

  • Anonymous

    Really pretty!!

  • Anonymous

    I love it.

  • Anonymous


  • http://twitter.com/bredalot Bridget Smith

    Somehow she managed to get the lighting to match her dress & hair. Strategically placed prisms?

    Whatever, looks awesome! Keep it up with the high-fashion crazy, Lady: it’s much more fun than the naked kind.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Heather-Waddell/10401341 Heather Waddell

      Obviously, she needs to hire someone to design and implement complimentary lighting for her wherever she goes. I volunteer, because I miss the crazy multi-colored saturated lights I used to design in college. Also, I bet my budget would be insane.

    • http://twitter.com/asciident Melissa Della

      Seems like she dyed that wig.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=691569288 Christopher Coyle

      Considering there’s not a thing this woman does that isn’t intricately orchestrated, I wouldn’t doubt that those lights were, in fact, strategically located!

  • http://vhanna26.typepad.com Vera

    Lady G. has been hitting it out of the fashion ballpark lately. She looks great, and I love that necklace.

  • Vaniljekjeks

    She looks fantastic!  With very few exceptions, this dress would look like too much on most people.  It suits her perfectly.

  • Anonymous

    She looks wonderful–I love that dress. And the teacup is priceless. First Lady of Oz, indeed.

  • Anonymous

    Said it before, I’ll say it again: Bitch is Fierce.

  • Anonymous

    Gorgeous! I love that she’s coordinated her hair with her dress. :)

    • Lori

      Her hair is in the colors of the Indian flag.   Love!

      • Anonymous

        It would also make a gorgeous skein of yarn — in fact, it kind of looks like one, cashmere and silk, of course, piled up high on her head.  Love the dress, the chair, the attitude — everything!

  • Anonymous


    • Anonymous

      Thanks for that!

  • Anonymous

    “Why yes, Steffi. Dressing up like the First Lady of Oz on a worldwide tour DOES seem like a good idea right now.”

    Love. YOU!!!!!

  • http://profiles.google.com/anplica Anplica Fiore

    Love love love that dress!!

  • Anonymous

    Additional Caption Alert:

    You WERQ that ‘World Fashionbassador’ shit, Bitch!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4AAYOS6VLLZ2OJJZFNCKGUSNXA sg

    the nails make me want to gag

    • Anonymous

      So do the tattoos.

  • Anonymous

    She made me smile, God love you Steffi.

  • Anonymous

    It really is a beautiful dress, but the hair is whackadoodle.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Heather-Waddell/10401341 Heather Waddell

      I feel like “whackadoodle” is a compliment when you’re Lady Gaga.

      • Anonymous

        Yeah, without the hair it would be really weird to see this on GaGa. Like she hit her head and woke up thinking she was Michelle Obama or something.

        • Anonymous

          Now THAT’S a screenplay I wanna see made. No generic pop star & first lady nonsense, either. Lady Gaga gets the headbump & wakes up determined to live Michelle O.’s life.

  • Anonymous

    That is one GLORIOUS dress. Why can’t we see more stuff like that at the Oscars?

    • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    That is one SPECTACULAR dress. Such an intriguing print and fierce color palette.
    I shake my head everytime I see her. She inhabits an alternate planet.
    Best WERQ in quite some time.

  • Anonymous

    I really love that dress. What’s great about it is that a number of women could wear it really well, meaning it doesn’t take a Lady Gaga to pull it off. Though, she does look amazing it in.

  • Kyle Crawford

    ahhhhhhhh…….  that feels so much better.

  • http://twitter.com/wednesdaydreams Natalie

    She looks just STUNNING. I love the hair, and the dress is phenomenal. The way she styled it makes it look effortless and her— even though the dress/silhouette isn’t nomally the kind of thing she would wear.

  • Anonymous

    Lady GaGa, you look gorgeous.

