Katy Perry is ELLE's September issue cover star

Katy Perry models the a/w 2013 collections

Katy Perry stars on her first ELLE UK cover. And it was well worth the wait, if we do say so ourselves.

In her coolest shoot to date, Miss Perry is stunning in Prada, Miu Miu, Louis Vuitton, Alexander Wang and Sacai. Not to mention a rather lovely look by Dolce & Gabbana she is wearing on her September issue cover. Not bad for a lady who cites Minnie Mouse as one of her style icons.

A delightfully candid Katy then allowed ELLE to sample her new fragrance and listen to tracks from her forthcoming album (the official announcement is imminent), and lay it all on the line about the men in her life. So to find out about the break-up and make-up with John Mayer, moving on from Russell Brand, and what her relationship with Robert Pattinson is all about.

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The issue hits the stands Wednesday 31 July. Start queuing now. And come back soon for our exclusive behind-the-scenes film of our cover shoot - sneak preview below.

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