Rihanna in Emilio Pucci

Posted on April 04, 2012

Hey, Ri’s not sporting the coked-out bleach job anymore!

Rihanna attends the premiere of “Battleship” in Tokyo in Emilio Pucci.

Emilio Pucci Fall 2012 Collection/Model: Alana Zimmer

She is, however, wearing pajamas. We like to think Rihanna actually goes to bed like this. We picture her with a massive pile of sturdy pillows, which she would need, what with the roughly 15 pounds of wig, makeup and earrings she’s currently carrying around on her head.

Seriously, what’s with the Madame Tussauds makeup? It’s kind of creepy.

As for the pajamas, we think they could work with the right styling, but the naked shoe and pseudo-naked makeup weren’t the way to go. We love the hair, though.

[Photo Credit: Koki Nagahama/Getty Images, elle.com]

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  • DeGuz

    I have to admit, I just don’t get it. Are these supposed to be clothes?

    • Candigirl1968

      I guess she left her bathrobe in the limo.

    • MissAnnieRN

      I agree.  Like surely these are, in fact, part of the Pucci boudoir collection.  I don’t understand.

  • Spicytomato1

    It’s amazing how much better she looks with dark hair. So much more assertive somehow.

    As for the pjs, they would have been a better choice than lingerie for the VF cover ladies’ “pajama party” photo shoot, no?

  • ccm800

    Anya hair?

    • MilaXX

      Not really. Anya didn’t start that trend. I can’t walk a city block without seeing someone with that hair.

      • Aaron Blair

        Skrillex hair.

      • Honestly, Rih wore that partially shaved head a couple of years ago, then everybody else jumped on the trend. So she’s kind of circling back to her own style lol. 

        • ballerinawithagun

          Back to the eighties hair. Exactly the way I had my hair cut back then.

          • ccm800

             exactly –  if  you wanna go then lets go back to Miss Lauper working the hell out of this do.

    • YoungSally

      I’m pretty sure it’s safe to guess that it’s not Ri’s hair….maybe it is ANYA’S hair.

  • good lord sometimes she tries too hard…. :

  • EverybodysStarling

    Major “OMG it`s Anya!!!” moment. 

    • JasmineAM

      Every “edgy” girl has this style. I’m not sure if Cassie started it, but I wish it would go away

  • sockandaphone

    i love her natural color so at least one good thing going on in here. The pjs thought……uh, no. Not even with the right styling. 

  • Sobaika Mirza

    I don’t know that these would ever not look like pajamas, no matter where they were worn or how they were styled.

  • elleg929

    Is she wearing pancake makeup??

  • NC_Meg

    I saw a segment on the Today Show a few months back that said wearing PJs was going to be a big trend. The model on the show was basically wearing what Rihanna is wearing here. I was horrified then and I am horrified now. Pajamas are not to be worn out of the house, people.

    • bitchybitchybitchy

      PJs is going to be the next big trend?  NO. Just NO.

      • NC_Meg

        Let me see if I can find the segment. It was probably in January so I doubt it’s on their site but I’ll look. I think the bitter kittens will LOVE it.

  • MilaXX

    I don’t mind the outfit, but totes agree on the makeup. I’m actually a bit surprised considering her makeup is usually on point.

  • unpiously

    There’s naked shoes, and then there’s this. I’m not convinced she’s actually wearing shoes–I think she’s barefoot, standing on tiptoe, and daring us all to say that The Empress Has No Shoes.

    Comfy-looking pjs though.

  • TieDye64

    Let’s not make this a trend, okay?

    • Sara__B

      Too late. Check out the six celebs (including Rihanna) wearing designer day wear PJs at the Red Carpet Fashion Awards site.

  • cgoodsil

    Oh, girl. Now THIS is a scrolldown. I saw the top of the picture and thought “Get it girl! You look GORGEOUS!” And then…and then.

  • StelledelMare

    Oh thank goodness, that blonde rag is gone. Definite pjs. Pjs I’d love to own but still Pjs. Also, I still can’t believe they actually made this movie.

  • TheDivineMissAnn

    Oh no she didn’t!

