After her striking Dolce & Gabbana tuxedo at the Costume Institute Gala, singer Rihanna continues to be a fashion forward icon with a striking necklace/earring fusion piece.
Rihanna's 'earlace' featured four chains going from ear to ear that hung like a necklace.
If she keeps on like this, Rihanna might give Lady Gaga some serious competition in the weird accessories department.
Implications - When stars showcase fashion, it is usually on the cutting edge, very unique and stylish. Rihanna sporting a piece of hybrid jewelry is showing that stars and even everyday consumers are looking for new alternatives to traditional styles. It is apparent that jewelry designers need to bring more to the table to give consumers more interesting products.