Fashion News Recap: Rihanna’s Speech in Harvard, Alexander Wang x Adidas & Plus-size Nike Sportswear

by Nell Yu, Fashion News Correspondent

Rihanna Made it to Harvard as the Humanitarian of the Year


The Grammy-winning-singer-slash-fashion-designer-who-revived-Puma, Rihanna just earned yet another title, that of humanitarian. Harvard recognized her contribution to developing countries, including her effort in the UNICEF Tap Project and the Global Partnership for Education and Global Citizen Project, according to The Washington Post. Despite her bad girl image, Riri moves us with her compassionate heart accompanied with her killer voice and style. Her speech inspires us to start little. The singer shared that “You don’t have to be rich to be a humanitarian. You don’t have to be rich to help somebody… it starts with your neighbor, the person right next to you. You just do whatever you can to help in any way that you can.”


Alexander Wang x Adidas

AlexanderWang X Adidas

Continuing his passion in active wear, Alexander Wang presents us another collaboration with Adidas Originals: Flip Pack. With 14 unisex pieces, according to Who What Wear, Alexander Wang infuses his creativity into the iconic three-stripes of Adidas. This collection calls for youth with a relaxed yet edgy vibe. It’s the perfect time to catch up with the track pants trend!


Nike Makes Sure All Girls Find Her Fit


One step closer to diversity and inclusion, Nike announced that their women’s sportswear is available up to sizes 38E and 3X, according to Who What Wear. Following the Fashion Month, fashion brands are now focusing on underrepresented groups more than ever.


Photo Sources:

Rihanna: The Washington Post

Alexander Wang: Who What Wear

Nike: Nike

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