Rihanna’s daring maternity style on Oscars purple carpet

Written by Taylor Nicioli, CNN

Dressed in a sheer, form-fitting robe, Rihanna arrived on the Oscars’ champagne-colored carpet together with her child bump proudly on show — her first high-profile public look since final month’s Super Bowl.

The singer, who was nominated within the awards’ greatest authentic track class, wore a leather-based bra and maxi skirt combo, by designer label Alaïa, layered over a mesh turtleneck. She accomplished the eye-catching look with pops of brilliant purple on her lips and nails.

Rihanna is nominated for Best Original Song for “Lift Me Up” as heard in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

The singer, who’s anticipating her second little one with A$AP Rocky, later carried out her track “Lift Me Up,” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” having become one other belly-baring ensemble by Maison Margiela. The crystal-embellished black bra and floral pants set with golden accents was custom-made for her by the label’s artistic director, John Galliano, and was accomplished with elbow-reaching black leather-based gloves.

For her third look of the night time, Rihanna switched right into a {custom} mint inexperienced bustier and matching skirt by Bottega Veneta. She posed for photos with A$AP Rocky earlier than rejoining the group to look at the remainder of the present.

The nominated observe, her first single in six years, additionally earned a nod at January’s Golden Globe Awards. In each awards, she discovered herself up towards fellow singer Lady Gaga, whose track “Hold My Hand” featured in “Top Gun: Maverick.” Both the Oscar and the Golden Globe Award finally went to the track “Naatu Naatu” from the Indian film “RRR.”

A$AP Rocky and Rihanna backstage at the 95th Academy Awards.

A$AP Rocky and Rihanna backstage on the ninety fifth Academy Awards. Credit: Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images

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Rihanna revealed her being pregnant throughout her Super Bowl half-time efficiency in February. She wore Alaïa that night too, as a part of a custom-made all-red ensemble that additionally featured designs by Spanish label Loewe.

The star has helped redefine maternity style, dressing boldly all through her first being pregnant in crop tops and lacy sheer units.

“When I found out I was pregnant, I thought to myself, ‘There’s no way I’m going to go shopping in no maternity aisle.’ I’m sorry — it’s too much fun to get dressed up,” she advised Vogue for the journal’s May 2022 cowl story. “I’m not going to let that part disappear because my body is changing.”

Rihanna performs her Oscar-nominated song at the 95th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Rihanna performs her Oscar-nominated track on the ninety fifth Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Credit: Carlos Barria/Reuters

Last week on her Instagram, Rihanna had posted an image of her visibly upset first little one with the caption, “My son when he found out his sibling is going to the Oscars and not him,” during which a follower had commented, “The other sibling got to appear as a special guest at the Super Bowl and now The OSCARS?”