Jere­my Scott: Katy Per­ry and I are two peas in a pod”

The progenitor of Perry’s burger outfit dishes on the three P’s: party rules, pop culture and (Katy) Perry.

Jere­my Scott has had his tongue firm­ly plant­ed in cheek since his begin­nings as a design­er. His abil­i­ty to shock, enter­tain, charm and delight can be eas­i­ly traced across his many col­lab­o­ra­tions with high street brands (H&M) and house­hold names (Brit­ney Spears).

For Spears’ mile-high Tox­ic video, Scott designed a glit­ter­ing nude cat­suit and an air host­ess uni­form with puff pas­try shoul­ders that have since become fix­tures on Hal­loween night. He’s dressed Katy Per­ry in flames for the Super­bowl (and as a snack as of late); trans­formed Paris Hilton into Bar­bie IRL; and turned up to last year’s Met Gala arm in arm with Car­di B, both adorned in match­ing pearl looks that played into the theme of Catholic Imagination”.

The Kansas-born designer’s lat­est col­lec­tion for Moschi­no – where he has been cre­ative direc­tor since 2013 – saw him send a giant TV din­ner-inspired cape down the run­way. It looked good enough to eat. As did Katy Perry’s post-Met Gala burg­er look, which she also wore to quash her long­stand­ing feud with Tay­lor Swift.

Scott’s show­man­ship is innate and pre­vi­ous col­lec­tions have fea­tured Vegas-style light­ing, a car show and a card­board run­way. Hav­ing caught up with Scott post-Tox­ic in 06, we sit down with the design­er 13 years on to shoot the shit – over a glass of Cîroc vod­ka on ice, poured from a lim­it­ed edi­tion Moschi­no bot­tle – a cou­ple of hours before his Lon­don Pride party. 

DRESS­ING TO THRILL

Listen now: Jeremy on what he does best

NOTES ON CAMP

Listen now: Jeremy on the Met Gala’s 2019 theme

POW­DER ROOM CHAT

Listen now: Jeremy on Katy’s burger

DYING TO DRESS

Listen now: Jeremy on Dolly Parton

ABIDE BY THESE

Listen now: Jeremy’s party rules

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