It's definitely been a tumultuous couple of days for Rihanna since she debuted her River Island collection during London Fashion Week on Saturday.
At the after-party following her fashion show, the singer slash designer got a bottle thrown at her by a heckler outside the club, which resulted in her bodyguard getting his leg injured and RiRi getting a bloody scrape on her knee!
Now, the reviews for her collection are in, and they aren't pretty!
Tom Sykes of The Daily Beast called it "a horror show," saying:
"Rihanna's show was a tiresome, underwhelming and uninspired marketing exercise. The clothes were hideous and without an ounce of panache or style between them. It was like Fright Night in Kmart."
Whoa! Tell us how you really feel, Tom!
On the other hand, Elle magazine was rather kind, with fashion editor Anne-Marie Curtis saying:
"The collection is an ode to all things high fashion. Think Eighties Norma Kamali meets Alexander Wang luxe sportswear. From fluid jersey dresses to sweatshirts to all-in-ones and varying length skirts almost exclusively in a navy, black and white palette, there are myriad options here for even the most discerning fashion eye. Stand-out items include a black jersey column evening dress, a brilliantly cut bra top, a navy cropped sweatshirt, and a properly fabulous denim jumpsuit."
But since Rihanna is the April cover girl for Elle, maybe this isn't exactly an unbiased review, if you catch our drift!
Good and bad reviews aside, however, we're sure RiRi's laughing all the way to the bank!
Check out some of her designs in the gallery (below)!
[Image via Lia Toby/WENN]
Tags: anne marie curtis, elle, london fashion week, london fashion week 2013, rihanna, river island, river island fall spring 2013 collection, the daily beast, tom sykes