Rihanna’s Sporty On Top, Party On The Bottom Look Includes Archive Jean Paul Gaultier
When it comes to sourcing vintage, no one does it quite like Rihanna. Remember when she whipped out those Tom Ford-era Gucci jeans? Or that autumn/winter 2000 Dior by John Galliano coat? Well, we’re pleased to report that she’s gone and scored another hero item.
RiRi was all smiles as she headed towards A$AP Rocky’s music studio in New York wearing an outfit that was equal parts sports luxe and archive heaven. At first glance, the coat shrugged over her shoulders might look like any ordinary parka. But at this point, we all know that ordinary just doesn’t cut it for Rihanna. The entrepreneur was sporting a rare Jean Paul Gaultier parka dating back to 1980, sourced by Archive, the mogul’s go-to for one-of-a-kind pieces. She teamed her outerwear with a vintage basketball jersey from Procell, citrus opera gloves from Prada and her beloved Amina Muaddi crystal-embellished heels.
RiRi is one of many stars revelling in the Gaultier revival. FKA Twigs’s collection of JPG pieces is drool-worthy. And it’s no secret that the Kardashian clan are positively besotted with the designer. His popularity extends to the small screen, too. Euphoria’s Rue (Zendaya) just wore a jacquard vest from the ’90s. And who could forget when Carrie Bradshaw donned an outfit plucked straight from the 1997 runway in And Just Like That…?