There was no missing Katy Perry on Monday night. In the darkness of the Standard Hotel’s 18th Floor, the pop star sipped cocktails until nearly 4 am while her dress continuously flashed every color of the rainbow. It was enough to provoke a seizure (or at least a headache), but Perry behaved as if nothing were out of the ordinary. Guess no one told her there’s a difference between dressing to stop traffic and dressing like a traffic stop.
This story first appeared in the May 5, 2010 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.