Katy Perry uses fashion to pay tribute to Manchester attack victims

By Gemma Strong

Katy Perry wore her heart on her sleeve at Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester benefit concert. The singer paid tribute to the victims and their families by wearing a dress covered with photos of the 22 people who lost their lives in the tragedy.

Katy Perry Katy Perry's One Love Manchester dress featured photos of the 22 terror attack victims

A handful of eagle-eyed viewers did spot the poignant detail, and took to Twitter to praise the 32-year-old star. "@katyperry's dress honouring those who lost their lives. Such a small, yet touching tribute," one wrote. Another added: "I think Katy Perry had pictures of the victims on the back of her dress. I'm crying." A third added: "Katy Perry had all the victims' faces in the shape of a heart on the back of her dress. What an angel."

Katy performed her hit tracks Roar and Part of Me at Sunday's tribute concert, and she gave an emotional speech to the 50,000-strong crowd. "It's not always easy to choose love, is it? Especially in moments like these. It can be the most difficult thing to do," she said. "But love conquers fears and love conquers hate. And this love you choose will give you strength and it's our greatest power."

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