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Zaldy is a Filipino model, stylist and designer living and working in New York City. Zaldy Goco who goes by his first name professionnally had his own eponymous line from Spring 2002 to Fall 2006. He was originally a consultant to Gwen Stefani's label L.A.M.B. when it started in 2004 and became head designer in 2005 to 2007. Zaldy decided to switch focus of his career to designing stage wear. In 2009, he created several outfits worn by Lady Gaga in 2009 to 2011. In the recent years, he collaborated with Atelier Swarovski to design a jewelry collection.

Custom piecesEdit

Related article: The Monster Ball: Theater version.

Zaldy was originally contacted to meet with Kanye and Gaga for their upcoming tour, Fame Kills in September of 2009. After the tour was scrapped, Gaga and the Haus decided to keep working with Zaldy for The Monster Ball. Zaldy was given the task to create the majority of the outfits for the tour on a very tight schedule. He had two weeks to complete each outfits before the dress rehearsal in Los Angeles and a week after that before the opening night on Novembre 27 in Montreal. In order to make it in time, Zaldy had 18 people working on making at least two copies of each costumes. Some of the person who have worked under Zaldy's supervision for this project include Miguel Villalobos and Geoffrey Mac.

Hunchback Suits, 2009Edit

The Hunchback Suits is a serie of suits made of two pieces, a jacket with exagerated shoulders and a pair of high waisted pants. Four different color were made including black, natural wool cream, sheer white (prototype) and a mirror version. The black and cream version had buttons, notched lapel and a long tail on the back. The mirror jacket had a "Haus of Gaga" tag on the inside as shown on The Oprah Winfrey Show in 2010.

  1. November 27 to December 21, 2009
  2. December 21, 2009 to January 26, 2010 (except December 31, 2009)

Jeweled Jumpsuit with lights and boots, 2009Edit

Jumpsuit recovered with crystals and tiny light bulbs hidden in the fabric.

  1. November 27, 2009 to January 26, 2010

Rubber Skeletal Bodice with shoes, 2009Edit

Zaldy collaborated with interdisciplinary 3D design firm, Conduit Inc. to design and produce the rubber exoskeletal bodice. The outfit was completed with crystals on the ribs, shoulder piece and the pelvis piece. A pair of matching shoes was also created by Zaldy' team. The outfit was worn from November 27 to December 19 of 2009: The bottom half (panty) were worn on November 27 and 28 only and the Skeletal shoes were exceptionally not worn on November 29 to December, 2009. The outfit was worn with Skeleton Headpiece and bracelet made by Gary Card.

The Skeletal bodice was sold on Charity Buzz for Oxam International as part of the "Heal Haiti Auction". The prop was signed with "Find your freedom. Lady Gaga" by Gaga.

Structured Bodysuit with Swarovski crystals, 2009Edit

The Structured Bodysuit is a serie of bodysuit found in two color. The one worn onstage was white with Swarovski crystals. She was also seen wearing a black version of it.

  1. November 27 to January 26 of 2009

Goat Fur Jacket, 2009Edit

The Goat Fur Jacket was made by Zaldy in collaboration with Miguel Villalobos who sculpted the three animal face in leather that were later added. He made two owls on each shoulder and a wolf near the abdomen. The outfit can be seen in the performance of "Monster" on Lady Gaga Presents: The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Gardenreleased in 2011

  1. November 27 to January 26 of 2009
  2. January 19 to May 6, 2011

Textured Bodysuit, 2009Edit

The Textured Bodysuit. This is one of the two outfits created for the Theater Version that made it into the next version before being replaced with a replica in latex in late 2010.

  1. November 27 to January 26 of 2009
  2. Feb 18 to Aug 17, 2010

Mirrorred Bodysuit, 2009Edit

The Mirrored Boydsuit is a grey bodysuit with square pieces of mirror glued on the front in order to make it look like a disco ball. The breast are made of large triangle put together as to form cones. Grey bodysuit covered with mirror on the front. The bodysuit have a similar cut as the two other made for the show

  1. December 22-23, 29, 2009, January 2-3, 2010

Gold studded bodysuit with crown, bracelets and shoes, 2009Edit

The Egyptian inspired outfit consisted of a gold crown (Anubis shaped) with a studded bodysuit, two arm bracelets and a pair of shoes. On May 2011, Gaga stated on Music Lovers that this outfit was her favorite of the show and that she knew it would be "iconic". The pair of shoes were worn on November 27, 2009 only.

On June 13, 2012, the Haus of Gaga added many previous outfits on a clothes rack featured during "Fashion of His Love" including this particular bodysuit. As of July, 2012, the outfit is still being used on The Born This Way Ball.

Guns Harness, 2009Edit

The Gun Harness is a harness made of straps covering the chest and left leg. On the chest area, a gun is attached to the harness. A arm armor was also made with a gun on it to be worn on Gaga's right arm. A matching Guns Hat was created by Miguel Villalobos. The outfit was worn with a custom bra and panty made of black latex underneath.

  1. November 27 to December 3, 2009

Latex Lingerie, 2009Edit

Serie of custom latex lingerie (bra and panty) made in black and red. The red bra was added a ropes on it. They also made gloves, a hat and a rope with knots.

  1. November 27 to December 2, 2009
  2. December 9, 2009 to January 26, 2010

Gold Microphone Flail, 2009Edit

Gold flail with an attach at the end of it to hold a microphone.

  1. Select dates (Jan 23, 2010)



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