Rihanna graced the red carpet for DKMS’ 5th Annual Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on Thursday.

The singer was presented with an award in recognition of her commitment in helping leukaemia sufferers fine bone marrow donors.

She looked elegant wearing a tiered Dsquared² Fall 2011 black gown with lace panels and long train.

I much prefer how her gown has a smoothed out tier compared to the runway’s puffy tier.

Her hair and make-up were flawless as usually.

I love it when Rihanna channels a sophisticated look.

RiRi opted for a fun look at the photocall for her Reb’l Fleur Fragrance Launch at Macy’s Herald Square yesterday.

Her playful Mandalay ivory polka dot chiffon dress with lace details was accented with a black ribbon and accessorized with nude pumps.

Both looks were appropriate for each occasion.

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