  • http://twitter.com/wednesdaydreams Natalie

    Also, I love how she loves supporting designers from various countries (and I know her rep for championing young and innovative designers) and chose to wear a Naeem Khan piece when she went to India. It’s just wonderful. 

  • http://profiles.google.com/misslauraschultz Laura Schultz

    Wow, stunning

  • Geoff Dankert

    Wait, where’s Hot Ginger Handler?? 

    • Anonymous

      Pouring tea?

  • Anonymous

    thanks TLO.  Miss GaGa i feel the need to bow down.

  • http://twitter.com/Nancer Nancer

    Wow! Now THAT’S how you do it, kittens! :]

  • Anonymous

    Looks a bit like Josh’s print?

  • http://twitter.com/OracleKath Kathrine Marlow

    She looks exactly like a character out of an Oz book, lovely after all the nonsense with PR and Maggie G

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=513945580 Megan Patterson

    This is also my favourite of her incarnations, and I think the most apt given her name. She is truly the Lady of Gaga here!

  • Maria Rosenfire

    The one thing I like about her is that she’s taking haute couture looks that would usually stay within the fashion world (aka the guano crazy avant-garde stuff) and getting it out there for the masses to look at. I approve.

  • Anonymous

    If she keeps this up, I’m going to have to start liking her.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Micaela-Cannon/1465504041 Micaela Cannon

    I love fashionista Gaga so so so so so so much.

  • MilaXX

    I really like this. I like the dress on it’s own, but that picture of her ever so daintily sipping tea with that rainbow bun on her head just makes me smile. WERG it girl!

  • Anonymous

    Love love love. My only wish is that she had brought some of the orangey color into the bangs. Just a little.

  • https://profiles.google.com/104791269167429064986 Judy S

    Love it. Love yer bitching too, but this is very nice indeed. 

  • Anonymous

    Lady Gaga is Lady Gaga’s best drag queen act. No one will do her better.

  • sweetlilvoice

    Love that dress!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MBZQXGWCTBDTAZMEM4S2EJUNUQ Katie

    I haven’t always been wowed by Gaga but I am loving this latest identity. I need to take a throne and tea with me wherever I go.

  • Anonymous

    What a lovely dress.  Thank you.

  • Lori

    :bowing down:

  • Anonymous

    Something about the juxtaposition of the dainty blue teacup and the pointy black fingernails is making me smile.  The dress is gorgeous.  Happy Friday, indeed!

  • Anonymous

    That is one beautiful dress. I’d like to see it on someone who takes it seriously, though.

    • Anonymous

      Oh, my sense is that she’s not taking herself seriously here. You don’t wear a dress that gorgeous and not know and appreciate it. She’s wearing it like she owns everything. Just like a good queen….

  • Anonymous

    YESSSSSSSS!  Thank you, Uncles T and Lo!  And thank YOU, Gaga!

  • http://twitter.com/herong Heron

    LOVE.  love.  

  • Wrenaria

    That dress is amazing.

  • Anonymous

    I love that fabric, but not everyone could pull that off without looking like Eva Peron.

    Then again, they are doing a revival on Broadway and unlike Madonna, Gaga could actually match (and maybe even exceed) Patti Lupone.



  • Anonymous

    HATE the dragon lady nails, but LOVE everything else.

  • Anonymous

    Deep cleansing breaths. Thank you Gaga and TLo for our dose of Friday fierceness.

  • Anonymous

    I love that dress–the colors and exuberance made me smile.  And, as Natalie said, how great that she’s wearing an Indian designer while in India.

  • http://www.facebook.com/shawn.eric.hill Shawn Hill

    That is one gaudy necklace. But it’s better than the model’s. And the hair looks like a toilet swab, but the dress is beyond faboo!

