Rihanna's Craziest Fashion Moments of 2008
With Justin Timberlake by her side, the singer showed off her long legs in a patterned leotard, fishnets and sky-high platforms while filming the duo's music video in L.A.
Hitting the stage in Las Vegas for a children's charity concert, Rihanna flaunted her signature style in high-waisted leather pants, a neon bustier and patent booties.
It was all about having fun at the MTV Video Music Awards in L.A., where the "Umbrella" songstress walked the red carpet in a gilt Peter Pilotto miniskirt, Patricia Field bustier and white T-strap Cesare Paciotti heels – and a matching platinum streak in her hair!
The performer – never afraid to ruffle a few feathers – took her dramatic style to the stage, adorned in pheasant and ostrich plumes at the Fashion Rocks extravaganza in N.Y.C.
Wearing her outrageous knee-high Balenciaga gladiator sandals, Rihanna took a stroll down L.A.'s Melrose Avenue in a coordinating Matthew Williamson top and black short-shorts, with a Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci Nightingale bag.
For her performance at the BET Awards, the star channeled the '80s in a black crinoline dress and heeled gladiator sandals.
Rihanna balanced the bright ruffles of her Poltock amp Walsh miniskirt with a black vest and patent-billed cap for an early-morning performance on the Today show in N.Y.C.
What a view! The Grammy winner's patterned PPQ bustier dress, Christian Louboutin booties and elegant Cartier hair jewels competed with the Empire State Building's stunning vistas at a party for the famed jewelry brand.
Balancing the girly ruffles of her Thomas Wylde top, the singer poured herself into latex leggings and accessorized with a Temperley London hat and lace-up boots at the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto.
The supporting singer took the name of Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour to heart, adding a flash of neon to her look with fuchsia piping on her leather short-set – plus coordinated hot-pink gloves and nails – to hit the stage in San Jose, Calif.
Spring was in the air as the big sister picked up her brother from school in L.A. wearing a floral chiffon Stella McCartney jumpsuit and sandal flats.
Rihanna went cheap and chic for the Kid's Choice Awards in L.A. in a pink polka-dot bustier from HampM, but added high-fashion flair with baggy Stella McCartney jeans and sky-high platforms.
The star set out in high style to shop Paris's most exclusive boutiques, wearing a cropped leather jacket, shiny leggings and on-trend riding boots while carrying a leopard-print purse.
Taking Paris Fashion Week by storm, Rihanna headed to the Chanel show in an oversized patterned sweater and royal blue T-strap heels from the design house's Paris/London collection.
Same day, different look! The style star hit Sonia Rykiel's runway show in a rainbow of elegant items, including a cobalt jacket, purple jumpsuit, red heels and a canary yellow bag.
She's got legs! The singer dazzled on the Dublin stage in patent, thigh-high, lace-up boots and a buckled-up red and black patent bodysuit.
Never one to get stuck in a style rut, Rihanna performed at the Brit Awards in the U.K. in a floor-length hooded robe and arms full of bangles.
Showing off a blue-ribbon look, the Grammy winner arrived at the awards show in a sapphire Zac Posen frock trimmed with tiny feathers at the hem.
That same night, Rihanna amped up the plumes for her performance on the Grammy stage, in a feather mini and pumps with patent spats.
The star made a chic showing at a Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in a patterned, floor-skimming Mara Hoffman jersey gown.
Letting her legs get all the attention, Rihanna headed to the InStyle Grammy Salute to Fashion party in Hollywood in a long-sleeved black lace shorts ensemble with ankle strap peep-toes.
The singer sizzled onstage, performing in the Bahamas in a black-and-white zippered vest, tap pants and thigh-high boots.