October 4, 2018 - 13:29 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - She's back Down Under for her Here We Go Again Tour. And pop icon Cher took the stage by storm when she stepped out in a striking gladiator-inspired ensemble ahead of her performance at Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday, October 3 night, The Daily Mail reports.
Known for her legendary style, the 72-year-old flaunted her age-defying physique in an aristocratic-themed bodice.
Embellished with glimmering crystals and golden sequins, the multicoloured ensemble featured a skintight bustier that enhanced Cher's slender silhouette.
To complete the theatrical look, Cher, who has Armenian roots, opted for a stunning bejeweled headdress, glitzy shoulder pads and combat-style arm cuffs, laced with crystals.
Taking her hair to new heights, the Goddess of Pop opted for voluminous tangerine tresses styled in textured curls.
Cher has kicked off her first Australian tour in over a decade - having last performed Down Under in 2005.
She embarked on the 11-show tour last week, kicking off with her first concert in Newcastle, New South Wales, on September 26.
And the songstress spoke to The Daily Telegraph last week, saying that the infamous bodysuit she donned in the 1989 music video for her hit song, If I Could Turn Back Time, is popular at fancy dress parties, particularly as a costume for men.
In the video, Cher is seen straddling a cannon and showing off her incredible figure, and the Academy Award winner knows perfectly well how cheeky the look really is.
'I have no idea why men love wearing it …maybe because it takes the p**s out of you!' the superstar told the publication.
The singer and actress told the paper: 'It takes a sense of humour to wear it. You are not going to be serious in that outfit.'
The costume consisted of a see-through mesh bodysuit that left little to the imagination, knee high boots and a leather jacket.