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Rihanna's Billboard Awards Outfit Is Channeling Your Mom in the '80s

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Leave it to our girl Rihanna to slay the 2016 Billboard Music Awards red carpet in the most unexpected way. While so many ladies went with a "less is more" philosophy (we're looking at you, Ciara's side boob) RiRi went against the grain with a coat dress that looks like it was pulled from the Designing Women wardrobe archives. Or Maybe Dynasty. Could be Golden Girls, too. You get the idea.

Rihanna Is Channeling Your Mom in the 80s at the Billboard Music Awards

Reminiscent of 1/2 of a 1980s power suit, the songstress's brown (yep, brown) Thierry Mugler dress was (duh) a vintage piece, which she accessorized with Manolo Blahnik pumps and a crispy-looking bob. The polarizing look may have many of us scratching our heads, but at least the girl's got us all talking about her — as per usual.

Rihanna's Is Channeling Your Mom in the 80s at the Billboard Awards

Rihanna's Is Channeling Your Mom in the 80s at the Billboard Awards