Rihanna Preps for NYFW In Vetements Spring 2016

Rihanna with jewellery designer Lynn BanTonight at 8pm Rihanna makes her New York Fashion Week debut with her first full collection for Fenty x Puma, also known as Puma by Rihanna. The show is expected to stream live on Puma’s Periscope and they will also be posting behind-the-scenes footage on Snapchat (username: Puma). Last night Rihanna and her design team held fittings and her team shared a few photos. Designer Lynn Ban also turned up with some of her fantastic jewellery and she posted the above photo. If you follow me on Twitter, you already know who designed some of Rihanna’s outfit but she was later photographed leaving dinner so we can now discuss the head-to-toe look.

Rihanna Vetements Star Girls skirt Spring 2016, Vetements shearling leather jacket and longsleeve sweatshirt, Maison Margiela Tabi boots, Louis Vuitton by Frank Gehry twisted box bagRihanna sported Look 39 from Vetements’ Spring/Summer 2016 collection to the fitting. The look includes a sweatshirt and maxi skirt. When she was spotted leaving Da Silvano restaurant, she had covered up in the brand’s Fall 2015 leather jacket [Look 12]. Take a closer look at these pieces below.

Firstly, the sweatshirt is made of cotton jersey and features Vetements’ extra long sleeves. The right sleeve is printed with the brand’s name in Gothic letters while the left sleeve reads “Summer 2016”. It can be yours from Luisa via Roma for $775. The maxi skirt is a Star Wars-inspired piece with the text “Star Girls” printed over a picture of some of the film franchise’s characters. It’s a wrap style with a button and self-tie closure. You can purchase the Star Girls skirt for ($1,695). The Barbadian singer’s leather jacket is fully-lined with shearling, has the extra long sleeves that can folded back to reveal the shearling lining and a buckled collar that can worn flat or standing up. Unfortunately, it is no longer available.

The superstar donned a pair of Maison Margiela‘s Tabi boots that are inspired by traditional Japanese design. The calfskin shoes feature the brand’s iconic split toe and a chunky cylindrical heel. She first wore the Tabi boots in November last year. Buy them from the link below. Finally, she carried Louis Vuitton‘s twisted box handbag that was designed in collaboration with architect Frank Gehry for the limited edition Iconoclasts collection. It’s curved design is inspired by the architect’s own work. It’s a small bag with a top handle and bright blue interior. The exterior boasts Louis Vuitton’s ubiquitous monogram.


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