The GeTai Challenge’s craziest looks (so far)

A roundup of the best costumes from the pre-elimination rounds

Photos: Channel 8
Photos: Channel 8
07 Jul 2015

Photos: Channel 8

Anyone who’s watched a getai performance would know that that pop stars have got nothing on a getai singer’s stage costumes. Here are our favourites from the pre-elimination rounds of Channel8’s GeTai Challenge, which showcases the talents, singing, and costumes of 10 selected contestants. 

2Z Jie Mei, Episode 2
2Z Jie Mei, Episode 2
07 Jul 2015

2Z Jie Mei, Episode 2

2Z Jie Mei’s rhinestone-studded outfits look like something straight out of a 1970s disco. 

2Z Jie Mei, Episode 4
2Z Jie Mei, Episode 4
07 Jul 2015

2Z Jie Mei, Episode 4

The girls successfully combined sportswear chic with getai OTT-ness to the show’s fourth episode, where they dedicated songs to their idols. 

Hao Hao and Huang Zhen Long, Episode 6
Hao Hao and Huang Zhen Long, Episode 6
07 Jul 2015

Hao Hao and Huang Zhen Long, Episode 6

Three cheers to Hao Hao for being the one man, aside from a Scot, who can pull off a knee-length skirt. 

Liu Ling Ling, Episode 1
Liu Ling Ling, Episode 1
07 Jul 2015

Liu Ling Ling, Episode 1

Colourful and comfortable? This is our kind of stage costume! 

Liu Ling Ling, Episode 2
Liu Ling Ling, Episode 2
07 Jul 2015

Liu Ling Ling, Episode 2

That headdress, guys. 

Luo Yi Qi, Episode 3
Luo Yi Qi, Episode 3
07 Jul 2015

Luo Yi Qi, Episode 3

We all know who the real star of this photo is. 

Xie Wei Na, Episode 2
Xie Wei Na, Episode 2
07 Jul 2015

Xie Wei Na, Episode 2

This outfit, while comparatively subdued, is one of the most flattering on the show. 

Li Bao En, Episode 5
Li Bao En, Episode 5
07 Jul 2015

Li Bao En, Episode 5

Bao En’s neck accessory gives her gown just the right amount of personality. 

Luo Yi Qi, Episode 5
Luo Yi Qi, Episode 5
07 Jul 2015

Luo Yi Qi, Episode 5

This is by far the prettiest getai outfit we’ve spotted so far. 

Xie Wei Na, Episode 4
Xie Wei Na, Episode 4
07 Jul 2015

Xie Wei Na, Episode 4

STOP: HAMMERTIME. CAN’T TOUCH THIS.

Zhu Li Li, Episode 2
Zhu Li Li, Episode 2
07 Jul 2015

Zhu Li Li, Episode 2

No getai show would be complete without animal prints!

Hao Hao, Episode 4
Hao Hao, Episode 4
07 Jul 2015

Hao Hao, Episode 4

Papa Smurf meets getai. Good job, Hao Hao. 

Hao Hao, Episode 2
Hao Hao, Episode 2
07 Jul 2015

Hao Hao, Episode 2

This is everything we want from a getai outfit and more. 

Li Bao En, Episode 3
Li Bao En, Episode 3
07 Jul 2015

Li Bao En, Episode 3

This looks like something straight out of The Hunger Games

Li Bao En, Episode 1
Li Bao En, Episode 1
07 Jul 2015

Li Bao En, Episode 1

Bao En’s gown is adorably ostentatious. 

Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 5
Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 5
07 Jul 2015

Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 5

The Bao Bei sisters debuted Can-Can style outfits with detachable skirts.

Jian Bin and Bao En, Episode 6
Jian Bin and Bao En, Episode 6
07 Jul 2015

Jian Bin and Bao En, Episode 6

We’re convinced that Bao En can make even the most garish outfit look adorable. 

Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 3
Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 3
07 Jul 2015

Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 3

Nice tutus, ladies. 

Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 1
Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 1
07 Jul 2015

Bao Bei Sisters, Episode 1

We can’t help but admire the effort it must have taken to attach all of those sequins. 

Bao Bei Sisters and Jie Mei, Episode 1
Bao Bei Sisters and Jie Mei, Episode 1
07 Jul 2015

Bao Bei Sisters and Jie Mei, Episode 1

It’s not every day that you spot the cavalry singing traditional Chinese songs on stage. 

Zhu Li Li, Episode 4
Zhu Li Li, Episode 4
07 Jul 2015

Zhu Li Li, Episode 4

We’re getting major Queen Elsa vibes here. 

Catch GeTai Challenge at 8 PM every Monday on Channel 8 

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