There is something deliciously cartoonish about ELLE cover star Katy Perry. There’s the beauty: generous, sooty lashes framing impossibly big, blue eyes. The hair: a perfect bouffant of raven waves. The superhuman body: waspish waist and chiselled thighs. And, of course, the stage outfits: showgirl sequins, feathers and tassels, and a blaze of spectacular pyrotechnics. In celebration of Katy’s more-is-more style and fearless spirit – and the fact that she credits Minnie Mouse as a style muse – ELLE gives you the most fashionable female
Who can deny the influence of Jessica Rabbit on the red carpet? Surely the most smouldering of all cartoon characters, this vampy chanteuse deals in high-octane glamour; her enviable curves poured into an outrageously sexy, split-to-the-thigh dress. Screen siren waves, long gloves and sleek stilettos complete the look.