The 33-year-old singer, who recently announced that she and boyfriend A$AP Rocky were expecting their first child, told PEOPLE that styling herself while pregnant was ‘fun’ and ‘a challenge’.
‘I like it. I’m enjoying it,’ the Umbrella hitmaker told the media outlet.
Baby bump: Rihanna shared her thoughts on staying fashionable while pregnant at the Fenty Beauty Universe Event in Los Angeles on Friday night
She continued, ‘I’m enjoying not having to worry about covering up my tummy.
‘If I feel a little chubby, it’s like, whatever! It’s a baby!’
Rihanna explained that applying a bit of makeup helps motivate her on the days that she does not feel like dressing up.
Enjoying it: The 33-year-old singer recently announced that she and boyfriend A$AP Rocky are expecting their first child and she told PEOPLE that styling herself while pregnant was ‘fun’ and ‘a challenge’
The nine-time Grammy Award winner said, ‘Right now, being pregnant, some days you just feel like, ‘Ugh, I just want to lay here on this couch all day.’
‘But when you put on a little face and a little lipstick, you transform,’ she added.
The beauty continued, ‘You put some clothes on, and it’s like, when you look good, you feel good.
.’I like it. I’m enjoying it:’ the Umbrella hitmaker told the media outlet
‘I’ve heard that for a very long time, but it’s true. It really can get you up off that couch and make you feel like a bad bitch.’
The Fenty Beauty founder went to tell People about some of the cosmetic products that she uses on a daily basis.
She said, ‘I love [Ultra Fine Brow Pencil & Styler] MVP. I also really love Ballin’ Babe [lipstick] … and I love Board Memb’r [lipstick]. That’s one of my favorites — it’s like a deeper, burgundy tone. I love that one.’
At the event on Friday night, Rihanna put her bump on display underneath a stylish shredded glimmering green backless halter top.
The fashion-forward businesswoman paired the look with a pair of pants from the same material, but with a silver and violet hue.
Glamorous: At the event on Friday night, Rihanna put her bump on display underneath a stylish shredded glimmering green backless halter top
Parents-to-be: Meanwhile Rihanna’s rapper beau rocked a purple Louis Vuitton letterman jacket with a cupid motif and green and yellow decals as well as a matching purple shirt underneath
The star added even more glam to her look with an array of beautiful jewels, including large amethyst drop earrings, a stunning silver and violet bracelet, and a multitude of silver rings adorning her fingers.
Meanwhile Rihanna’s rapper beau rocked a purple Louis Vuitton letterman jacket with a cupid motif and green and yellow decals as well as a matching purple shirt underneath.
He kept up with the color scheme, wearing a matching purple Yankees hat atop his head with teddy bears on it as well as a long tote bag slung across his shoulder.
He also rocked a pair of shredded denim jeans that were embellished with green patches and green sneakers.
Though the stars made the perfect pair with their color-coordinated outfit, Rihanna insisted that the matching looks were not planned in advance.
Not intentional: Though the stars made the perfect pair with their color-coordinated outfit, Rihanna insisted that the matching looks were not planned in advance
She told People, ‘I didn’t know what he was wearing. I didn’t even see him!’
The beauty entrepreneur added, ‘Like he left the studio to come here.’
She went on to note that this was not the first time that two inadvertently dressed alike.
Rihanna said, ‘That always happens with us.
‘We get dressed in completely separate [areas] across the house and we leave looking coordinated somehow.’
The parents-to-be were not shy about showing each affection, as Rihanna gave her man a hug with a wide smile on her face.
ASAP was also seen embracing her from behind and fondly holding her growing baby bump.
Adorable: The parents-to-be were not shy about showing each affection, as Rihanna gave her man a hug with a wide smile on her face
The two first announced their baby joy on January 31st, as they were pictured out walking in the rapper’s home neighborhood of Harlem in New York City with Rihanna proudly displaying her belly despite the freezing temperatures and snow.
The star showcased her impeccable style in bright pink $8,000 vintage Chanel coat, which she wore open from just below her breasts, showing off a several-months-along pregnant belly.
Rihanna and Rocky were initially linked in November of 2020 after it was reported that they were seeing each other following the singer’s split from her ex-boyfriend, Hassan Jameel.
The two had been acquainted ever since the early 2010s, when they began performing and touring with each other.
Cute: Rihanna and ASAP appeared to be smitten with each other as they walked into the venue hand-in-hand
Rihanna and Rocky remained friends for much of the decade before People confirmed that they were officially dating in November 2020.
The two embarked on a romantic vacation to the singer’s native Barbados the following month, and the rapper spent Christmas with his girlfriend’s family.
A separate source spoke to People and noted that, although the pair had just started seeing each other, they were very invested in each other.
‘They’ve been inseparable the past few weeks. It’s a new relationship, but they both seem very into it,’ they said.
The event was a star-studded affair, with other celebrities including Tinashe, Michelle Young and Nayte Olukoya, Evan Ross, and Terri Seymour.