Rihanna‘s inclusive intentions for her Fenty products have been clear from the start, but her New York Fashion Week show for her lingerie line, SavagexFenty, took expectations to the next level. No, this wasn’t just a fashion show, it was a fashion experience, complete with an entire fictional landscape and choreography.
This savageXfenty show is the exact opposite of the handmaids tale pic.twitter.com/m7N7zdzpvX— Marcella Arguello (@marcellacomedy) September 13, 2018
Across Twitter, viewers of the premiere of Rihanna’s fall and winter lingerie collection have praised the queen for casting a diverse group of models, including women of different races, sizes, and body types.
Rihanna really flipped the fashion industry in a YEAR. A year ago gap teeth on a black girl could not be high fashion, “plus size” was an exclusive size 6 white woman, lingerie was not for the female gaze & most importantly reminded the world, we have more shades than 12,— I, A.M (@lilaquamane) September 13, 2018
Through Rihanna’s “Garden of Eden,” two models, including Slick Woods, wore the Savage collection while pregnant, showing the lingerie line’s inclusivity of women at any stage of life.
Slick Woods fully pregnant in lingerie at @SavageXFenty ! And EVERY other body shape and color as well. Watch and learn.— Christina Binkley (@BinkleyOnStyle) September 13, 2018
At the end of the show, the models held hands and exhibited unification, with Rihanna coming out shortly after.
While some fans might be yearning for a few more adventurous pieces, Rihanna’s efforts are providing options for people who may not be able to find lingerie for their size or skin tone at national chain stores.
However, Savage X Fenty is…— Cora Harrington (@lingerie_addict) September 13, 2018
1) Trendy. Several of their silhouettes are right on the mark in terms of what’s trending now.
2) Bright and colorful (which matters a lot in a sea of beige)
3) Fairly size-inclusive, especially for a new brand
Hmm. @SavageXFenty show has just started and I can already tell that this lingerie brand is about to kick Victoria’s Secret’s butt. Strong athletic women, no silly headdresses or diamond bras. And the collection will be for sale online the minute the show ends.— Christina Binkley (@BinkleyOnStyle) September 13, 2018
Watch the entire live stream of the show below: