Kristen Stewart, versus Rihanna at the Chanel show in Paris: who looked cuter?

Here are some photos from today’s Chanel show for Paris Fashion Week. Surprisingly enough, many of Karl Lagerfeld’s normal, go-to fashion girls were not in attendance (where was Vanessa Paradis?! Diane Kruger?!). Instead, we got Rihanna and Kristen Stewart. Those two are somewhat similar in that they both take a “screw this place” attitude towards fame and Hollywood and what’s “expected” of them. But both young women are also pretty messy. Granted, Rihanna’s “mess” seems a lot more epic than Kristen’s on a daily basis – Rihanna parties too hard, doesn’t show up to concerts on time, and Rihanna’s romantic entanglements are always extreme and chaotic. Compared to Rihanna, Kristen’s mess seems rather contained. She had a boyfriend, she cheated on him, he took her back and then he dumped her. She smokes pot. That’s it.

Personally, I don’t think either woman looked that amazing at the Chanel show. I like Kristen’s little white Chanel jacket, but the Madonna-esque gloves are bad, as is the jewelry (what is it?) and those CUT-OFF shorts are tragic. Why is Kristen so obsessed with booty shorts? You can see more photos of Kristen here.

As for Rihanna’s look… um… is this a robe? Should it be a robe? Is she wearing anything under it? The pearls don’t make it “classy”.

Photos courtesy of Fame/Flynet and WENN.

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  1. Izzy says:

    Aside from the fingerless gloves, which look stupid, KStew actually looks lovely here…

  2. Aiobhan says:

    Wow. I cannot believe that I am actually writing this but… Kristen wins hands down.

    Rihanna always looks a sloppy mess and here she does not disappoint.

  3. bagladey says:

    I can’t believe it but Kristen looked better than Rihanna.

  4. Cherry says:

    Actually, Vanessa Paradis was there and looked gorgeous (although very, very thin). You can see pics of her at the Daily mail.

  5. TinyPixie says:

    Kristen has a rat face. Sometimes she can look pretty, but not here.

  6. pao la says:

    money can’t buy you class nor pearls make you a lady. trashy is the word.

  7. k says:

    I usually like Chanel, but don’t like either look.

  8. Amelia says:

    Kristen is stunning. If i had legs like that i’d wear booty shorts too!! She doesn’t have an obsession with them.

    Rihanna looks ridiculous (nice hair though)

  9. Sumodo1 says:

    Um, those are Unkle Karl gloves on KS. Yes, these messy fashionistas kind of parallel the chaos at Chanel these days.

    On the one hand, there’s the couture which neither young woman could understand without stylists. On the other hand, there are Chanel’s branded products that are knocked off and worn on the street by women wanting to BE RiRi and KS.

    Put those two front and center at a Chanel show and have a lack of big names? Yes, Unkle Karl, Chanel has a problem.

    • Amelia says:

      Sorry, but having the biggest pop star on the planet and one of the most famous actresses in the world attend your fashion show is NOT a bad thing, in any shape or form.

      • Tapioca says:

        Yes, they’re high profile, but the wrong celebrity can really hurt your brand. Sales of Burberry’s iconic tartan print plummeted in the UK after particularly trashy ex-soap actress Daniella Westbrooke – seriously she had one Google-worthy giant nostril from coke abuse – was picture dressed head to toe in it (with matching baby and pram, obviously!).

        I doubt your average Chanel customer is a Twihard or into electro-stripper pop and even Blake Lively promoting their bags was considered “too downmarket” when she’s Jackie Onassis compared to Ri-Ri & K-Stew!

      • Amelia says:

        @tapioca, i get it that but both sort of out weigh any snobbery towards them by having a big fanbase. Not sure about Rihanna but Kristen has worn Chanel before and done a photoshoot with Karl and Chanel didn’t go out of business. When Kristen went to the Balenciaga fashion show last September (just after the big overblown scandal) balenciaga stores were reporting that the lemon jacket and other items she wore had sold out. She has been voted No.1 style icon in Glamour magazine for 2 or 3 years so sometimes i think that although the haters, naysayers and the ‘OMG, wash your hair!!! brigade shout louder than fans a lot of times, people do like her style.

    • Tifygodess24 says:

      @tapioca OMG I googled her and that nose , if you can call it one. That should be a warning for Lohan or anyone obsessed with nose candy!!! Horrifying.

      • Tig says:

        @ Amelia- exactly who do you think votes for Glamour polls? Girls who dress like KS- scruffy. With the right stylist, she cleans up well- excepting the BD 2 disasters.

        If being caught out grinding on her married director in broad daylight is an “overblown scandal”, you must live in an exciting place!

  10. Tig says:

    I like the jacket on KS- but the gloves and shorts are awful. Rihanna- what is all that about? Loved the classic Channel shoes, but that’s it for her outfit.

  11. Jenna says:

    Uh…do we have to choose one? I’m leaning towards Kristen but those bracelets, gloves and the fact that it appears as if her shorts are tearing at the bottom take away from the outfit. I really like her make-up though.

  12. magpie says:

    Kristen looks cute. The little gloves are just like Karl’s. Rihanna just looks cheap.

  13. AD says:

    Neither, I’m not impressed with either one.

  14. TinyPixie says:

    Rihanna is just naturally gorgeous.

  15. lady mary. says:

    i think kristen looks neat, clean and beautiful

  16. Emily says:

    Regarding the outfit on Kristen… she probably didn’t get to choose it herself! Someone whether it be a stylist or a designer probably just chucks it all on her bed and says “WEAR!”

  17. Ali says:

    Kristen hands down. Rihanna is trash

  18. Bianca says:

    Whatever. I wish I was in Paris right now.

  19. Maude says:

    I’m no great Kristen defender, but if my legs looked like that, I’d wear booty shorts all the time too. I think she actually looks pretty here. Happy too. I don’t love the shoes, but the rest of the outfit is cool.

  20. MisJes says:

    I think Kristen looks lovely. I LOVE the jacket, and pairing it with the short shorts is kind of cute – plus, she has awesome pins. I really like her make-up too. Nice work!

  21. Anna says:

    In this match-up KStew would always win for me by default, but I actually seriously love her white jacket!

  22. Asdfg says:

    I’m with the majority. Kristen looks better.

    Rihanna needs to lay off the crack. Her teeth are starting to decay.

  23. Jessiebes says:

    Just because she is smiling, I choose Kirsten and that I like her jacket.

    Deborah Messing in Will & Grace did the white shirt and big pearls better.

  24. j.eyre says:

    I like the idea of both outfits. Kristen’s is not bad – but it really annoys me the shorts are “cut-offs.” If they had had a tailored hem, I would find no fault in Kristen’s look – I quite like what she was going for.

    I really like the sweepy sweater coat vibe of Rihanna’s dress but button up your chest, honey. There is not so fine a line between sexy and trashy. Even one button too low would have been acceptable but I do not like the unbuttoned below the navel look. And in this coat, I don’t think a dickey or bustier would have looked good.

    But heaven help me, I love the layered pearl ropes look. I am such an 80s girl.

  25. Brat says:

    There is something wrong with Kristen’s face. There something weird on it. It looks like a smile.

  26. Olivia says:

    Vanessa was there, two seats down from Kristen.

  27. Tig says:

    Just saw Vanessa P’s pic- good thing her pic not posted here, bec she out- shines both KS and Rhianna!

  28. Lark says:

    Vanessa Paradis was there, and looked stunning. I actually love KStew’s look except for the gloves. Rihanna…not good. Which is so odd, because Rihanna is gorgeous but she desperately needs a new stylist.

  29. micha says:

    ok, maybe you ladies can help me, cause i’m stumped. HOW is it possible that kristen has got these huuuge dark circles round her eyes whereas rihanna – and im pretty sure she parties way harder than most ppl in hwood – has flawless skin/ makeup? whats the trick, i wanna learn it!?? or does kstew secretly party way harder than riri does? what do you guys think?

  30. serena says:

    I like Kristen’s outfit and she looks fantastic -great makeup artist-. She has great legs so she can wear whether shoes she wants and still look fine, I’m envious.

  31. vespa says:

    Kristen’s legs look very soft, maybe she needs to tone more, no? But smile is beautiful!

  32. drea says:

    Is that a pasty or are we looking at the outline of Rihanna’s nipple piercing?

  33. marine says:

    Well actually the lady behind Rihanna is lovely !

    I would say they both look as tacky !

  34. Thiajoka says:

    I don’t care for either outfit, but I love both pairs of shoes, particularly Rihanna’s.

