Wednesday, 10 October 2012

The Evolution of Rihanna's Style and Fashion

Rihanna has had a dramatic journey to stardom from unknown Barbados girl to international household name.   Since 2005, the pop princess has morphed from a stone-washed denim skirt with long-hair weave to an iternational fashion diva. Below is the evolution of Rihanna's style.




This is Rihanna back in 2005 at the Age of 17 at the Teen People Listening Lounge hosted by Jay-Z. She wore baggy stone-washed jeans peeping her pink knicker shorts and matching top with long beachy waved hair. RiRi hasn't yet developed a notable fashion sense Yet



Rihanna modelling her good girl turned bad image in 2006 for her music video SOS which was also her 1st number one single. She wore a cropped latex trim top with black tight shorts and finished the look with velvet long gloves.


This is Riri in 2007 presenting her hit "Umbrella" at the MTV Movie Awards. he wore a bondage inspired ruffle dress with asymetric bob.


Rihanna arrives at the 2008 American Music Awards in a Zac Posen asymmetrical dress. Her accessories are minimalist with white gloves, white heels and mirror globe clutch. 

 

This is Rihanna in May 2009 after the physical assault from Chris Brown in February. Rihanna alters her signature look to something more masculine with power shoulders in a Dolce & Gabbana suit over a white crisp shirt. She finished the look with black gloves, matching heels, and bow tie. 

 

 Rihanna proving how huge a fashion icon she's become was Karl Lagerfeld's darling at Channel's Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010 show. In head to toe Channel gear, she replicates Lagerfeld's signature cheeky frown.


This is Rihanna in 2010 rocking it out on the American Idol live shows. She wore a leather catsuit with attached super power shoulders.


This is Riri at the 2011 Grammy Awards wearing a Jean-Paul Gaultier Couture dress with bright red hair. 


This is Rihanna in 2012 at the MTV Video Music Awards wearing an Adam  Selman white dress and sleek short haircut.