Update 11/5/16: Rihanna’s capsule collection has crashed the Blahnik website multiple times, of course. Despite the super spenny price tag, the denim inspired collection was eaten up, and it’s no surprise looking at the gorge sequins and embroidery that make the collection. Unique, sexy and completely insane (have you seen those boots?!) we’re crossing our fingers for more footwear delights from Riri. With success like that how could she resist?
4/3/16: Rihanna has clearly got the fashion design bug. Following her successful design debut at NYFW with the launch of her Fenty X Puma collection, the songstress has now created a capsule footwear collection.
For her next fashion move, Rihanna has collaborated with none other than Manolo Blahnik.
Riri has been a long-term supporter of the British footwear designer, and is rarely seen without her Manolo’s on the red carpet. She has a particular penchant for Blahnik’s barely-there sandals – named the Chaos Ankle-Strap Sandals.
It isn’t much of a surprise then that her first foray in footwear she called upon Manolo.
The six-piece collection is a fusion of Blahnik’s classic shapes and Rihanna’s personal style. Named ‘Denim Desserts’, the range is predominately denim, but also features embellishment and glitter heavily – just like Rihanna the range is glam, glam and more glam.
Like Manolo’s other styles these shoes don’t come cheap – styles cost between £630 and £2,800. And if you want a piece of the action the collection will be available to shop (or just ogle) in Blahnik’s boutiques in London, New York and Hong Kong from May 5th.
Rihanna shared the news via Instagram with one of the campaign pics in which she wears a pair of thing high denim boots from the collection.
“The day I see a woman in the street wearing my shoes,I’m going to run after her,shouting,Stop!” she wrote.
Speaking about his new project Blahnik commented: “This is an incredibly exciting collaboration and I am absolutely thrilled with the results – working with Rihanna has been amazing and her drive, passion, creativity and style has been reflected in the designs, with fabulous results… I think everyone is going to love what they are about to see.”