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Rihanna Designs Futuristic Sunglasses for Dior

The collection is simply named Rihanna, who says she drew inspiration from one Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge, of Star Trek.

“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” 

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Rihanna also models her own designs, looking very different from her previous campaign with the brand.

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The collection is essentially made of only one design, but reproduced in six different variations, including one premium model, which is plated in 24 karat gold. 

“The process was pretty seamless. I spent a day at Dior with their eyewear design team. I started by looking through all the archives to see what they’ve done in the past, then got acquainted with all the new materials. I literally sat there and drew and drew until I was happy with the design, and the team illustrated it for me right then and there. We picked materials and colors that same day, and after that it was a matter of weeks before I saw the first prototype.” 

 

Rihanna's sunglasses remind us of a cross between shield/wrap sunglasses and ski googles, both of which are usually worn by serious athletes. But who knows? This could become a serious trend, especially: 

 

When you reppin da PHUCK out yo own shit!!!

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Featured photos via Fashion Gone Rogue

Source: Women's Wear Daily