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Happy Birthday Rihanna! The singer and mom-to-be turns 34 today. To commemorate the occasion, we’re taking a look back at her most daring looks since announcing her pregnancy.
Even with a baby bump, Rihanna has stayed true to her bold fashion sense. Since sharing her now-iconic pregnancy photos, strolling the snowy streets of New York with A$AP Rocky in an unbuttoned 1996 Chanel puffer jacket and jewelry layered with her belly out, the musician’s baby announcement has become one for the ages. Rihanna continued to prove that glamorous streetwear can be part of maternity style. If you needed further proof, look no further than her recent stripped down outfits featuring silhouettes from brands like Jean Paul Gaultier and The Attico. Oversized hoodies have also been staple pieces in her dressy ensembles.
Footwear-wise, Rihanna’s penchant for bold footwear carried over into her maternity style as well. The “We Found Love” singer’s adoration of sleek, ultra-trendy heels — especially sky-high stilettos — seems to be going nowhere anytime soon. Favoring mules and strappy sandals, Rihanna primarily wore Amina Muaddi heels throughout her pregnancy. However, she also wears styles from Gianvito Rossi, Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik, and Tom Ford. On the casual side, she also wears Vans sneakers made in collaboration with the handsome A$AP.
Shortly before her pregnancy announcement, Rihanna stepped out in New York sporting a chic yet sporty look: a navy Martine Rose track jacket paired with a fur-trimmed Saint Laurent tweed miniskirt. The two unexpected pieces were layered with a black and white striped fur scarf from Prada’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection, giving them a touch of luxury. Rihanna’s outfit was complete with a gold Fernando Jorge necklace, Briony Raymond ring and sleek white lace-up knee-length pumps.
In early February, Rihanna visited the West Los Angeles Veterans Campus with activist Sennett Devermont to donate supplies and meet with homeless veterans. The “Ocean’s 8” star dressed comfortably for the occasion, pairing a black Awake hoodie and track pants with Vans x A$AP Rocky sneakers. The black pair was complete with white laces and flame graphics, giving their athleisure a hypebeast-worthy spin.
One of Rihanna’s most viral pregnancy looks to date came when she walked the red carpet on Feb. 11, just in time for the Fenty Beauty And Fenty Skin Celebration in Los Angeles. The star posed for the paparazzi in a shimmering blue The Attico top, which was made with lots of strands of sequins. The barely there top was paired with ombre sequin pants, as well as a gold and diamond bra and body chain by Jacquie Aiche. However, Rihanna has never been one to skimp on glamour; the star also layered her look with dazzling diamond Messika rings, a Verdura diamond and amethyst bracelet and matching Chopard earrings. For shoes, she tied herself to a stylish set of Manolo Blahnik sandals, which featured metallic purple uppers and stiletto heels.
Most recently, while dining with A$AP Rocky, Rihanna showed off her sporty side in a tan R13 work jacket, New York Mets t-shirt and blue crystal-embellished Martine Rose jeans. The message “What is my name?” The singer gave the look a glitzy touch with vintage black Versace sunglasses and a vintage gold and crystal Dior choker from 2004. Finishing her look – and rolled up the hems of her jeans, showing off a smart way to wear the ankle trend – were Muaddi’s Amina Georgia sandals, featuring a black suede upper with 4.1-inch stiletto heels and shimmering crystal ankle straps.
Check out Rihanna’s craziest shoes of all time in the gallery.