Lady Gaga recovering from hip surgery in gold wheelchair

Lady Gaga arrives at the launch of her new fragrance, Fame, at Harrods on Oct. 7, 2012, in London. AP

Leave it to Lady Gaga to recover from surgery in style.

The "Born This Way" singer commissioned a 24-karat gold-plated wheelchair (see it here) to use after going under the knife last month to repair a tear in her right hip.

Jewelry designer Ken Borochov of the label Mordekai told E! in a statement: "I certainly wasn't expecting that phone call and have never done a wheelchair, but am always up for a challenge and was thrilled to create what I affectionately dubbed the Chariot, a chair fit only for a queen."

The chair features tufted leather seats styled to look like a motorcycle jacket, a removable canopy and can recline in case the Mother Monster need some rest.

This isn't the first time the singer has collaborated with Borochov. According to E!, the 30-year-old, Israeli-born designer has also designed crowns for some of her performances, as well as the gold claw she wore to the launch of her Fame fragrance at Harrods in London.

Lady Gaga was forced to cancel the remaining dates of her Born This Way Ball tour to recover from the injury.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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