Rihanna has been totally rewriting the rules in maternity fashion since she announced her pregnancy late January.
The style-savvy Bad Gal, who’s expecting her first child with partner A$AP Rocky, has stepped out in one baby bump-baring look after the next in recent weeks, from a completely sheer black Dior dress at Paris Fashion Week to a sparkling silver Coperni set for a Fenty Beauty fête.
“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,” Vogue’s May 2022 cover star told the magazine.
“I’m sorry — it’s too much fun to get dressed up. I’m not going to let that part disappear because my body is changing.”
Her bold, bell-framing outfits are more than just a good time.
“I’m hoping that we were able to redefine what’s considered ‘decent’ for pregnant women,”She spoke to Vogue. “My body is doing incredible things right now, and I’m not going to be ashamed of that. This time should feel celebratory. Because why should you be hiding your pregnancy?”
Below, see all of the fashion and beauty mogul’s incredible maternity fashion moments so far.
January 31: Pretty (and pregnant) in pink
Rihanna sent fans into a frenzy when she showed off her bump for the very first time in a single-buttoned pink vintage Chanel puffer coat styled sans shirt. She paired the rare piece with ripped Vetements jeans, a colorful Christian Lacroix cross necklaceArchive Vintage offers a vintage Chanel belt and additional jewels. Vintage by MistyAnd Briony Raymond.
February 6: All laced up
There’s no tummy-hiding! The Grammy winner showed some skin in a Jean Paul Gaultier lace-up cardigan and The Attico stirrup leggings, accessorizing with Jimmy Choo pumps, Balenciaga sunglasses and a Jacquie Aiche diamond bra worth a whopping five figures.
February 9: Fab Hadr
Talk about a fashion flashback: The star’s fur-trimmed Fendi crop top, low-rise jeans, vintage patchwork Roberto Cavalli coat, Dior saddle bag and camo trucker hat looked straight out of the 2000s.
“The bump is now the focal point,” Rihanna’s stylist, Jahleel Weaver, told Vogue of the pair’s current approach to planning looks. “This is her main attribute at the moment, and let’s just highlight it as best as possible.”
February 11, Rainbow bright
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At a Fenty Beauty event in LA, all eyes were on the mega-famous mom-to-be in this custom ombré outfit from The Attico comprised of colorful strands of sequins. Rihanna spoke out about her bold approach to pregnancy style during the party. telling People she’s “enjoying”The “challenge”Dressing her changing body.
“I’m enjoying not having to worry about covering up my tummy,”She said. “If I feel a little chubby, it’s like, whatever! It’s a baby!”
February 12: Lady in red
The star likely stopped traffic in the scarlet leather Alaïa look and matching Amina Muaddi sandals she chose for the Savage X Fenty store opening in LA.
February 13: Style touchdown
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Ahead of the Super Bowl, Rihanna showed her support for the LA Rams by wearing’s the team’s colors — a blue Balenciaga hood and bomber jacket trimmed with yellow faux fur and layered over a sporty Jetpack Homme shirt, to be precise.
February 15: Heart couture
For an outing just after Valentine’s Day, the star leaned into the theme by bringing back her iconic $15,500 heart-shaped Saint Laurent fur jacketThis time, he dressed it down with a Bulls jersey paired with patched-up Vetements trousers.
February 17: Seeing spots
The Bad Gal dressed in a leopard print Vetements fleece and Awake sweatpants while out in New York City. She also wore an R13 baseball cap with furry Saint Laurent mules to add some impact.
February 18: Go Mets
She cheered on her favorite team in a vintage Mets shirt, rhinestone-studded Martine Rose Jeans and equally shimmery Amina muaddi heels.
February 25: Gucci Glam
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To take in Gucci’s fall 2022 show during Milan Fashion Week, Rihanna rocked a latex crop top, dragon-embroidered pants, lavender faux fur coat and metallic headdress from the luxury label, along with a giant blinged-out Briony Raymond cross.
February 25: Disco fever
For the brand’s afterparty, she swapped her top and trousers for a sheer, logo-embellished LBD plucked from the Gucci archives.
