Inclusivity and variety have been celebrated in a star-studded efficiency that left viewers speechless.
I feel we will all agree that Rihanna can do no improper. Living proof: the Savage x Fenty Vol. 3 present that premiered on September 24 at midnight on Amazon Prime Video.
To have fun the launch of the multi-hyphenate’s third lingerie assortment, RiRi assembled an all-star forged that would rival the Avengers, and the performances and vogue have been simply as over-the-top, celebratory and empowering as her first two, if no more.
When the “Shut Up and Drive” singer first debuted Savage x Fenty in 2019, it despatched shockwaves throughout the trade for its inclusive forged and sizing. Drag queens, trans girls, supermodels and ladies of various sizes and styles intermingled in a revolutionary celebration of range and illustration. Simply as Rihanna’s Fenty Magnificence line broke boundaries when it launched 50 basis shades, her intimates are designed in an analogous vein, with the dimensions vary going as much as a 3X, and bras out there in 42DDD and 44D.
With expectations sky-high for Savage x Fenty Vol. 3, Rihanna didn’t disappoint. The 40-minute present was filled with movie star cameos, drop-dead beautiful underwear, and shock musical performances. However amongst all of the splendour, there have been a couple of moments you shouldn’t miss, so right here’s a roundup of the easiest— together with Gigi Hadid’s new do.
To misquote Kermit the Frog, it’s simple being inexperienced — a minimum of based on Rihanna. Fashions strutted the runway in neon, emerald and mint monochromatic ensembles, immediately cementing inexperienced as this season’s “it” color. Highlights included iconic supermodel Cindy Crawford wanting beautiful in a sublime nightie that would simply be worn on a crimson carpet, and Indigenous mannequin and activist Quannah Chasinghorse rocking an avant-garde magnificence look whereas in a lace bodysuit.
Gigi Makes a Bang
Depart it to Gigi Hadid to deliver again bangs. The mannequin sashayed the runway clad in a metallic Savage x Fenty gown and lingerie in a cat-eye that might make Elizabeth Taylor’s Cleopatra jealous. Whereas the coiffure was solely a wig (Hadid walked the Tod’s runway the identical day in her goldie locks), we cherished seeing this new mother as a brunette.
When you haven’t already jumped on the RuPaul’s Drag Race bandwagon, take into account this your royal summons. Season 13 winner Symone and runner-up Gottmik slayed the home down, decked out in Savage x Fenty Vol. 3 fineries. This wasn’t the primary time drag has taken over RiRi’s runway — final 12 months’s present included RuPaul AllStars Season 5 winner Shea Couleé and Season 12 winner and finalists Jaida Essence Corridor and Gigi Goode.
The Many, Many Performances
Coachella referred to as, they usually need their lineup again. In a vogue present not like another, Savage x Fenty Vol. 3 felt like a concert-runway hybrid. Normani carried out “Wild Aspect” whereas doing the splits on prime of seven male dancers. Ricky Martin sang a medley of his prime hits. Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales” supplied the right soundtrack to mannequin Irina Shayk’s runway stroll. Daddy Yankee introduced the Latin flavour days earlier than he was inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Awards corridor of fame. And R&B artist Nas kicked off the finale.
Measurement-Inclusivity, BIPOC and LGBTQ2S+ Illustration
Overlook the style; the inclusivity itself deserves a standing ovation. Whereas this isn’t new for Rihanna’s lingerie model, it warrants celebrating nonetheless. Plus-size, Black, Latina, Indigenous, Asian, and transgendered fashions intermingled in a lovely show of range and empowerment.
Rihanna’s Grand Entrance
The host lastly revealed herself in a red-hot ensemble throughout a montage by Busta Rhymes, who wasn’t in attendance. Nonetheless, his voice, together with Janet Jackson’s, boomed over the audio system as Rihanna danced to “What’s It Gonna Be?” and “Break Ya Neck” in opposition to a fiery backdrop.