Bad news for Marie Antoinette: it took 223 years after her death until someone finally made her a collection of clothes to wear to the gym. The good news, however, is that someone was Rihanna so it was definitely worth the wait.
For her second Fenty Puma show, Bad Gal Riri made her Paris Fashion Week debut with a collection she said was inspired by “Marie Antoinette at the gym.”
— Elizabeth Paton (@LizziePaton) September 28, 2016
And Marie Antoinette athleisure it was: there were satin corsets, lace fans, sweatshirts and pearls, lace do-rags and just about everything else you could imagine the infamous French Queen wearing while on the elliptical.
— Robin Givhan (@RobinGivhan) September 28, 2016
— Hardys Closet® (@HardysCloset) September 28, 2016
Can you imagine fanning yourself off with this in the middle of your next SoulCycle class? Iconic.
We could all learn a thing or two about the art of side eye from Rihanna. She gives OPTIONS pic.twitter.com/nilTUX1Lun
— Matthew Schneier (@MatthewSchneier) September 28, 2016
For her final bow, Riri hit the runway in head-to-toe pink, pearls and a lace Puma fan, as if you’d expect anything less:
— susiebubble (@susiebubble) September 28, 2016
Somewhere out there, Marie Antoinette is probably rolling over in her grave for missing out on these Bad Gal Riri-designed gym looks and what could have been:
From: Harper’s BAZAAR US