The BADGAL is back at it again.

From iconic creeper sneakers to faux-fur slides, we’ve consistently raced to purchase the performer-turned-designer’s adored footwear styles. Cherry-picking from the ingenious and wondrously unconventional emerging trends, and infusing them with her one-of-a-kind panache, Rihanna continues to push boundaries as PUMA’s Creative Director.

Thursday, March 9th marked the pre-release for Rihanna’s SS17 Fenty x Puma collection. The latest collaboration introduces four new styles of Fenty x Puma shoes, including the “bow collection” — satin bow slides and sneakers — plus two additional styles.

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Influenced by the extravagant 18th century Parisian days of Marie-Antoinette, RiRi blends contemporary sportswear with the rococo flair of neoclassical France. The collection is done in two striking colorways – Silver Pink and Olive Branch. Of the four, it’s the “bow” releases that rank highly as favorites based on comfort, price and appeal.

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The Bow Slides up the ante on the classic athletic aesthetic. Taking things to an irrefutable luxe level, they exude a feminine swagger that any fashion-forward lady can appreciate. The slide sandals feature a satin foam backing for comfort, ‘FENTY PUMA BY RIHANNA’ emblazoned footbed and a satin midfoot strap with a beautiful bow décor.

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Continuing to transcend the traditional, Rihanna hits everyday street-wear with an innovative punch. She’s reinvented PUMA’s old school Trinomic style into something much more modern and lustrous. The once totally sporty sneak now oozes with girly embellishments. A satin upper, tonal outsole, logo tongue patch and a knotted satin bow are all part of the allure.

These shoes are simply a taste of a wider spring collection. So as you eagerly await RiRi’s next drop, shop the fresh Fenty x Puma slides and sneakers at Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for new releases to come!

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Halimi is AKIRA's Copywriter & current Editor/Blog Coordinator of When she's not developing creative content at work, she enjoys hanging out with friends, live music, Netflix and traveling whenever possible.


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