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Finally, Rihanna has been spotted out in the wild wearing the thigh-high denim boot chaps she designed with Manolo Blahnik. If anyone needed more evidence that Rihanna is superhuman, this is it, because she's making this improbable outfit look amazing.
Clearly, this is a new way to wear denim on denim. The boots will hit Manolo Blahnik stores on May 5th, and godspeed to any mere mortals who try to pull these off with the same aplomb as Rihanna.
This look, which is topped off with a Princess Di T-shirt and Miu Miu sunglasses, absolutely deserves a full-length shot.