Madonna wears a staggering nine outfits on her comeback tour – but which superstar is the concert costume-change champ?
Madonna kicked off her Celebration Tour at the weekend, wowing fans with nine costume changes.
Madonna wowed fans with nine costume changes as she kicked off her Celebration TourCredit: Splash News
But the Queen of Pop isn’t the only one going through her stage outfitsCredit: The Mega Agency
Standout looks include an updated version of her infamous conical bra, a jewelled halo headpiece and a reflective catsuit.
And the Queen of Pop isn’t the only one.
Huge acts including Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles also wowed crowds this year.
These megastars’ stage outfits – dubbed their tourdrobes – are almost as important as their hits.
Abby McHale grabs her backstage pass to work out who is the undisputed leader of the style pack
WITH outfits by Gucci, Valentino, Balmain and Mugler, Bey’s tourdrobe was a who’s who of the designer world.
Alexandr McQueen’s “media impact value” was reportedly boosted by £6million thanks to the tour.
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Beyonce swapped her outfits on the Renaissance Tour, wearing more than 50 costumesCredit: Getty
Queen Bey, 42, swapped her outfits, wearing more than 50 different costumes, some of which took up to 700 hours to make.
But her metallic looks are the ones that really shone.
Love On Tour
WHILE Harry, 29, stuck to one outfit per night, he wowed with a different look every evening.
And with more than 170 dates, that’s a lot of costumes.
Harry Styles stuck to one costume per night, but still racked up over 170 outfits
As the heart-throb travelled the globe, searches for feather boas rose by 215 per cent, while Hobbycraft reported a surge in views for watermelon iron-on patches.
Showing off his eclectic style, the As It Was singer wore a mix of sequin jumpsuits, flares and colourful co-ords.
The Eras Tour
EACH section of her 3 hour 15 min minute set focuses on a different album, and there are 16 outfit changes.
The 33-year-old has apparently generated £5million for Versace’s coffers after wearing the label’s clothes.
Taylor Swift has racked up 16 costume changes on the Eras TourCredit: Getty
Other brands include Roberto Cavalli and Elie Saab.
The star’s fans added to the fun, with #erastouroutfits pulling in more than 1.3billion views on TikTok.
That’s Taylor-made magic for you.
Future Nostalgia Tour
WITH four changes during her set, the 28-year-old chose from 12 different costumes.
The style queen was seen wearing designs from catwalk icons Balenciaga, Mugler and Dior, with one couture catsuit emblazoned with 120,000 crystals.
Dua Lipa had four changes during her setCredit: Getty
Although her signature catsuits – worn in an array of eye-popping colours – were the signature theme, Dua showed her cheeky sense of humour with a Clueless-inspired outfit.
OUTFIT CHANGES: 4
CHANGING six times throughout each show, Sam has worn costumes including a Virgin Mary-inspired look and a pink, ruffled number.
Some outfits even sparked a backlash.
Sam went through six different outfits, and many of them were singled out as controversialCredit: Getty
The 31-year-old’s devil costume was singled out, with some commenting that it is “evil” to don a satanic-themed costume.
Some looks were by high-end designers such as Valentino, but they also used independent designers.
OUTFIT CHANGES: 6
CHRISTINA, 42, said she wanted to celebrate the queer community, so chose to work with designers who are LGBTQ+.
Reviews called the show “dramatic and dazzling” and that’s no surprise as the star’s saucy costume theme was PVC, with boob-boosting corsets and black PVC chaps, the singer certainly got down and Dirrty with her S&M-inspired looks.
Christina Aguilera certainly got down and Dirrty as she cycled through her costumesCredit: BackGrid
OUTFIT CHANGES: 8
The Summer Carnival
THE Summer Carnival gigs saw the 44-year-old in an array of all-pink, girlie outfits.
Wearing a mix of crystal bodysuits, feather jackets, platform boots and pink cropped anoraks, the star wanted her shows to feel like a day at the circus – and her costumes certainly fulfilled the brief.
So What if Pink hopped on the Barbiecore bandwagon with her outfit changesCredit: Getty
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We say: So What!
Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour
THE mammoth farewell tour took in 300 shows over five years, finally coming to a close in Sweden this summer.
The Rocketman had three costume changes – a glitzy, embroidered tailcoat followed by a bold, printed “rock ’n’ roll” suit then a plush robe worn over a tracksuit to close.
Sir Elton John had three costume changes on his mammoth farewell tourCredit: Getty
There were multiple options for each look, all created by Italian fashion house Gucci, a brand the 76-year-old star has said he is “obsessed” with.