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Over the years, she’s become as renowned for her glamorous, eclectic and oftentimes outrageous wardrobe as she has her string of infectious pop hits.

But self-confessed ‘shopping addict’ Katy Perry has now announced plans to quell her passion for fashion in a bid to help save the environment.

Speaking on Instagram Live, the star, 36, said: ‘I used to be so addicted to shopping. I have become so aware of how wasteful I have been as a consumer with clothes.

Passion for fashion: Self-confessed 'shopping addict' Katy Perry has now announced plans to quell her passion for fashion in a bid to help save the environment. Pictured in 2016

Passion for fashion: Self-confessed 'shopping addict' Katy Perry has now announced plans to quell her passion for fashion in a bid to help save the environment. Pictured in 2016

Passion for fashion: Self-confessed ‘shopping addict’ Katy Perry has now announced plans to quell her passion for fashion in a bid to help save the environment. Pictured in 2016

‘In my personal life I have pledged to myself that I am not really going to buy. I want to only buy out of necessity.’

The star, who welcomed her daughter Daisy Dove with fiancé Orlando Bloom in August, also went on to highlight the impact of fast fashion.

She noted: ‘Clothes are in the top five of the most polluting things for our planet and I cannot be a part of that like I was. Especially knowing my daughter is going to grow up in that.’ 

With the star planning to apply her new sartorial philosophy to her personal life, she will likely remain the eye-catching red carpet fixture she’s long enjoyed being.

Ensembles: Over the years, she's become as renowned for her glamorous, eclectic and oftentimes outrageous wardrobe as she has her string of infectious pop hits. Pictured in 2018

Ensembles: Over the years, she's become as renowned for her glamorous, eclectic and oftentimes outrageous wardrobe as she has her string of infectious pop hits. Pictured in 2018

Ensembles: Over the years, she’s become as renowned for her glamorous, eclectic and oftentimes outrageous wardrobe as she has her string of infectious pop hits. Pictured in 2018

Life: The star, who has long been an eye-catching fixture on the Met Gala red carpet (pictured in 2017), plans to apply her new approach to fashion to her personal life

Life: The star, who has long been an eye-catching fixture on the Met Gala red carpet (pictured in 2017), plans to apply her new approach to fashion to her personal life

Catching the eye: Katy is pictured at the Met Gala in 2019

Catching the eye: Katy is pictured at the Met Gala in 2019

Life: The star, who has long been an eye-catching fixture on the Met Gala red carpet (pictured left in 2017 and right in 2019), plans to apply her new approach to fashion to her personal life

The singing superstar is among a long line of fashionable celebrities whose elaborate ensembles are frequently the talk of the town at the annual Met Gala.

She’s also hit red carpets around the world in gowns bearing eye-watering price tags, including the $100,000 Valentino couture dress she wore to the Grammy Awards back in 2014.

Arriving fresh from the achingly chic runways of Paris, the dress was given a personal touch, with small musical notes printed inside the lace material.

The Roar singer also stepped out onto the Super Bowl halftime show stage in truly memorable style when she donned a customised Jeremy Scott dress, which was emblazoned with a flame design – and was estimated to cost as much as $20,000.

Memorable: She memorably wore a $100,000 Valentino couture gown to the Grammys in 2014

Memorable: She memorably wore a $100,000 Valentino couture gown to the Grammys in 2014

Memorable: She memorably wore a $100,000 Valentino couture gown to the Grammys in 2014

Another costly fashion high for the star came in the form of a strapless polka dot and floral Oscar de la Renta gown she wore to the American Music Awards in 2013.

Taken from the fashion house’s Spring 2014 collection (because of course, darling), the not-so-little black dress carried a $10,000 price tag. 

Her confession comes days after she gushed about the experiences she’s had raising her five-month-old offspring as she took part in a Q&A on Thursday.

The singer told fans how her bundle of joy has ‘changed [her] life’ as she spoke to them while launching her Coca-Cola Open To Better can on Instagram Live.

