The wait for Rihanna’s next album continues, but the artist is dropping a hot new fashion collection, in the meantime. The singer took to Instagram to reveal the latest Fenty release, featuring laid-back faux leather pieces with a stylish edge. “And yes it’s as soft as everyone says,” Rihanna teased in the caption of her announcement post–in which she sports an oversized shirt from the collection, along with a silky red durag and Fenty-branded sunglasses.
The Fenty faux leather capsule offers an alternative view of the 2-20 release in an innovative new fabric and elegant new color palette. The brand’s signature designs were crafted out of a leather alternative made in Italy, using a blend of 50 percent polyurethane and 50 percent polyester with a soft cotton lining. The new material forms a flattering silhouette along the body, while the lightness of the fabric provides comfort and ease of movement. Available in Jet Black and Coffee Latte, the garments were inspired by photographer Irving Penn’s iconic “Small Trades” series, which documented tradespeople in their work uniforms.
Through this limited drop, Fenty is elevating the power and strength of individualism, with utility wear seen as a proud marker of identity. The tough, protective connotations of leather and striking silhouettes of uniforms are combined with the soft, rippling faux leather material to give a relaxed Fenty feel – a juxtaposition which speaks to the Fenty DNA of contrasts, rebelliousness, and redefined luxury.
The seven-piece collection includes a slightly oversized utility shirt, a pair of high-waisted trousers with combat pockets, a drawstring hoodie, as well as the label’s iconic corset dress and skirt.
See more campaign images below and shop the collection HERE.