8 Times Rihanna Gave Us All the Bridal Fashion Inspo

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It could be the highly anticipated halftime show turned baby reveal at the 2023 Super bowl, following a five year stage hiatus. Or possibly the recent release of her British Vogue cover featuring partner A$AP Rocky and first born son. Either way Bad Gal Riri has become the most trending topic of the moment!

Although her performance has evoked mixed reviews, one thing that cannot be disputed is Riri’s reign as fashion’s queen. Social media is still buzzing over her monochromatic stage look, a red jumpsuit by Loewe, jacket by Alaïa with Fenty bold red lip. Followed by standout pieces in the British Vogue spread , blending traditional houses such as Valentino with more contemporary designs from Rick Owens and her brand Savage x Fenty.

Rihanna continues to thrive as the biggest influencer of our time, setting trends in the obvious realms of fashion and beauty, but most recently being an exemplary model for inclusivity and self care. So why wouldn’t we look to the world’s biggest “it girl” as a source of inspiration for bridal style??

Here are 8 memorable looks from Bad Girl Ri Ri that scream bride!

Engagement Shoot: 

If you’re looking for an engagement shoot look that’s effortlessly stylish, look no further than this epic suit moment the Bad Gal gave us in 2019 at a Fenty Beauty event in South Korea. Minimal in approach yet grandiose in impact. An oversized jacket/pants combo with a pigmented statement lip, is the perfect for the cool girl’s engagement shoot needs.

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Wedding Dress Shopping:

When on your way to say “yes” to the dress of your dreams, here’s a pro-tip: dress in something that is easy to get in and out of to avoid unnecessary hassle on an already exciting yet stressful and sometimes anxiety-ridden occasion. Go for easy and breezy like this gorgeous Chanel look Rihanna donned in 2013 at the iconic French house’s fashion show. The long cardigan dress was both sexy and simple and the posh bag, fun shoe and layered necklaces dangling down its plunging neckline up’d the ante. Try a cardigan dress like this for your “yes to the dress” day of styling needs! 

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Bridal Shower:

The bridal shower is traditionally the day where the closest Women in your life gather to shower you with love, words of encouragement, and wisdom before you venture into your new role as a wife. With such an significant meaning behind the occasion, wearing something that makes you feel feminine and beautiful tends to fit the occasion best. Rihanna’s ruffled babydoll dress paired with pearl accessories is a great balance between sweet and stylish. This silhouette also plays well with most body types and timeless look you’ll always look back and love!


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Girl’s Trip Airport Fit:

There’s nothing more cozy and easy to wear for a long flight than athleisure but when traveling for your bachelorette trip the occasion calls for something comfortable and cute. Rihanna’s all white sweat suit look paired with a statement boots and accessories is a simple way to bring your travel fit from basic to bridal.

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Bachelorette Party:

For your last hoo-rah as a single woman it’ s only right you go all out with the fashions but a recent trend for the bachelorette experience is to coordinate looks with your girls by choosing a party theme. Rihanna embodies playgirl bunny with this sexy crop and mini look with lacey ears but you can brainstorm a theme inspired things like your favorite artist, tv/film, place, or decade.

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Guest Welcome Brunch:

If you’re having an event to welcome your out-of-town guests in for your special day, go for fun with a textured patterned moment like Rihanna did here at 2017 Dior presentation. Whether it be fabric or embroidery, textures often exude a sense of playfulness that is perfect for a brunch. Adding a touch a color like the purple jewel tone on Rihanna’s dress can also be a nice touch to add some uniqueness to your wedding white.

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Rehearsal Dinner:

Although rather simple for what we’ve known Rihanna to give fashion-wise, this look is timeless and classic and will always live as a good look! For your rehearsal dinner, take Rih’s approach and remain classy and graceful with your outfit. Rih, who wore this simple Prabal Gurung gown with a low back to the 2012 MTV VMA’s and slayed it with a red lip to go with it. If you go the simple and clean route like this, a bold lip can easily add some fun, flair, and the pop you might need to blow your bridal party away as you excitedly prepare for your big day together.

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Bridal GRWM:

While preparing on the morning of your special day, there’s nothing more feminine and classy than being engulfed in an ultra luxe bridal robe as you get ready with your girls. We’ve recently seen the rise of the over the top robe but there’s something stunning about a sleek robe reminiscent of the one Rihanna wore here in 2016 at the MTV Movie Awards! Complete with a sexy satin bodysuit underneath, you can easily recreate this gorgeous look for your last moments with your girls as a single woman as you get ready to become the bride of your dreams! 

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Written by Fashion Writer, Kennedi LéShea.

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