February 28: Peachy keen
Joined by Rocky in the front row at Off-White’s show, Rihanna picked a little leather dress from the label, which she wore beneath a shearling Diesel maxi coat in the same shade. Her rapper boyfriend even coordinated in a leather look.
March 1: Sheer genius
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It’s easy to see why the totally sheer Dior dress Rihanna wore to the fashion house’s show went viral in minutes.
“To me that dress is actually the closest thing to maternity clothes that I’ve worn so far,”She spoke to Vogue. “And we hadn’t really done lady that whole time. So I was like, Let’s do lady!”
What about that strappy Savage X Fenty g-string? “Listen,”She laughed, “they were going to see my panties regardless. So they’d better be mine.”
March 4th: Cool cutouts
In between shows, she posed for photos in Paris in a Stella McCartney catsuit in turquoise. This allowed her to work, and work, and work, and work that bump.
March 5: Bundled up
This all-sherpa-everything Y/Project getup is basically like a full-body Ugg boot.
March 10: Sexy snakeskin
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Not many expectant moms we know would head to a weekday lunch in a python vest, bikini top and cowboy boots — but then again, not many expectant moms are Rihanna.
She accessorized with a gold Briony Raymond cuff bracelet stamped with both her and Rocky’s zodiac signs.
March 12: Shine brightly like a diamond
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The superstar sported a custom silver Coperni crop top and sparkling maxi skirt to celebrate Fenty Beauty’s launch at Ulta, blinging out her bump with a Messika diamond belly chain.
March 12: Moto mama
In a leather jacket and micro-miniskirt by Alexander Wang, she looked like a biker babe. She also wore a crystal bra top from the same designer. The ensemble was completed by a pair of high-heeled Amina muaddi boots, Copernix Gentle Monster shades, and diamonds from Neil Lane & Nikos Koulis.
“Best pregnancy style ever!!!” Kim Kardashian wrote of the look on Instagram — and we couldn’t agree more.
March 14th: Living the Dream
After a Target shopping trip, Rihanna donned a vintage Walter Davoucci shearling jacket and a glittery The Attico miniskirt.
March 22: Meow mix
Vintage whipstitched Dior fur coat, cat print Knwls dress and strappy Manolo Blahnik shoes made for a fabulous night-out look.
March 23: Tulle time
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Rihanna’s lace-trimmed tulle Simone Rocha dress looked light as a feather, while her Nike x Union Air Jordans brought the look down to earth. An $51,991 Annoushka charm bracelet, Rocky, was worn by Rihanna. It includes an emerald which is the May birthstone.
March 25: Read between The Lines
She wore a pale pink, crystal-striped Alexander Wang shirt, squined Miu Miu socks, and Saint Laurent mink fur mules for a late-night shopping trip at Couture Kids in LA. A bedazzled Balenciaga topped off the look “Hourglass” bag.
March 27: Oscars opulence
Post-Academy Awards, Rihanna stunned in a sheer sequined Valentino Haute Couture gown and bandeau bra at Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s afterparty. As the icing, Repossi’s and Wilfredo Roseo’s jewels were also present.
April 2: Feather Weather
We dare you not to smile when you see this pink feathered Saint Laurent outfit. It’s just not possible!
April 6: Feeling blue
Rihanna’s denim-like ribbed Alaïa crop top and matching maxi skirt was the perfect mix of sexy and sporty, especially styled with Adidas and a matching baseball cap.
April 8: Sweet dreams
She put a new twist on pajama dressing in a silky vintage Alaïa top, Alexander Wang boxers and bejeweled Balenciaga bag with equally sparkly Nike Dunks.
April 11: Foxy lady
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It sure seems like the Bad Gal’s hinting she’s having a girl; her latest all-pink look included a Bottega Veneta terrycloth bralette, Vetements jeans, Amina Muaddi pumps and a vintage John Galliano vintage fox fur stole, all in the same rosy hue.
April 12: Cover girl
Baby’s first Vogue cover! Rihanna fronts the fashion bible’s May 2022 issue in a red-hot lace catsuit, gloves and heels from Alaïa — one of many fabulous designer looks she modeled for the magazine.