Rihanna’s shiny purple trench coat at the 2018 Grammys is the rainy day look we didn’t know we needed

The best part of any music awards show is seeing what Rihanna shows up in. The singer is one of the rare humans who could wear, honestly, a police uniform on a red carpet, and we’d all be like “YASS MOTHER SLAYY!” Rihanna’s 2018 Grammys look is less daring than we’re used to and yet it’s very much a look only RiRi can pull off. We’d like to call her Grammys outfit a purple latex trench coat? Would we say that’s what it is? Rihanna is out here looking like a fashionable Morpheus on her way into the Matrix, and honestly, we are here for it.

Rih’s perfect ensemble is also the necessary distraction we need from the sad fact that she was only nominated for one Grammy this year — Best Rap/Sung Performance for “Loyalty” with Kendrick Lamar. She won that singular nomination, btw.

Regardless of her lack of nominations, we welcome a Rihanna appearance whenever we can get it. PS: You can’t see it, but she’s wearing matching thigh-high boots under the jacket for the most intense monochromatic look ever.


Rihanna has a habit of sneaking into awards shows and skipping the red carpet, but we did catch a glimpse of her when she photobombed John Legend’s red carpet interview. Lol.

Yes, Rihanna looked beautiful. Yes, her hair was huge and perfect, but the real question on everyone’s mind is:


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