  35. Hubbahun says:

    If I had legs like KStew, I would wear booty shorts too. Her make up is nice, and when she smiles she looks cute but I think the picture AFTER the smile says it all ;D

  36. Betty says:

    Rihanna is so beautiful she can pull of the tackiest things (see: her whole frickin’ wardrobe).

  37. Janet says:

    Why in hell can’t KStew stand up straight?

    At least Rihanna looks like she’s glad to be there. KStew has on her usual bitch face.

  38. Deb says:

    Kshrew looks like Karl Lagerfeld in drag

  39. Joanna says:

    i like kristen’s outfit and her makeup looks really good. i would skip the gloves, though, why are those making a comeback?

  40. Jennifer12 says:

    It’s kind of like trying to choose between two different kinds of crotch rot, but I guess Kristen.

  41. Aria says:

    Kristen’s head is too small.

  42. Reece says:

    Can’t I not like either look for the stench of try-hard coming off them both?

    There I said it! I’m out.

  43. Kim says:

    Coco is rolling in her grave knowing these 2 half wits with zero fashion sense are wearing Chanel. Way to make Chanel look cheap & trashy.

  44. TG says:

    Rihanna’s rough life of non-stop partying is catching up to her. She looks rough. Check out the photos on other sites. You can see her extremely tired eyes, her skin is crap and her hair is fried. Girl needs to stop with the partying and just focus on her concerts. Even though I think K-Stew’s outfit is ugly and stupid she does wear it well.

  45. aquarius64 says:

    Kristen looks like she raided Miley Cyrus’ closet. Lose the gloves, lengthen the shorts a bit and it would have looked better. Rihanna is channeling JLo’s green Grammy dress looks, complete with double stick tapes. These outfits are try hard. There are at an elegant fashion house and they are going for hoochie. SMH.

  46. amilu says:

    If you have to hold your purse in front of your crotch to avoid flashing the world, Rihanna, maybe you need to button a couple more buttons below the waist.

  47. chalkdustgirl says:

    Not a fan of K-Stew by any means, and I luv Rihanna–but K-Stew wins by a LONG shot here. Rihanna looks like a little girl trying on a man’s sweater.

  48. Sachi says:

    Kristen has amazing skin. Great makeup, too. Not too sure about her top, though. It looks too stiff and formal. It’s better off paired with a pencil skirt or cigarette pants.

  49. Lemony says:

    Yay!!!! It looks like she’s showered for the occasion!
    Also: I don’t know if I’ve ever seen Kristin smile before, because when I saw that pic of her smiling & waving I thought Wow, she looks so pretty when she smiles!

  50. Mew says:

    I don’t necessarily love Rihanna but she is very very pretty and much more beautiful than fartsy Stew.

  51. BooBooLaRue says:

    The woman in the black top and white bottom dress in last photo with RiRi looks AMAZING and CLASSY. Ladies, this is how it is done.

  52. Claudia says:

    Amazingly KStew looks better

  53. Sunnyjyl says:

    Why is Rihanna wearing a beach coverup with heels? Girl needs some flip flops.

  54. Lflips says:

    They both look equally revolting.

  55. Auj says:

    WOW! Look at Kristen! Doesn’t she look great?
    I wish she looked like this all the time.

  56. Agnetha says:

    Kristen looks better. I wish she would have worn something like this to the met gala.

    Rihanna is so pretty, but I don’t care for what she is wearing.

  57. Mayday says:

    I think they both look great!!!

  58. lisa says:

    do you think the stylist has to put her in the shower him or herself?

  59. Me says:

    Kristen has some huge ears! I hate teasing ppl about things they cant change but yikes. Never noticed how big they are until now

  60. bettyrose says:

    This is the first time I’ve ever looked at a picture of KStew and thought “hey, she is kinda pretty.” But she’s really not any better than any other skinny petite girl her age after professional stylists have gone to town. No, nevermind, I’m back to being mystified at her massive appeal and success. She is so unbelievably average in looks and personality.

  61. Dommy Dearest says:

    Why is smoking pot thrown in there as a bad thing? |:

  62. gobo says:

    That’s a long cardigan. worn as a dress.

  63. jasmine says:

    kristen looks amazing. rihanna looks like a hot mess!

  64. BilBitchy says:

    I don’t think Rihanna is wearing anything underneath she’s covering her hoo haa wither Chanel purse in every photo