I have to hand it to Rihanna:

Chris Brown and Rhianna taking a romantic stroll on Melrose Ave

I hate those Balenciaga shoes, but they are — as Posh would say — MAJOR. And wearing them out and about on a regular weekday shopping trip with her boyfriend, in Los Angeles, where everyone wears jeans and flip-flops all the time? That takes some balls. And no matter what I think of your clothes, I always have to give it up for balls. Er, so to speak.  Mom, I promise I didn’t mean that in some kind of dirty, double entendre way. Also: they’re last season, so I feel like she must really just love them, and she’s not just wearing them — AGAIN – so everyone knows she’s got them.  But I’m interested in your take on this, darling reader. Have at it: