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Looks like Giorgio Armani is not a one woman (well, one Grammy winning, powerhouse belting diva woman) type of designer. Following numerous collaborations with the envelope-pushing Lady Gaga, including her memorable crystal encrusted hooped angel-meets-space alien Grammys dress and most recently scandalizing middle America with a silk mesh and lace bodysuit on American Idol, Giorgio Armani will now outfit songstress Alicia Keys for her upcoming European tour.
During The Element of Freedom tour, Ms. Keys will be wearing four custom Armani designed looks consisting of: a sexy tough leather military jacket with metal spikes and strong hardware lined shoulders, an ethereal one-shouldered beaded silk chiffon evening gown, a flirty ruffled black lamé mini-LBD and a skintight black outfit matching a crystal embellished asymmetrical top and liquid trousers. With all the outfits, Armani skillfully channels the singer's consummate combination of ladylike edginess. It'll be exciting to see Ms. Keys will make Mr. Armani proud, but in the meantime, maybe don't mention anything to Lady Gaga.
· Armani and Alicia [Vogue UK]
· Lady Gaga's Armani Stops Traffic on Fifth Avenue [Racked]