Quiet luxury—also known as “stealth wealth”—is in these days, I’m told.
This trend, or perhaps more realistically this lifestyle, refers to wearing logo-less, discreet, high-quality, expensive items, which don’t scream designer but do “whisper” money, as style editor Emma Childs suggests.
In a recent, now-deleted TikTok, the star showed off her feet in some very fancy shoes and an even fancier toe ring.
The shoes were heeled black sandals with crystal-embellished ankle straps by Amina Muaddi, originally retailing at $1,380, but now on sale for $966 at Matches Fashion.
As for the ring, it looked much more like a hyper-luxurious engagement ring than you’d expect a toe ring to, ever, featuring a giant pear-cut diamond.
Rihanna gave her TikTok the tongue-in-cheek caption, “quiet luxury.” I see what you did there, RiRi.
“Rihanna is always impressing with her jewellery—just a few months ago, she wore $3.2 million worth of diamonds during her performance at the Super Bowl. Thus, it’s no surprise to see her flaunting an enormous diamond on her toe during a recent night out,” commented Maxwell Stone, a diamond expert at Steven Stone.
“Having been around since the late 1400s, pear-cut diamonds have been worn by women for centuries. Because of their nontraditional cut, they’re believed to symbolize the empowerment and independence of the wearer—making the cut the perfect