NEW YORK — Rihanna didn’t travel into New York Fashion Week. She rode by it.
The cocktail star and fashionista kicked off her Fenty Puma 2018 spring-summer collection Sunday with motocross bicycles drifting high in a air, descending above a unreal arrangement of powder pinkish plateau and silt — as a assembly watched in awe.
Rihanna rode on a behind of a bike — in loyal stone star form with one palm displaying a pointer of a horns and her tongue adhering out — after a models strutted around a competition car-like catwalk during a Park Avenue Armory.
She wore a fitted, long-sleeve army immature shirt with a plunging neckline, a splendid immature coupler wrapped around her waist, thigh-high boots, and sunglasses. She was assured and cool, and her collection delivered a identical vibe.
The garments were a brew of propitious and lax pieces, trimming from oversized jackets to parsimonious dresses to glossy swimsuits. Most of a equipment interconnected dual colours: a navy blue pieces featured prohibited pinkish embellishments, while orange and black done adult a several jaunty suits.
While a clothes, ragged mostly by women and some men, could be used during a gym for operative out or even gym-selfies for Instagram, some were for a beach. There was a cropped tip hoodie, low-waisted, knee-length shorts and fashion-forward one-piece showering suits. One indication even wore a towel over his head.
Rihanna’s assembly Sunday enclosed members of a conform world, though also some of her strain peers, such as rappers Big Sean, Fabolous, Yo Gotti, Dave East and Cardi B., whose strain “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” is now No. 3 on a cocktail charts.
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Rihanna creates for a friendly Fenty x Puma SS18 collection, channelling a X Games during New York Fashion Week 2017. pic.twitter.com/Ce3eNSLmhQ
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Diplo, a Grammy-winning writer who has worked with Beyonce, Justin Bieber and others, pronounced he took a helicopter from a gig to make it to Rihanna’s conform show.
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“I consider strain and conform are so coincided together, and with (Rihanna), she is like equal tools a strain savage and a conform beast. And everybody has a small bit of it, they brew it up, though she’s been doing it given she started,” Diplo pronounced of Rihanna, who expelled her initial manuscript in 2005. “Like, she’s always been on both sides. So she’s a maestro in that world. So it’s extraordinary to be here for her show.”
Last week, Rihanna — innate Robyn Rihanna Fenty in Barbados — launched Fenty Beauty, that facilities makeup designed for all skin colours. The 29-year-old pronounced she wanted to be certain all women, no matter their complexion, could use her products.
“She’s a good businesswoman,” RB thespian Jhene Aiko pronounced of Rihanna during a show. “She’s really a good purpose indication for immature girls, generally girls of colour, to demeanour adult to and see all that she’s doing.”
While Rihanna debuted 50 opposite looks during a show, a altogether highlight? A black dress divulgence some of a waist, interconnected with a relaxed army immature coupler to give it a Rihanna edge.
And if there’s one thing Rihanna is, it is risk-taker: She didn’t even wear a helmet when she rode on a bike.