PHOTO GALLERY: Rihanna’s Wardrobe to the World: “U Can’t Touch This”

With the kind of year that Rihanna’s had, we can understand why she’d want people to keep their distance a little.

But is dressing like a porcupine really the best way to tell them to back off?

The “Wait Your Turn” singer wore two separate outfits to her Rated R album-release party at New York’s Supper Club on Tuesday night, with one thing in common: They both sported potentially dangerous spikes.

Is Rihanna sending a message to the world with her wardrobe? Click through the gallery and share your theories in the comments section.

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