Rihanna at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards

Posted on May 23, 2016

Rihanna at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

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Miss Ri seemed to take a much more laid back approach to her style choices for this one. On the one hand, it’s nice to see a lady pop star wear actual clothes instead of fantasy-based costumes to an event like this. On the other hand, we’re a little underwhelmed.

 

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This is kind of cute. The shoes are a bit much for the look, but given the venue, we’re not about to complain. They’re the only thing that takes this look somewhere other than “Women in Entertainment Luncheon.”

 

 

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Meh.

Don’t get us wrong. We’re fully supportive of her “I’m not going out there without my pants on” stance, if that’s what a gal wants to do. And a Mugler tuxedo with a marabou neckline sounds, on paper, like it would make for perfect stagewear. To be fair, it gives her a nice sort of “torch song chanteuse” feel, but it still feels like something’s lacking here.

 

 

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Can’t really argue or quibble with that. That’s a hot dress and those hoops are pure FIRE.

She may have gone a bit low-key by Ri standards, but if nothing else, we dig that all three of her looks seem to have been relatively comfortable for her.

 

Style Credits:
First Look: Vintage (circa 1980) Thierry Mugler Long-Sleeve Dress | Manolo Blahnik Shoes
Second Look: Vintage (circa 1998) Thierry Mugler Marabou Neckline Tuxedo Blazer | Jacob & Co. Jewelry
Third Look: Dries Van Noten Zebra Print Slip Gown from the Fall 2016 Collection | Jacob & Co. Jewelry

 

[Photo Credit: David Gabber/PRPhotos.com, Kevin Winter/Getty Images ]

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