Rihanna Debuts Polarizing Clothing Collection For River Island... With Some Very Familiar Looks
The singer said of her designs, “It’s a lot of me. I’m being very selfish, I designed every piece so I that can wear it. I think my fans trust my style and I think they’ll have fun.” And she was right: Turns out she already has worn some very similar looks from other designers.
plenty of visible nip à la Rihanna at the Grammys.In true fashion week, uh, fashion, the live-streamed show had viewers waiting almost an hour and a half to see the collection, and was meanwhile subjected to a dulling six-time repeat of Rihanna's behind-the-scenes videos. When the show finally started, Rihanna brought her own concert experience to the catwalk, showing on a five-tiered stage with a traditional audience set up and a soundtrack that included Jay-Z, A$AP Rocky, and of course, Rihanna’s own “Phresh Out The Runway”. The collection was quite palatable with 90s-inspired bold primary colors, floral prints, sheer dresses, cholo-buttoned blouses, jersey maxi dresses, crop tops, bra tops, shirts tied around the waist 90s style, scandalous meshes and bodysuits, body necklaces, lots of Angelina leg slits and
One particular sheer red dress was essentially the high street version of Rihanna's Azzedine Alaia dress that she wore to this year's Grammys. The two dresses were almost identical in color, both sheer, and with similar cross-strap tops. Another ensemble consisting of a tie-dyed cropped shirt and skirt was almost identical to a look by Jeremy Scott that she wore in her "We Found Love" video, complete with hair bandana.