  • My grandma would have loved those pajamas. She thought she should be allowed to wear her pjs whenever and wherever she wanted to 🙂

  • nannypoo

    Yes, these pajamas could work really well if she’s going to bed. Otherwise there’s not much you could to to them to make them look like actual clothes.

  • rougeort

    Ri, I’ve had it with this. YOU NEED A STYLE INTERVENTION.

  • Those pjs look hella comfortable, for sure. And I am so glad the blonde-with-roots is over. She doesn’t look like she’s at a premier, more like over at my house for coffee. Which is fine.

  • schadenfreudelicious

    Hef called, he wants his look back…the hair color is a drastic improvement however…

  • alyce1213

    I hardly recognized her without all her stuff hanging out.
    This wig’s better, I guess.

  • Hostess pajamas! 

    I remember my mom and aunt wearing them to entertain in the 60s. Such hip housewives!  Perhaps they are back.

  • TonyGo

     Pajama-inspired evening wear could be fun. This isn’t it.  It seems way too big on her.  Thank jebus that blonde shag phase is over…hated it.

  • Thathoodwink

    Bananas in Pajamas. BUT hurrah that the yarmulke of undyed roots atop her head is gone……for now, anyway.

  • enchanted216

    Love the hair!!  TY!

  • marilyn

    The ensemble iis too big for her.  It is fitted on the runway model, but not on her.  That’s what makes it look like pjs on Rihanna.  Either that, or a multi-colored karate outfit.  You pick.

  • PeaceBang

    Oh, hi Mr. Hefner.

  • Not a fan. It even looks like PJs on the model/runway. 

  • “Fuck you, I am *not* getting out of my pajamas, and you can’t make me” – she seems to say.

    ETA: Great hair.

  • MzzPants

    Thank God we’re done with that hair phase.  And it’s refreshing to see…uh…less of her.  Even if it is pajamas.

  • giiiirrrr

    For Rhianna, showing up in your PJs could skew edgy and young.  But this is too sloppy.  The top with a tight leather legging and a high heeled bootie could have been cute.  Makeup is probably fine for the red carpet.  Yay for the dark hair!

  • Lisa

    Much better without the hooker hair!

  • She looks so much better with dark hair. As for the pajamas, I cannot get behind this trend. Some styling makes it look passable, but even then, I still feel the wearer looks ridiculous.

  • kittenwithaquip

    Maybe she’s trying to cover up another black eye from Chris Brown.

    Yeah, I went there. Maybe Rihanna is tired of Rihanna. I know I am.

  • Omg TLO, I literally said the exact phrase “She is, however, wearing pajamas” before I even scrolled down to see your comment. The Bitter Kitten force grows ever strong.

  • joe_tey83

     She’s trying really hard to be one of the worst dressed celebrities of all time.

  • howdoilook

    It looks like she’s swimming in it, as well. That doesn’t help.

  • formerlyAnon

    I once knew a girl who affected bee stung lips, short hair, ’20s era jewelry and, for parties, a cigarette holder and silk pajamas similar to these. Somehow, her jammies were crisper & less sloppy looking. 

    Nonetheless she’s still pretty & this hair is on the right path. Not there yet, though.

  • bluefish

    I will happily take the satin pajamas in exchange for the lovely darker hair on her. 

  • butterflysunita

    I’m so happy that Rihanna has her dark hair back that I don’t even mind that she forgot to change out of her pajamas.  She looks beautiful.  

  • What. The. Fuck.

  • lilazander

    PJ and heels, nice combo… She looks like me in the evening marching around (in the privacy of my home!) in comfy pj’s  and stiletos getting myself used to a new pair. I am so tired of Riri’s psychotic style, I don’t know why you still bring her up.

  • Sophie Collier

    “Coked-out blonde?”  What does that even mean?  It was shiny, pretty and well-styled.  Anyway, I think the Hugh Hefner look isn’t going to catch on, but damn that looks comfy.  I love her makeup too.  

  • Jessi03

    We were warned.  Pajama jeans were only the beginning!

  • lrhoff

    So she just doesn’t care any longer that she’s going from hotel room to hotel room after having one-night stands with various bar mates…and photographers are catching her?  Good grief.  

