Rihanna just opened her first Fenty clothing pop-up store at The Webster's in New York City's SoHo district and fans are loving everything about it. Not only are the clothes current and edgy, but the mannequins also show that it's a brand capable of bringing inclusivity and body-positivity to luxury fashion.
The mannequins throughout the store boast all different sizes, some with "love handles" and a stomach "pouch," as fans are stating. One even fan tweeted that it was the "first time" she had seen her body properly represented in a store.
BREAKING NEWS: Rihanna is praised for using a curvy mannequin that has 'love handles' and a stomach 'pouch' in her Fenty store - as women admit it's the 'first time' they have ever seen their body represented. pic.twitter.com/TU2xyJtWfe— Dave Vescio (@DaveVescio) June 24, 2019
RiRi fans have continued flocking to social media to speak out on the appearance of the mannequins, finding it refreshing to actually see figures like their own.
I was today years old when I seen my first mannequin with hip dips like me ! Thank you Fenty. https://t.co/Yztx9JEuHy— karema ✨ (@karemadaniele) June 19, 2019
Rihanna has pointed out that her own body changed and she saw a need to represent all sizes in her new brand. “Of course we have our fit models, which is the standard size from factories. But then I want to see it on my body. I want to see it on a curvy girl with thighs and a little bit of booty and hips — and now I have boobs that I never had before," she told E! News, as reported by People.
Rihanna added, “All of these things I take into consideration because I want women to feel confident in my stuff.” Well, it seems to be working! Forbes recently declared the star the wealthiest female musician in the world, thanks in part to her work in fashion.