We’ve already drooled over her saucy striptease for the mini-movie, cooed at the sight of that minxy blonde mop in the campaign and now Rihanna has delivered her very own capsule collection for Emporio Armani Underwear and Armani Jeans.
As you know, Ri-Ri’s “youthful, modern and captivating spirit” bagged her the job as face of the mega brand’s jeanswear and lingerie campaigns, sending the world into a whirl of lust. As well as striking a fierce pose, the songstress can add another string to her multi-facted bow; that of Armani designer. But rather than bejeweled bras and glittery hotpants, the range of items includes laid-back T-shirts, casual jeans, a black leather jacket and a bag so us mere mortals can nail that phwoar factor too. Hooray!
So here are the deets. The jeans have a “slightly rock feel, fabulously sexy with a strong masculine edge” and come in two cuts: skinny or boyfriend (Rihanna’s fave style, FYI). Meanwhile, the zipped jacket is classically biker-esque and an almost exact replica of the one Ri-Ri wears in the campaign. As for the T-shirts, one is printed with an emblem that combines Rihanna’s “R” logo with the Emporio Armani eagle and the other, more looser option, features the singer’s face and signature pout. Oh, and to really werk that Rihanna-ness, there’s a bandana belt too, just like the one often wrapped amongst those Ri-Ri curls.
And then there’s the underwear. Armani describes the lace sets as “utterly feminine” and “very reasonably priced”. Hooray x2! You can choose from cobalt blue or pearl grey and beady eyes will notice the ‘Rihanna for Emporio Armani’ scripted on the straps as well as a teeny cameo of her face on the back fastening.
We’ll take one of everything please.