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Must Read: Katy Perry Covers 'Vogue' in Comme des Garçons, Harry Styles's Album Art Is Chic as Hell

Plus, Alexander Wang speaks on the power of "the drop."
Photo: Mert and Marcus for Vogue

Photo: Mert and Marcus for Vogue

Katy Perry is Vogue's May cover star
Just in time for the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's upcoming exhibition "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between," Vogue tapped Katy Perry to model the visionary designer's avant-garde wares for the May issue. Shot by Mert and Marcus, the images are all about structure and proportion, and much like Taylor Swift's cover last May, Perry went bleach blonde for the occasion. {Vogue}

Harry Styles's album art is predictably chic
OK everyone, stay calm: Harry Styles debuted his first solo album cover and tracklist on Thursday, and the accompanying art could be straight out of a fashion magazine. From what we can see so far, the angelic singer poses in a #TumblrPink bath (!) and in a baby blue, Bowie-esque suit (!!!) — we'll need to take some serious deep breaths before he hits the stage on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. Styles's album is set for a May 12 release. {Twitter}

Dolce & Gabbana Holds Alta Moda show in Japan
The maximalist Italian house took the equivalent of its couture show on the road to Tokyo, and the resulting collection — dripping in flowers, jewels and delicate embroideries — was pretty breathtaking. See more over on D&G's social channels now. {Instagram}

Alexander Wang on the power of "the drop"
It seems like fashion brands on every end of the market spectrum are using the term "drop" to describe their impending releases, adopting the term that streetwear brands like Supreme made famous. Alexander Wang, who organized his Adidas collaboration releases in a series of drops, explains why the term has become so popular thusly: "When products are launched in drops the buzz and excitement starts to build in an organic way, initially amongst first adopters, and then trickles down." {i-D}

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