Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty NYFW Show Celebrated Women, While Her Model Went into Labour Straight from Ramp
Rihanna's lingerie show at NYFW was ground-breaking. (Photo Credits: Slick Woods & Fenty Beauty/Instagram)

At the recent New York Fashion Show, Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty show did more than giving all body types, skin tones and identities a place in fashion. With the show, Rihanna strongly asserted that all body types are and deserve to feel sexy. The collection was much more about presenting women of all sizes and ethnicities including two visibly pregnant models. Slick Woods. 22-year-old model confirmed that she went into labour while modelling lingerie during the show. Curvy Con: Body Positive Women Celebrate Inclusivity of All Body Sizes at the New York Fashion Week Alternative.

Rihanna’s lingerie line, Savage X Fenty started in May 2018 and has gained incredible popularity since its very first launch of products. Her line offers a range of different styles of underwear and lingerie and caters to a vast amount of sizes. Rihanna’s lingerie presentation at the fashion show celebrated the notion that no matter who you are or what you look like, you deserve to feel every ounce as beautiful and as sexy as the person standing next to you. Rihanna’s move was certainly ground-breaking. Cardi B Throws Shoe at Nicki Minaj During the Harper’s Bazaar New York Fashion Week Party (See Pics & Videos).

According to TMZ, just after walking the runway, Slick Woods went into labour and was transported to a nearby hospital to give birth. Woods posted photos of herself in sheer thigh-high stockings and delicate lace harness from the show on her Instagram with a caption: “A lewk, 14 hours of labor and A king is born.”

Slick Woods Posted a Picture on Instagram

She further added: “This is the face of a WOMAN in labor, we hold shit down most of us don’t even know how much we’re going through, I’m here to say I CAN DO WHATEVER THE F**K I WANT WHENEVER THE F**K I WANT AND SO CAN YOU.” Woods has not yet publicly addressed the baby news. However, Rihanna’s cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty congratulated the model on Instagram.

Fenty Beauty Congratulated Slick Woods

Woods that previously told Elle UK that she’s due in September and revealed that the baby is a boy. Although she hasn’t revealed the name yet, she’d earlier mentioned that she wants to name the baby Saphir, inspired by the September birthstone. At the end of the show, Rihanna graced the stage in a form-fitting brown dress and with a big smile on her face.