It’s no secret that stars and style icons have been known to mix vintage into their everyday wear. Lately, we can’t help but notice the resurgence of vintage Chanel on some of the biggest names in fashion! From Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga to Katy Perry and Nicole Richie, the classic Chanel gold knows no strangers. But it is Rihanna, and her stylist Mel Ottenberg, who just can’t seem to get enough of Karl’s early designs for the house; often wearing pieces from the early 80s to mid 90s.
Her collection, and affinity, for vintage Chanel costume jewelry is apparent from TV appearances to the airport. Thick gold Chanel chains from the 90s seem to be Rihanna’s go-to, sporting them in instagram after instagram, on the beach or pre-clothing back stage.
While some may have found the “Pour It Up” video shocking, the star is referencing a true 90s moment; super, Linda Evangelista, covered in Chanel leather chain accessories from ear to hip.
From belts to sunglasses, slips to suits, Rihanna is definitely a vintage Chanel aficionado.