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15 Reasons We're Still Taking Fashion Cues From Rihanna

"She can beat me, but she cannot beat my outfit." —Rihanna

Whenever Rihanna serves a look, we all take notes.

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We stalk her Instagram hoping some of her bad-gal-ness rubs of on us.

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So how have we learned from RiRi this year? Let us count the ways...

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1. She showed us that a choker adds the perfect amount of badass to an outfit.

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2. She introduced us to the dashiki-jersey, which is actually a thing.

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3. She flaunted fall florals in a way that didn't look like she was wearing a leftover sundress.

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4. She taught us that a low plunge with flashy colors will definitely have all eyes on you.

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5. She served feathered hair realness with some overalls, so we all scavenged our rooms for an old pair.

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6. Because of her, a shimmery cape on top of a shimmery bodysuit IS POSSIBLE.

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7. And can we talk about her jewelry? She had us buying literally five of the same ring to be like her.

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8. She taught us how to pull off a sweater onesie with a bold lip and hip sneakers.

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9. She showed us you can be approachable in head-to-toe leather by wearing more natural makeup.

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10. She proves that if it's oversize, there's no need to wear anything underneath.

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11. In fashion, RiRi showed us sometimes you gotta go big or go home.

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12. Other things we can only sit and wonder about, like how she pulled off something like a clip-on dress.

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13. We learned that canary yellow looks breathtaking on brown skin.

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14. Wearing a mesh and fishnet workout outfit can keep you cooler.

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15. She even showed us how to rock Marsala, the Pantone color for 2015, at the Diamond Ball.

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We bow down to RiRi and humbly kiss the ground she slays on. Anyone who has a problem with that...

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...can kiss something else.

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