Lady Gaga Wore Heels and a Crop Top to Go Hiking

And no one is surprised.

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While athleisure has dominated street style for several years now — with celebs preferring to be spotted in sneakers and slides instead of stilettos — Lady Gaga has, unsurprisingly, flipped the script. On Wednesday, the singer was spotted on a trail in Montauk, New York, wearing full-on heels in a place you’d expect even the most fashionable hiker to don sweats and sports bras.

But Gaga, instead, opted for a one-shoulder ruffled crop top paired with a long fit-and-flare skirt, both by the designer Rachel Comey. She accessorized with patent nude Christian Louboutin pumps, gold hoop earrings, and round-frame sunglasses. For Gaga, the outfit is actually uncharacteristically understated — the singer’s street style is built on its dedication to high-fashion and impracticality, while her red-carpet looks are outrageous (remember the meat dress?) to say the least. So a sensible pair of nude pumps and a fresh face seems almost reasonable for the Mother Monster.

The pop star was enjoying the outdoors with boyfriend Christian Carino, who wore a much more predictable ensemble of shorts, T-shirt, and sneakers, paired with a water bottle. He did wear all-black as well, making them a well-coordinated duo, despite the wildly different aesthetics. Gaga has been dating the CAA talent agent since February.

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Gaga’s aspirational hiking look though wasn’t standard fare during her Montauk trip. She was also spotted wearing a much more casual and on-trend nineties-esque, outfit, consisting of a Little Mermaid T-shirt, cut-off denim shorts, a backwards white baseball hat, and white trainers.

The singer has been lying low recently, after a whirlwind press tour for the release of her latest album Joanne and performances at the Super Bowl, Grammys, and Coachella. She is currently shooting the reboot of the 1937 film A Star Is Born, alongside Bradley Cooper. She is also set to launch her world tour in August.

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