Wow: Another costly fashion high for the star came in the form of a strapless polka dot and floral Oscar de la Renta gown she wore to the American Music Awards in 2013. Price? $10,000

Wow: Another costly fashion high for the star came in the form of a strapless polka dot and floral Oscar de la Renta gown she wore to the American Music Awards in 2013. Price? $10,000

Wow: Another costly fashion high for the star came in the form of a strapless polka dot and floral Oscar de la Renta gown she wore to the American Music Awards in 2013. Price? $10,000

She said of her offspring: ‘She changed my life and still continues to change my life,’ before sharing how she has learned to prioritise time with her child. 

Katy continued: ‘I think that you realise that when you become a mother… you just have to focus on being a mom.

‘And it’s not because you don’t love other people, it’s not because of anything besides you just want to be a great mom.

‘So a lot of stuff falls away when you become a mom and it is the best job in the world. I highly recommend it when you’re ready.’

This girl is on fire: She performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in a Jeremy Scott dress, which was emblazoned with a flame design – and was estimated to cost as much as $20,000

This girl is on fire: She performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in a Jeremy Scott dress, which was emblazoned with a flame design – and was estimated to cost as much as $20,000

This girl is on fire: She performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in a Jeremy Scott dress, which was emblazoned with a flame design – and was estimated to cost as much as $20,000

Despite her demanding schedule, the pop star and American Idol host has also learned to slow down and cherish each day as her daughter quickly grows. 

She said: ‘I see my daughter change so much in the past five months and looking back at photos it’s like, “Whoa”. You see time in human form and it’s like… Now she’s got chunky cheeks.’

‘In a way, it’s really encouraged me to be even more present and to value every day,’ the California native added. ‘And all we have is this moment. That’s what’s promised is this moment and nothing else.’

Katy took part in the Q&A to promote her limited edition Coca-Cola can, which features her pledge for the year, ‘I Promise to Meditate’. Proceeds will go to her chosen charity, the anti-poverty organisation ONE.  

Nuptials: Katy and her fiancé Orlando Bloom have been engaged since 2019 and intended to tie the knot this year in Japan, but have delayed the festivities on account of COVID-19

Nuptials: Katy and her fiancé Orlando Bloom have been engaged since 2019 and intended to tie the knot this year in Japan, but have delayed the festivities on account of COVID-19

Nuptials: Katy and her fiancé Orlando Bloom have been engaged since 2019 and intended to tie the knot this year in Japan, but have delayed the festivities on account of COVID-19

Bliss: She's currently in the throes of new motherhood after welcoming the arrival of her first child, daughter Daisy Dove, with fiancé Orlando in August

Bliss: She's currently in the throes of new motherhood after welcoming the arrival of her first child, daughter Daisy Dove, with fiancé Orlando in August

Bliss: She’s currently in the throes of new motherhood after welcoming the arrival of her first child, daughter Daisy Dove, with fiancé Orlando in August 

Since becoming a mother, the Chained To The Rhythm hitmaker appears happier than ever as she and Orlando, 44, are reportedly ‘obsessed’ with their little girl.

A source recently told Entertainment Tonight that the singing sensation ‘has been incredible with her daughter.’

The insider shared: ‘The couple and their love for one another had grown to a level they didn’t even expect since the arrival of their daughter.’

They have been engaged since 2019 and intended to tie the knot this year in Japan, but have delayed the festivities on account of COVID-19.

Orlando also shares his nine-year-old son Flynn with his ex-wife Miranda Kerr.

Cherish: The singer, who performed in celebration of President Joe Biden's inauguration last week, said she has learned to slow down and cherish the special moments since giving birth

Cherish: The singer, who performed in celebration of President Joe Biden's inauguration last week, said she has learned to slow down and cherish the special moments since giving birth

Cherish: The singer, who performed in celebration of President Joe Biden’s inauguration last week, said she has learned to slow down and cherish the special moments since giving birth

Source: DailyMail

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