Armani to Design Lady Gaga's Born This Way Tour Costumes
>> Giorgio Armani will reprise his role as Lady Gaga's chief costumer when he creates the clothes she'll wear for her upcoming Born This Way Ball tour.
Armani has created costumes and red-carpet outfits for Gaga in the past, but the new costumes will be more diverse. Sketches of the clothes reveal everything from a long-sleeved, floor-length shift dress to a hat shaped like a keyboard. The Armani team used PVC, lots of metal studs, and jet-black Swarovski crystals to create the outfits.
"Collaborating with Lady Gaga is always an exciting experience for me," Armani said. "I admire the way she uses fashion as a scenic element and as a means to build a character."
A look at the characters Armani helped Gaga create in the gallery.
Photo: Lady Gaga in Armani at the 2010 Grammy Awards.