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Ranking Katy Perry’s Best ‘American Idol’ Outfits Ever

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Since joining the panel of judges on American Idol, Katy Perry has not only been entertaining us with her honest critiques but also wowing us with her fashion choices. From bold and bright to chic and elegant, the pop star’s wardrobe on the show has been nothing short of spectacular.

We take a look at Perry’s best American Idol outfits to date, ranking them from the simply stunning to the truly unforgettable. Whether you’re a die-hard Perry fan or just appreciate some fabulous fashion, you won’t want to miss this list.

8. Beaded Halter Dress (Season 21)

Perry stunned in a black and blue beaded halter dress by Bottega Veneta while filming an episode of American Idol Season 21. The fitted mini dress featured a halter neckline that showed off her toned arms and was completed with high-heeled boots.

7. Cow Print Outfit (Season 19)

Perry made a memorable return to American Idol in a head-to-toe cow-print ensemble designed by Christian Siriano. The black-and-white outfit was complete with pumping-friendly access and was shared on Instagram. There it quickly amassed nearly two million likes and loads of loving comments from fans.

6. Black/White Feather Trim Dress (Season 17)

Perry looked striking in a black and white color block feather trim dress by Christian Cowan during an episode of American Idol season 17. The dress, which is from the Fall 2018 collection, featured bold feathers and a sleek silhouette that perfectly complemented Perry’s figure.

5. Ombre Purple Feather Gown (Season 16)

Perry wore a stunning off-the-shoulder purple ombre feather gown by Alexis Mabille for the American Idol season 16 finale. The couture dress featured a navy color base and was trimmed with organza faux fur on the neckline and cuffs.

4. Pink Floral Embellished Top (Season 21)

Perry wore a hot pink structural silk flower halter top with a rhinestone strap and midsection detail, paired with high-waisted lime green sequin trousers for American Idol Season 21. The avant-garde shirt she wore jumped on the corsage appliqué trend, and the hot pink structure of the top made for an interesting silhouette.

3. Silver Dress With Metallic Heels (Season 20)

Perry turned heads in a sparkling studded silver dress and metallic heels during the American Idol Season 20 finale. The gown featured a plunging neckline, side cutouts, and a pink rose detail, with the bottom half draping down to the floor. It featured layered, sequin-embroidered material and Flamenca-inspired pleats. Perry completed the look with a pair of Gianvito Rossi 105 Metallic Leather Pumps and simple drop earrings.

2. Silvery Platinum Dress (Season 21)

Perry wowed in a platinum two-piece ensemble with sequins for the Top 20 performances on American Idol season 21. The two-piece outfit showcased her phenomenal figure and signature chic style.

1. Red Sequin Strapless Dress (Season 20)

Perry looked absolutely stunning in the red sequin sweetheart strapless gown by Bottega Veneta on American Idol. The shimmering red dress hugged her curves in all the right places. The dress was a perfect choice for the superstar, showcasing her impeccable taste and making her stand out as the true fashion icon that she is.

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