After a heavenly appearance on the red carpet Monday night for the annual Met Gala (where she played the part of informal host), Rihanna stayed the remainder of the week in New York to prepare for the launch of her new lingerie line, Savage x Fenty, which she debuted Thursday night at an event in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Rihanna at the launch of her Savage x Fenty lingerie line on Thursday in Brooklyn (wearing Giuseppe Zanotti heels).
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Inside the warehouse space, multiple screens played the line’s debut campaign, a video collage that featured a diverse cast of models lounging in the singer’s new lacy designs with audio of the subjects talking about subjects like sexual freedom, desire, marriage and body positivity.
Other images, like that of a pregnant model covered in tattoos and lying atop a car, were peppered with videos and stills of Rihanna herself modeling the lingerie. “It was important to me to push the boundaries, but also create a line that women can see themselves in,” the singer told press. “I want to make people look and feel good, and have fun playing around with different styles.” The singer spoke to the crowd on Thursday alongside larger-than-life hologram images of