This Is What Inspired The Rihanna X Dior Collab

Everyone’s pretty much obsessed with anything that gets a Rihanna stamp of approval, and her newest collaboration is going to be no different. The inspiration behind the Rihanna X Dior collab might surprise you, but then again, RiRi isn’t exactly known to play it safe.

According to WWD, Rihanna divulged her inspiration behind the collection in a press release, naming none other than La Forge from Star Trek as the main source. “I’ve always been obsessed with his eyewear, and when I got to Dior and saw all the materials I could play with, it all just came together,” she said. Given the futuristic design aesthetic in the collection, I can definitely see where RiRi was going with all of this, and of course, I approve. She really does no wrong. Now, they could be a tad more affordable, but she and I will have to talk about that. Whenever you’re available, Rihanna!

These frames come in silver, blue, pink, green and red and retail for $840. Of course, there’s also a very special 24-karat gold edition for $1,950. Pocket change, right? I wish! But, it’s a small price to pay for a Rihanna-designed “out of this world” accessory game, am I right?

Golden futuristic frames are such a Rihanna thing to do.

I can definitely see the resemblance!

This isn't the first time she's showcased her edgy side, either. See seven of Rihanna's most out there fashions that prove this whole futuristic sunglasses thing has been a long time coming.

1. She Comes In Peace

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Is it just me or does the lighting especially make this out-of-the-box outfit look a little alien-esque?

2. Buns

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She works this hairstyle better than anybody.

3. Bright Blue Lipstick

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She rocks this edgy blue lipstick like a pro.

4. Extravagant Gold

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Luxe is something she does best, especially when it's a little unconventional like this look.

5. Space Suit

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She could take on the world and beyond in this look.

6. Larger Than Life

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I'm sure you could see this dress from outer space.

7. Bedazzled Brillance

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She shines like a star in this sexy, glitzy number.

Edgy style. Yeah, she's got that in spades. That's exactly why her sunglasses will keep you looking cool all summer long.

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