Rihanna shuts down CFDA Awards in see-through dress
noslideshow

Rihanna Bares All at CFDA Awards

Somewhere amongst the legions of holy books there is a passage that reads as follows:

“Thy thirst shall only be valid in the name of Rihanna”

…Or something like that. We’re not too sure.

Here’s one thing we are sure of: the spell Rihanna has on the masses through her gossip worthy fashion statements. Some people back their worth up in gold, Ri Ri on the other hand, backed up her fashion status last night in crystals and bare skin.

rihanna goes nude at cfda awards
noslideshow

 

The “dress” Rihanna wore to CFDA Awards currently has the world on pause, as the photos of the bare skined songstress emerge from the interwebs. The garment designer, Adam Selman, describes his masterpiece as “fishnet and crystals and a couple of fingers crossed.” And it is just that. Completely see-thru, the custom made Josephine Baker-esque gown was the highlight of last nights NYC award show, and rightly so, Ri Ri was presented the Fashion Icon Award by fashion goddess Anna Wintour.

Here’s her acceptance speech below:

“Growing up I didn’t have a lot of access to fashion. But as far as I could remember, fashion has always been my defense mechanism. Even as a child I remember thinking, “She can beat me, but she cannot beat my outfit.” [Laughter and cheers.] And to this day I mean, that is how I think about it. I can compensate for all my weaknesses with my fashion. And so really, you really can … I enjoy the most that you can tell so much about who someone is just by their style — the way they put fashion together. And I think fashion has been an outlet for me to express myself, to speak up, to say who I am and to be very loud about it at times, and I just like to have fun with it. Fashion is just a world of thrills, it’s exciting, there’s no rules, there’s just … I mean, SHE has tons of rules [gestures at Anna Wintour, audience laughs] … Scratch that! Scratch that! [More audience laughter.] There are RULES! But rules are meant to be broken. [Audience cheers and claps.]

I want to thank MAC for being so supportive and for keeping my face so cute. I want to thank all of the stylists who I’ve worked with because it’s steps, it’s stages to get here, and now I can’t believe that we’re here at the CFDA Awards. Mel Ottenberg, thank you! You GET ME. You honestly get me, and you understand what I’m trying to say. I can send you two pictures, and you bring back the rack full of exactly what I wanted. There’s nothing better than that because fashion should never be frustrating. It should be fun! Make it easy to me. I want to thank everybody here tonight, my friends, my family for being supportive, thank you, guys! Good night.”

 

rihanna cdfa awards
noslideshow

Watch Rihanna sashay across the stage in her jaw-dropping see-thru gown as she accepts her award at the 2014 CFDA Awards in the player above.

Gyasi’s one and only mega girl crush is Rihanna and thinks her dress can stop world hunger. In the words of Soulja Boy, “Yas Bishh, Yas” Follow her on Twitter @thedominusg

Related Posts

News
News

Diplo Said, “I Wanted To Kill Myself” After Rihanna Dissed Him

Style
Style

Top Five? Rihanna, Rihanna, Rihanna, Rihanna, Rihanna

News
News

Rihanna Goes Punk Rock for Paper Magazine

News
News

Does Rihanna Deserve Harvard’s Humanitarian Of The Year Award?

Film
Film

Introducing, ‘Ocean’s 8’

Ad

Latest News

Music Video

PREMIERE: Skipp Whitman “Slow Down”

"Momma told me slow down, I'm about to lose my control"
Art

Lil Peep Vigils Occurring All Around the World

Pink candles for the Goth Angel Sinner
Music Video

PREMIERE: Baby Bash & Frankie J “Candy Coated Dreamer” Video

"She did it all for the dream"
N.E.R.D News

‘No_One Ever Really Dies’ Will Be Here for Christmas

The 7-year wait will soon be over
Music

PREMIERE: KXNG Crooked “The MAGA Continues” + Horseshoe Gang “Shoes Fall Off”

COB is up in here!
Video

Open Space: Lud Foe

From the real side of Chitown
Music

PREMIERE: Agallah ft. Edo G. “Synthetic Thugs”

This duo aren't pulling their punches
ghostface-killah Features

The 36 Best Ghostface Killah Songs, Ranked

"This is real lizzife, ain’t nothin sweet God"
inspectah deck Features

The 36 Best Inspectah Deck Songs, Ranked

“I’m a modern day Langston Hughes, my slang rules”
Music

Nicki Minaj and 21 Savage Join Farruko on “Krippy Kush” Remix

Latin trap arrives on the mainland
News

Post Malone: Those Looking for Lyrics Need Not Bother with Hip Hop

Thanksgiving is wicked this year b
Wifisfuneral signs to Interscope Music

Listen to Wifisfuneral Sprint Alongside Dooney Montana on New Track, “Gotenks”

If it's a Dragon Ball Z thing better talk nice
News

21 Savage Weighs in on Hip Hop’s Generational Divide

Less scapegoating, more props
Style

A Tribe Called Quest Drops ‘Phife Dawg’ Capsule Collection

Phife would’ve turned 47 on Sunday
Music Video

Baseball Bats and Bentleys in CupcakKe’s “Cartoons” Video

New life for the quotable heatrock
News

LaVar Ball’s CNN Interview Was the Joke You Expected

Mr. Stay in Yo Lane swerved into a messy Chris Cuomo last night