Hi Fashion, This Is Your New Boss, Rihanna — the One in a Ballgown and Nike Sneakers
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Rihanna surprised us with her outfit choice at her own Diamond Ball following New York Fashion Week at Cipriani Wall Street. The singer arrived in a Givenchy Haute Couture ballgown with a contrasting white caged skirt. While her guests like Normani wore a bridal dress and Cardi B chose a Georges Hobeika confection that barely fit into the frame of a single photo, Rihanna's velvet turtleneck was more understated. She completed her outfit with stunning jewelry and strappy lace-up pointed-toe heels, but where was that statement sparkle we've all come to expect from the singer and designer? She certainly impressed in seafoam at her own Savage x Fenty show.
But alas, Rihanna put her signature stamp on this look after hours, when she skirted out of the party in Nike Air Force sneakers and Matrix style sunglasses. Who knows where the rest of the evening took her? All we know is that she was damn comfortable. While you might expect to sweat your way through the night in high heels and a wintry dress like this one, Rihanna knew she could whip out her casual kicks whenever she was ready, and we admire that. Read on to zoom in on RiRi's quick change, then shop her exact shoes, along with similar options. You can wear yours with jeans, leggings, or, you know, a ballgown of course.