California Gurl Katy Perry knows how to flaunt the curves that she's got without going overboard and being considered trashy.
Just how does she pull off showing so much skin and still remaining tasteful in how it's done? It's a bit of a Katy Perry specialty that few people are able to achieve. There's an extremely fine line between tasteful and trashy as we all know.
Katy shamelessly flaunts her small waist and her long legs at nearly every opportunity possible. To keep herself covered in all the right areas, Katy pairs bustiers, corsets and other cropped tops with high-waisted skirts and bottoms. This shows off Katy's fab waist while keeping her chest and her bottom under tight security. The shorter shorts and skirts accent her lengthy legs.
Her fondness for high-waisted bottoms brings back a timeless feel to her look that's reminiscent of old pinup models like Betty Paige, whom Perry also somewhat resembles in appearance.
Katy is in essence attempting to break the waif and stick thin molds that the entertainment industry has put in place. She's well on her way to doing just that, as well as sending a message to all women of all body types that there is no one ideal body. Each body type can properly be accented and sexy.
In a world where thin is in and curves are out, Katy is not only a Teenage Dream, but a breath of fresh air! Rock on, girl!
Â© September 2, 2010 Jennifer Neff for Gather.com