Billy Porter shines in rhinestone boots for Madame Tussauds Wax Figure – Footwear News

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Billy Porter is the latest celebrity to have a wax likeness at Madame Tussauds in New York. On Thursday, the multi-hyphenated superstar took to Instagram to confirm the news with a behind-the-scenes photo.

“Madame Tussauds New York is creating a brand new wax figure, and it may be the most fabulous yet. Coming in 2023, category is: BILLY PORTER,” the singer captioned the post. with a glitter emoji.

To ensure the figure captures Porter’s trademark style, he sat down with a team of artists who will set out to create his exact likeness in wax. The figure will wear a recreation of one of the “Pose” actor’s most memorable looks from the 2020 Grammy Awards, styled by Sam Ratelle – a sparkling turquoise jacket and jumpsuit designed by Scott Studenberg with a motorized screen of crystal fringeas well as a matching wide-brimmed hat.

In keeping with Porter’s striking aesthetic, the figure will also wear a set of sequin-studded platform boots. The silhouette features a chunky round outsole with a stacked block heel.

The platform shoe trend is one of the easiest styles to incorporate into any wardrobe. After the pandemic, platform shoes have become one of the most popular shoe styles. The dramatic heel easily adds style to any outfit.


Billy Porter measures up for Madame Tussauds Figure on November 10, 2022.

CREDIT: Madame Tussauds New York/Mega

Porter’s essential sartorial style consists of effervescent patterns, printed muumuus and ruffled pieces. He is known for blurring the lines and promoting a more gender fluid aesthetic. The “Cinderella” star often creates fashion moments that generate new gender discussions as they relate to fashion. Throughout her career, Porter has donned edgy looks from brands like The Blonds, Christian Siriano and Sarah Sokol.

PICTURES: Click through the gallery to see some of Billy Porter’s best red carpet fashion moments.

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