In a steamy challenge to rival Victoria’s Secret, Rihanna just staged the most over-the-top underwear show in fashion history.
The superstar singer, actress, entrepreneur and fledgling designer dove into her second annual Savage X Fenty intimates extravaganza at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with an ass-slapping, ponytail-whipping routine, with 10 lingerie-clad dancers moving with her. She also tapped hip-hop heavyweights Migos, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, Fat Joe, Fabolous, Tierra Whack and multiplatinum indie pop star Halsey to perform.
Of course, the bold names didn’t end there. A huge cast of dancers of all sizes busted provocative moves – at one point they writhed in an orgy-like pile – while models sashayed through the pristine white set in various states of undress. It was an ambitiously complex and modern spectacle.
“I am a fan of sexy lingerie,” rapper Fabolous told The Post before the event. “It enhances the beauty of a woman and gives you something to peel off. Like when you’re opening a gift, you peel the ribbons back and rip the wrapping off, that what’s lingerie becomes.”
Rapper and singer Dreezy loved the daring undies – and the multilayered presentation. “That’s one of the best fashion shows I’ve ever been to in my life: super energetic, super diverse, dope styles. All the girls were beautiful – all shapes and sizes, very fierce and they came with their energy.”
DJ, model and entrepreneur Paris Hilton agreed. “It was so sexy, so Rihanna and
The world’s richest female musician (according to Forbes) is aiming high with her body-positive, inclusive skivvies line. After all, the once-invincible Victoria’s Secret has reportedly canceled its runway show after sagging sales, scandal and declining viewership. Rihanna’s lacy label is flush, having just landed $50 million in new funding from investors.
The filmy bras and peekaboo bustiers were a sight to behold — and behold you can! The line is available for purchase on Amazon now, and Amazon Prime Video will be streaming the show Sept. 20 for the masses.