Since the pandemic began, we’ve been starved of fashion in all forms. Runway shows and fashion week presentations have been cancelled, red carpet events turned digital, and street style all but non-existent, save for the likes of Irina Shayk and Hailey Bieber, who have singlehandedly—alongside Dua Lipa’s Instagram account—kept the style obsessed among us fed. But if there was any definitive proof that we’re almost out of the woods (other than everyone doing their part to participate in Hot Vax Summer), it’s Lady Gaga.
Gaga, who has just wrapped filming on Ridley Scott’s highly-anticipated Gucci biopic, has come back to New York City with force—and by force I mean she’s landed in the city wearing a pair of sky-high nine-inch stiletto boots. The singer and actor has always used fashion to make a statement, from wearing Judy Garland-inspired gowns for her A Star is Born press tour, to going full ‘Paparazzi’ on the Met Gala red carpet. Currently in the city ahead of a performance with Tony Bennett in a special two-night jazz concert at Radio City Hall, Gaga is going all out glam: wearing outfits that wouldn’t be out of place in a dimly-lit jazz bar.
But while she always meticulously plans her outfits to say something, Gaga also always ensures her personality shines through. Case in point: her most recent look, consisting of a Lanvin black knitted mini with a spray of feathers adorning the arms, paired with the sky-high PVC Pleaser boots—signature Gaga through and through—that she’s been wearing non-stop since arriving in the city.
But the party doesn’t stop there. The next day, Gaga stepped out in her most ‘Monster’ outfit yet, tucking a black turban scarf into the belt of her leotard. She wore a black tuxedo blazer as a cape around her shoulders and shimmery tights. What is Gaga saying or selling? Whatever it is, I’m sold.