  • Anonymous

    so very lovely.  the only thing better would be a shot that shows the volume of the skirt the way it appears on the model.  i don’t know if the dress is altered, if it didn’t pack well, or if we just didn’t get a good camera angle.  anyhoo, no need to guild the lily.  gaga is perfection.  it must be exhausting to be her.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=701226332 Anique Ashraf

    Daaaamn this is the closest me and Lady Gaga have been. I’m in India’s neighboring country though. I love that she matched her hair to the Indian flag — sheer wit, that’s what she has and that’s what she should work with. Some gals are fierce, some gals are funny, Gaga is BOTH.

    Love the teacup! Oh Gaga, please come to Pakistan. You’ll have a chance to do your hair green with while moons and stars all over it! (Yes, that is the Pakistani flag).

  • Judy_J

    I’m seeing the Lady in a whole new light!  First she wows me with the 1960’s Hollywood glamour, then she blows me away with this stunning gown!  I even love the multi-colored updo! FAB-YOU-LUS!!!

  • oohsparkley!

    She always goes for it and doesn’t hold back.  Werq!  first lady of Oz, actually I think she’d be Queen.

  • Anonymous

    Don’t be a drag–just be a QUEEN!  She looks fabulous…and what I wouldn’t give to be a bad bitch on a purple throne with lion armrests.

    That dress is killa…love the print, and I like the way she’s wearing the strap better than the model.

  • Anonymous

    Fabulous!! And that handler is mighty fine!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/chloe.stabler Chloe Stabler

    That last photo seriously looks like it’s straight out of an editorial.  Fanfuckingfabulous.

  • http://twitter.com/RobertSanchez36 Robert Sanchez

    Yay for the Gaga. To quote Suzanne Sugarbaker, she knows what’s really important in life: “Lookin’ good!”

  • Anonymous

    Take beautiful fabirc and WORK IT not tack it at the neck and pin / stitch up the back.  AhA

  • Anonymous

    Gaga, you magnificent b*tch.  Love it, love it!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=5206761 Sabrina Bano Jamil

    I love Gaga, but I love Naeem Khan more. 

  • Anonymous

    Yeah, that’s a WERQ. And apparently I am the ONLY BK who stuck up for poor Maggie G. I’m sulking. 

  • http://twitter.com/MandySCG MandyJane

    Oh, this made me go to Naeem Khan’s website, so pretty!

  • Anonymous

    My only criticism is for the lack of Hot Ginger in the photos.

  • Anonymous

    As with so many other times when one’s very soul is in distress, it’s best to turn to Gaga for an answer. She’ll know what to do.
    I love you two. 

    She looks fab. Love the rainbow hair.

  • Anonymous

    She looks gorgeous! That dress is beautiful. And wearable… she takes up to GaGa standards with the hair.

    Snaps up!

  • Anonymous

    Thanks Gaga, I needed that.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jessica-TallGirl-Freeman/1043623567 Jessica TallGirl Freeman

    WERQ!!!!  That’s how you do it girl! 

  • Anonymous

    When I was in elementary school, my mom let me get my hair airbrushed blue, pink, and purple at the salon one day. Awesome 80s cotton candy colors like this. I felt amazing. Looking at these pictures makes me feel the same kind of amazing.

  • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

    No mere mortal can pull off that dress! Well done, Gaga!

  • Anonymous

    Love that prismatic light on her hair. A fabulous dress and monster nails. Sometimes I sitll love her.

  • Anonymous

    This whole “widow of a Greek shipping magnate” thing is really working for her.

  • http://twitter.com/asciident Melissa Della

    Great dress. Gaga brings just the right amount of crazy. I feel somehow comforted that she’s back to doing appearances with precious teacups.

  • Anonymous

    perfect chair for her too. This is fantastic. Thanks!

  • Anonymous

    Do you think she gets to keep that dress? Or does she have to return it?

    Can you tell us who9 are the stars big enough to keep these multi-thousand dollar frocks?

    Is there a system? How does it work?

  • http://twitter.com/ashinyoconnor Aisling O’Connor

    A bit of unreality balances out reality.

