The following is an excerpt from a piece originally featured on Lady Clever:
“I looked up Rihanna’s red carpet outfits for inspiration, and I loved all of them because her style is my style.”
Alexis Carter was a Baltimore high school student just looking for a unique prom outfit. Or, you know, unique enough. Inspired by a green jumpsuit sported by the singer back in 2010, Carter went through the trouble of getting the thing recreated in black, plunging neckline, bat-wing-esque detailing and all. And so, she had her prom, posted some pictures on social media, and had a perfectly fine evening.
Until the next morning, when Rihanna herself had gotten a hold of the photograph…