’Tis the season… for, like, a BILLION different Jingle Ball performances from Boston to New York City to Miami. While we hesitate to say that anyone will ever match the holiday enthusiasm of Katy Perry’s 2010 Jingle Ball performance outfits (that snowman dress will live in INFAMY), Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, and Taylor Swift have definitely taken a page from her style book for their own Jingle Ball looks, switching up their ensembles at every opportunity to keep things fresh.
Justin Bieber switches up his style for multiple Jingle Ball performances.
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Justin has 5 years of Christmas performance style under his belt already, but 2012 is definitely the year of the vaguely spirited steez. Gone are the days of the updated ugly Christmas sweater and Little Drummer Boy homage. Bieber’s holiday look this year is the same tank top + drop-crotch sweatpants + high-top sneakers + some sort of topper he’s been working for months but rendered marginally festive by a candy-cane color palette. Also new this year, he takes his shirt off sometimes, so… I guess we’re not complaining.
Ke$ha switches up her style for multiple Jingle Ball performances.
Ke$ha’s red carpet and stage style is full of one of this holiday season’s biggest trends: the baroque funkadelic. It’s a mixture of rich metallics, brocades, velvets, and jewel tones with suiting seperates, laced up details, and unbridled embellishment. Ke$ha makes the generally covered-up steez performance-ready with corseted leotards, hole-ridden tights and over-the-knee boots.
Taylor Swift switches up her style for Jingle Ball.
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Taylor Swift (who BTW is giving us a first look at her “I Knew You Were Trouble.” music video on Wednesday) only performed at New York’s Z100 Jingle Ball, but even within the confines of that singular event, she changed up her look. Swift performed her set in a bejeweled and sequined top tucked into high-waisted red hot pants and finished off the look with sparkly silver oxfords and an all-red-everything set. On the red carpet, though, T.Swizzle wore a simple LBD with a sporty neckline, mini silhouette, and triangular inset black-on-black panels on either side of her waist – holiday cocktail party-goers take note! Whose Jingle Ball style do you like best?