  • Anonymous

    The print is so unusual and gorgeous. I am just digging this crazy rich old lady thing she’s got going on. Wonder what she’ll look like when she is 80 years old.

    • Anonymous

      Rich. She’ll look very rich.

  • CQAussie

    This bitch is crazy.  And I am loving it!

  • Susan Crawford

    Thank God! My retinas were feeling burned until the glamour that is Lady Gaga restored me. Lovelovelove this dress, that hair and . . . the teacup madness. I am SO ready for a Mad Tea Party with Steffi.

  • http://twitter.com/jennawaterford Jennifer Ford

    I love her in all her excessive, crazy, sometimes-misfiring, yet never-dull glory. LOVE. HER.

    And I need her to star in some sort of Oz pastiche now. 

  • http://twitter.com/evergreen_g G and G

    The gown is definitely wow but Gaga’s styling kicked it up a notch.

  • Anonymous

    Lerve!  How can I not like the perfectly coordinated hair?  Thanks, guys, I can go to happy hour with world peace and love in my heart.  Mwah!

  • Anonymous

    Fantastic dress, she looks great!

  • http://tigergray.blogspot.com/ Tiger Gray

    Steffi requests that we bow down. And oh, am I ever bowing. Work it, you fierce bitch. 

  • Emily Faber

    can we PLEASE get a new format besides “you WERQ that _______, girl/bitch!”? please? 

    • http://www.tomandorenzo.com Tom and Lorenzo

      Jesus, three identical complaints in 12 hours. Give it a rest. We’re not taking requests.

      • http://www.facebook.com/sorana.tarmu Sorana Tarmu

        Alright! I loooove that format!

      • Anonymous

        So you won’t be making me a toasted tuna sandwich?  =^(

      • Anonymous

        Hey – just wanted to let you know that I worked the phrase ‘Jesus, Mary and Oprah!’ into a conversation at lunch with friends yesterday, and it was extremely well-received. Oh course – I credited you boys!

    • Anonymous

      Emily, have you heard of Blogger.com?  It’s a Web site that lets you set up and maintain your very own blog, so you can phrase things the way you want to phrase them and cover things you want covered, etc.

      Because even though you’re using the first person plural tense of “to be” in your comment, you don’t get to choose the formats for this blog.

      I hope that info is helpful!

      • Anonymous

        Please delete the word “tense” from the second paragraph above.  Cannot make the EDIT function work.  Out late last night.  Just beginning to absorb caffeine.  Thank you!

  • Anonymous


    Lovely gown and those coordinating hair tints make me love her.

    I will be very, very sad when she gets tired of this ‘gracious lady’/20th century film star schtick she’s been working.

  • http://twitter.com/#!/Space_Kitty Space Kitty

    I’m loving the Mad Socialite with My Little Pony hair look so hard right now.  I’m finally looking forward to going fully grey, so I can color my hair to match my ensemble!

  • Anonymous

    I just noticed that she’s sitting on an actual THRONE.  With lions.  Love it!  

  • tylka5


  • http://kittysdrawings.com Esz

    Dammit she is so awesome!!

  • http://twitter.com/sockandaphone Gaby

    although my feelings for her are mixed at this moment, that is a beautiful dress.

  • Anonymous

    It really is gorgeous.  But that teacup elevates it somehow.  Indeed, you werq that teacup.

  • Cheri Lee

    I covet the entire ensemble!

  • Anonymous

    Oh, fuck the tea cup! I’m so sick of that particular affectation.

  • http://www.manoneileen.com Manon Eileen

    I love how she wears the strap, it looks much better on her than on the model. Also, love the crazy hair and nails and the glasses are awesome. Hail Lady G. :p

  • http://karensbooksandchocolate.blogspot.com/ Karenlibrarian

    “First Lady of Oz” = LOL!!!  HIL-arious!!!  

    The dress is gorgeous, however.  The perfect combination of elegant, yet crazy — just right for Gaga.  It’s the hair that takes it over the top. 

