Fashion Rewind: Before Rihanna Ruled the World
In just three short years, Rihanna has managed to carve out a cutting-edge persona for herself—not only through her clothes but through her hair as well. She differentiated herself from other pop stars when she got a pixie cut in 2007; today, she's rocking shoulder-length red waves.
For the most part, the "Umbrella" singer has been a ray of sunshine for fashion critics. There are the occasional missteps, but those are inevitable with any risk-taker.
As she ushers in her Loud phase (bright colors, bold stripes and, of course, the candy apple coif), let's take a look at a quieter time in her style career. Her plain Jane outfit at the nomination announcement for the American Music Awards back in 2005 barely made a peep!
Trace Ri-Ri's incredible fashion evolution in our latest—and long overdue—Baby, I'm a Star! gallery.