Rihanna’s Met Gala Dresses
This year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute has officially recognized her as their queen by bestowing RiRi with the honor of co-chair for the event
Rihanna has reigned over the Met Gala red carpet for a decade now, captivating the fashion crowd with everything from her game-changing androgynous take on black tie dressing in 2009 to last year’s sculptural floral Commes des Garçons masterpiece. This year, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute has officially recognized her as their queen by bestowing RiRi with the honor of co-chair for the event, which is themed “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” alongside fellow fashion icons Donatella Versace and Amal Clooney.
Having wowed us in the past with her jaw-dropping looks as an attendee, we can only imagine how the “Work” singer will slay the theme in her new role this year. To amp up the Anti-cipation, we’ve rounded up a comprehensive guide to all of Rihanna’s stunning style moments since the very first time she graced the carpet back in 2007.
2007: Poiret: King of Fashion, 2007
Oh, how far the bad gal has come. After topping the charts with her iconic single “Umbrella,” (ella, ella … sorry, we had to) Rihanna’s career skyrocketed, landing the star her first coveted invite to the Met Gala. She chose an ethereal white Georges Chakra halter gown embellished with crystals. Even then, she kept her look edgy by adding a pair of black fishnet gloves, and topped it off with a sleek asymmetrical bob haircut.