  • Anonymous

    Not a big Gaga fan. Don’t hate her, don’t love her.

    But I gotta say, she looks pretty fantastic here!  It helps that she’s wearing one of the most beautiful dresses I’ve seen in a long time, and I don’t want to see what horrors she’s wearing as shoes.  But she sure made me smile. 

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

    Gorgeous!  Thanks for the positivity.  I’ve had to avoid the other bitter kittens for a while.  A little TOO bitter for me these days.  PR is just a TV show, bad red carpet fashion is just that, and the WS is just a series of baseball games (although try telling that to others in Dallas).  Hope Halloween finds everyone in good health and spirits!

    • Anonymous

      Ditto Erica.  As my name suggests, i do not sew.  So perhaps that is why I am not quite as upset about the show as some others. Just a wee little reality-drama show.  Won’t let it ruin my week.

      I love the material on Ms. Gaga.  Would have loved to see something equally interesting in the “create your own fabric design” challenge on PR.  But since they don’t get much time to do this, perhaps a fabulous print is out of the question.

  • Anonymous

    Have to agree.  Very Haloween fun.  Love the dress and love drinking tea old school — teacup and saucer in old sizes.  Beautiful original dress.

  • Anonymous

    Yep, just what the soul needed.  LOVE Gaga and she looks GREAT!  Thanks!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3QK7O6OXEX3AYERJWQUXBSVCTY Candy Kane

    “As with so many other times when one’s very soul is in distress, it’s best to turn to Gaga for an answer. She’ll know what to do.”  That has always been my motto.

  • Anonymous

    Love it.  She can be so cool when she wants to.

  • Anonymous

    Lovely dress on both Lady G and the model.  I enjoy the sense of fun Lady G has with her “characters”.  She is at least asserting her creativity…love it or hate it.

    I LUV the interesting necklace on the model.  

  • Annie Leung

    Anyone know who her glasses are by? I LOVE them!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PCARAOJSL553GBBPQSLRYD5REE L.

    Love it all.  Love her.  Only wish she’s lose the ghetto nails.

  • http://twitter.com/susanpcollier Susan Collier


  • http://orangtunes.blogspot.com BIG MAC

    Love it! Wish you guys had a google+ button though. 

  • http://profiles.google.com/mmara00 M M

    Is holding the plate up under that cup that way the proper way to drink tea?  *ducking as other commenters hurl tea dishes my way*

  • Anonymous

    Seriously? Audrey thinks  her hairstyle looks like a goiter and the dress make her look fat.

    • Anonymous

      Fat? Really?  I am concerned for Audrey’s notions of healthy body weight if she thinks Gaga looks fat here. 

      Also, fat doesn’t preclude fabulosity. For the record.

  • Anonymous

    Oh WOW! Just what I needed for a snowy morning pick me up. Thanks, guys.

  • http://asskickingadviser.com/ Ass Kicking Adviser

    She’s so fabulous.

  • Anonymous

    I WANT that dress. I will wear it to class, I don’t give a shit. Give it to me nooooow. 

  • Anonymous

    Oh Yeah, cheered me right up, I sooooooo want that gown.

  • Anonymous

    So great!  And wearing the Queen’s jewels and drinking tea, to boot!

  • http://twitter.com/aStudiobytheSea Jody Lee

    I approve.  Wearing a dress that looks like the side of of a painter’s canvas is attention getting, but not desperate.

  • Anonymous

    Wow, I don’t always appreciate her but this is amazing. She looks great.

  • Anonymous

    love love love

  • Anonymous

    wow.  that is a great sitting down dress.  never saw one of those before.  interesting.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F3HKIK7MIJMBDAQBDWEAQDTXUM theneva

    Aaaaaaaaaaand now Lady Gaga will forever be the First Lady of Oz to me. I love it. Thanks, you guys! 😀

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PKI5RTEEJ5TZIZII6VEN2G3D7A Caitlin

    fucking werq