Rihanna Shuts Down 2015 Met Gala Red Carpet With Epic Yellow Cape

by Meredith B. Kile 8:09 PM PDT, May 04, 2015
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Rihanna is never one to shy away from a public fashion statement and she certainly made one at the Met Gala on Monday night, stopping traffic on the red carpet with her massive yellow fur cape.

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The "Bitch Better Have My Money" singer embraced the theme of the event, "China: Through the Looking Glass," donning the couture cape by Chinese designer Guo Pei over a pink dress. The bright yellow color and sheer size of the singerโ€™s cape immediately inspired fans on the internet.

Rihanna has officially slayed the Met Ball. IT'S STUFFED CRUST COUTURE #metgala #metballingggggggg (

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The train of the cape was so massive, in fact, that it required three handlers to help the singer up the stairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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