May 07, 2018 12:19 PM

If there was a time Katy Perry to pull dress-urrection, it would be right now. The singer’s 2013 Met Gala dress just happens to perfectly match this year’s Fashion Prom theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” so if she wanted to pull an outfit repeat, we wouldn’t judge. (Anna Wintour, however, might.)

For the “punk” themed gala in 2013, Perry wore a head-to-toe Dolce & Gabbana look, straight from the Italian label’s Fall 2013 ready-to-wear collection. The heavily embellished, crystal-covered midi dress featured religious iconography and she added a further not do Catholicism with a pair of statement cross earrings, plus a crown and studded ankle-strap heels.

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Perry attended alongside designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabanna for the star-studded fête celebrating the year’s “PUNK: Chaos to Couture” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of art. The Italian designers often nod to religion in their collections, and their designs are bound to have a huge presence on the Met Gala red carpet this year.

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Perry, 33, grew up in a very devout religious household. Her parents are both pastors and identify as born again Christians.

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She has said she was was taught to boycott artists like Madonna and was only allowed to listen to gospel music as a young teen.

“We knew about Madonna and Marilyn Manson in my family because we picketed their concerts,” Perry told Vogue in her May 2017 cover interview.

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“But my house was church on Sunday morning, church on Sunday night, church on Wednesday evening; you don’t celebrate Halloween; Jesus gives you your Christmas presents; we watch Bill O’Reilly on TV,” she added.”That was my whole childhood and youth and early teens. I still have conditioned layers dropping off of me by the day.”

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Last month, Perry visited the Vatican with her “mama,” Mary Hudson, and boyfriend Orlando bloom, and she had the opportunity to meet Pope Francis.

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“Happy Saturday, everyone. I’m here in Rome at the Vatican about to speak on meditation,” Perry said at the time in a video posted on her Instagram Story, as she arrived at The Vatican for the fourth annual Unite to Cure conference.

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Perry wore a black veiled hat and matching ruffle-embellished dress for the event, and she continued to explore Rome with Bloom after the Vatican visit. We have a feeling her trip also left her with some fashion inspiration for this year’s Met.

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