Denim Desserts - Rihanna X Manolo Blahnik Collaboration
Rihanna has got the No. 1 song in the country and the No. 2 album. She's the new creative director of Puma. She's on the cover of the new British Vogue in April and her world tour kicks off in a week.
But she's not done yet she has just teamed up with Manolo Blahnik for a capsule collection of six limited edition styles. The Spring 2016 shoe collection, called Denim Desserts, features six limited edition styles that were all designed personally by Blahnik and Rihanna.
Inspired by the singer’s hand tattoos, each unique shoe is artfully fashioned with denim, sequins and/or artisan embroidery. Though it’s hard to choose which is her favorite in the collaboration, Rihanna selects the ‘9 to 5’ boot – Dolly Parton-inspired perhaps? – as a standout piece.
“Those boots are dangerous!” Rihanna said. “If you’re trying to get back home to your bed, don’t wear them boots! You will get kidnapped in those boots, those boots are trouble. Desserts is set to be on-sale on May 5 across three store locations globally in London, New York and Hong Kong.
“This is an incredibly exciting collaboration and I am absolutely thrilled with the results,” Blahnik gushed. “Working with Rihanna has been amazing and her drive, passion, creativity and style has been reflected in the designs, with fabulous results – I think everyone is going to love what they are about to see.”
Rihanna’s first Puma shoe collaboration, the Creeper, sold out within three hours of its release and were completely wiped from Puma’s website the following day. Her second Puma shoe collab, the Fenty trainers, were highly coveted as well.
If her sold-out Creepers and Fenty trainers are any indications as to how well these high-end heels, priced from $895 to $3995, could do on the market, Rihanna may have another hit on her hands.
Can’t wait until May 5? Not only do we have you covered but you can also check out the collaboration in the April issue of Vogue UK, in which Rihanna models her own range for the cowgirl-themed cover spread.