  • ballerinawithagun

    The pajama trend this season totally escapes me. Julian Schnabel looked horrible and lazy, thumbing his nose at us, I guess, for years. I can’t believe designers actually went with this.

  • holdmewhileimnaked

    i think the thing is that theyre actually not pajamas? cos i think a lot of the people here think that pajamas is what they were born & raised. but theyre on a runway, i’ve never seen pajamas on a runway before. so i am thinking no, theyre supposed to be a pantsuit. but it isnt the viewers’ fault when mistaking an object for another object. unless it is intended–something which i dont think is going on here–the mistaken downturn from a higher end object to one in which the viewer/wearer could easily press waffles or grind tea pods is only the fault of the designer. & the middle-wearer, if you will, who is in this case rhianna, & who is doing neither the object nor herself any favors. especially w/ that slender tie belt.

    me, as for hair, i liked the red the best. but i would.

    • formerlyAnon

      I am thinking of them as a modern equivalent of the hostess gown?  Clearly something meant to be worn for people to see, but just as clearly meant to be worn in one’s own home. 

      Or maybe what used to be called “lounging pajamas.'” Which I have never actually seen anyone lounge in, outside the movies. 

      ETA: though their designer might well disagree, & probably would, with either or both of these designations.

  • dya2637

    Its like she jumped out the window wearing her boyfriend’s pjs when his wife walked in on them. 

  • Heather Pouschine

    Hugh Hefner in reverse drag

  • BrooklynBomber

    Is it supposed to be pajamas, or an outfit? And is her hair falling off?

  • Vaniljekjeks

    Again with the head to toe awful.  She has a serious talent.  

  • bellafigura1

    I dunno, something about Ri makes me want to jump in and defend.  She certainly doesn’t do the usual hip-hop diva or gangsta-girl thing, she’s always mixing it up, she’s got serious WatchIt attitude, a great face and is comfortable with her normal body.  I’m a fan.

  • Look how much better her face looks like with her natural hair color back. Even if it does look like her wig is falling off.  She needs to find the in between of that Stella Fug Blazer “dress” and covering herself completely.  Her wardrobe is completely bi-polar.

  • ChaquitaPhilly

    So is she actually wearing pajamas? Are they supposed to be an evening outfit?
    What am I missing, because she looks like she just wandered in from the bedroom.

  • I have to disagree. There really is no way to “style” pajamas. This is crossing the line from “fashion forward” to “fashion victim”.

  • Judy_J

    Glad to see she’s ditched the sad blonde wig.  Maybe she woke up and realized she had to be at a premiere and just dashed out the door in her jammies.

  • Yeah, I totally looked at this and said “She’s wearing pajamas!”  Well, at least she’ll be comfortable. 

    I thought only people of Wal-Mart went out in public in pajamas.

  • If she still had the yellow hair I would totally make a “Bananas in Pajamas” joke.

  • PeggyOC

    I’d wear them as PJs in a heartbeat.  But for the red carpet?  Um, no.

  • SpcilK

    Hair, love!

  • TheOriginalLulu

    Oh thank GAWD she got rid of the hooker hair. She’s too pretty for that.
    The PJs are terrible and she doesn’t need all that makeup.

  • Cathy S

    No. No PJs. I like the hair color though.

  • Skank

  • Hey, look! This is what those Vanity Fair ladies *should* have been wearing!

  • ElitheMonkey

    It’s not possible to style that outfit to make it *not* look like a pair of jammies. I would love such gorgeous jammies myself, but I still wouldn’t wear them outside of the house.

  • ‘Mrs Roper’ with Salt’N’Pepa grade ghetto gold.

  • Rihanna, really?

  • unbornfawn

    She actually looks like a human with that hair.

  • Liz

    I am so happy that blonde is gone I just can’t get mad at the pajamas.  They look comfortable and my clothes suddenly feel binding.

  • bitterk

    I love these as pajamas

  • BigWhiteGrannyPanties

    I assume these are some kind of lounge wear?  Do you think that she wears them to the 7-11 on a Saturday morning to get herself a maple bar and a coffee?

  • lesmaha

    I can’t imagine the styling that would make these not appear to be pajamas…just sayin’