Rihanna’s new-found relationship with Chris Brown is taking on BDSM overtones. She wore a think gold Christian Lacroix choker necklace to an event for her new perfume and suggested the R&B singer gave it to her. Collars signify you’re taken in a master-slave relationship.

Rihanna, 24, displayed the gaudy bling at the launch of her new fragrance “Nude by Rihanna” over the weekend at Macy’s Westfield in Century City, Calif.

“When creating my first scent, Reb’l Fleur, I wanted it to be a really strong scent – daring and bold. I have gotten more personal with Nude,” Rihanna told WWD in a recent interview.

Rihanna’s Bold Christian Lacroix Fashion Statement

Rihanna previously launched two other scents, Reb’l Fleur and Rebelle.

The Barbadian singer hit the photo-op in a flowing Nini Nguyen white dress with sheer lace skirt. Yusef Williams styled her hair and and Mylah Morales gave her a soft look in neutral-toned makeup. Her black python pumps are by Tom Ford.

But it was Rihanna’s personal choice to wear the Lacroix choker that overwhelmed her face and neck. “He told me ‘you better not give it away,’” she tweeted about the piece. The only logical he is Brown, whom she’s been seeing on a regular basis.

Brown popped up back on Twitter yesterday, six days he left the social media site for drawing scorn in a twitter argument with comedian Jenny Johnson. She’s been harassing him for weeks over his 2009 conviction for assaulting Rihanna on the eve of the Grammy Awards.

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