Rih’s obsession with classic spans far past her wardrobe and jewelry field. Scouring out prized classic luggage has been a pastime for over a decade: archive purses from Chanel, Fendi, Dior, Gucci and Louis Vuitton all in her arsenal.
Fendi’s iconic Croissant form was hooked on Rih’s arm for a go to to her favorite eatery, family-run Italian restaurant Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica not too long ago. Just like the maison’s signature Baguette mannequin, first launched by founder Silvia Venturini Fendi in 1997, the bag boasts a supple silhouette. Alike to its French namesake, Rih’s classic purse encompasses a slight curve and isn’t far off the sizing of a real-life pastry.
Arizona-based provider, Misty Guerriero – the founding father of Classic by Misty (who once quipped, “the classic Gods are on my facet!”) – was to thank for an additional Fendi tote not too long ago seen in Rih’s grasp, that’s embellished with the famed “Zucca” monogram designed by the late Karl Lagerfeld. And purses aren’t her solely specialty: Rihanna has additionally been spied in layered ’80s-era necklaces by David Yurman, plus Y2K Chanel shades additionally bought from Guerriero’s emporium.
Fendi purses have been doing common rounds of late (a circa-’80s zebra model was seen final month), however earlier snaps counsel that the singer owns a variety of sought-after It-bags. In the summertime of 2015, she was seen with not one, however two classic shapes from Chanel: within the July, she was pictured with a quilted leather-based crossbody and the next month, she was seen in Barbados with a ’90s terrycloth backpack slung over her shoulder. These not distracted by her heart-shape Saint Laurent cape for a well-documented outing in 2016 would have noticed the singer’s classic Chanel field purse, additionally adorned with its signature quilted end.
For a visit to Paris in 2019 she paid homage to French luggage-maker Louis Vuitton and carried a uncommon fuzzy pouch from its autumn/winter 2006 assortment. In November the identical yr, she carried LV’s sporty tackle a cult bag – the soccer ball-shaped purse that was made in 1998 to commemorate the World Cup.
What to make of Rihanna’s amped-up classic equipment? Your cue to start out trawling.