Wednesday night (Sept. 28) boasted one of the most anticipated shows at Paris Fashion Week this season, and the style set came in hordes! It was none other than the launch of Rihanna's Fenty x Puma SS17 collection.
Rihanna, who was announced as the label's creative directorin December 2014, debuted her SS17 collection to a star-studded crowd at Hotelde Salomon De Rothschild.
The singer opened the show by walking the runway in a brownhoodie and leggings, which she glammed up with lace-up heels and pearlaccessories. Rihanna appeared to be in her element as she waved to the audiencebefore the models showcased the rest of the collection, which fused sportswearwith luxe Marie Antoinette influences.
The 28-year-old wore a pink floor-length broderie anglaisetrench coat with matching flared trousers and heels, while clutching a lace fanadorned with the Puma logo. She complemented the look with a pearl choker anddewy pink make-up, while her hair was tied back into a low ponytail.
It is the first time Rihanna has presented her work at ParisFashion Week; the stylish singer previously launched her debut Puma collectionat New York Fashion Week in February.
Speaking to Vogue about why she chose to present at Paris,Rihanna explained that it was due to the inspiration for the collection.
"I chose Paris because I wanted people to feel the entiretone of the new collection," Rihanna said. "I wanted them to feellike this is what Marie Antoinette might wear to the gym, or play tennis in.
"I imagined it like that, and I hope people receive itin a fun way."