If possible, Rihanna's fashion statement at the Brit Awards was even louder than usual. The singer paired a beaded metallic Givenchy gown with over-the-elbow brown leather gloves, a long gold necklace and studded suede ankle strap sandals. Of course, her body pretty much counts as an added accessory when it's shown off as prominently as it is here. Ri-ri doesn't listen to any "cleavage or legs" nonsense and shows them both off with daring halter, open back and thigh-high slits in front and back.

I guess it was worth getting gussied up because she beat out Beyonce, Feist, Lady Gaga and Bjork for the International Female Solo Artist award.

The look is a little messy for my taste, which is only compounded by her dark roots. Some are calling her updo "sophisticated" but I think it looks like ratty second day hair that was thrown up in a clip. While it has its merits, I don't find much about this outfit sophisticated.