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Remember these futuristic fashion flexes? [photos]

It’s officially a year since the South African entertainment industry lost one of its most talented – and fashionable stars; Riky Rick.

Despite being 34 years young when he passed, the Stay Shining hitmaker accumulated a wealth of fashion knowledge and was years ahead of his time.

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riky–rick-fashion-moments-we-ll-never-forget”FIVE RIKY RICK FASHION MOMENTS WE’LL NEVER FORGET

Face mask on fleek

Before Covid-19 existed or Kanye West and co. started wearing bizarre face coverings, Riky Rick rocked up on the 2018 SAMA red carpet wearing an orange mesh face mask.

The look stole the spotlight and kickstarted the viral #RikyRick challenge.

Everybody gets sneakers!

From petrol attendants to avid fans to Pearl Thusi’s daughter Thandolwethu, Riky was Santa Claus when it game to gifting away free designer sneakers.

Men wear pink – and sandals – too!

Riky Rick was comfortable with his masculinity and was able to pull off feminine fashion looks with ease and style.

OG Gucci gang

Before Andile Mpisane flaunted his wealth though his fashion looks, Riky Ricky was the ultimate label lover.

And whilst Riky taught us a thing or two about French and Italian brands, his love for local was just as strong.

Bearded Boss Zonke

As co-founder of Legends barbershop, Riky Rick made the fade and facial hair the ultimate fashion flex.

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