Rita Ora wears a crochet top with a smiley face as she steps out with Taika Waititi in Sydney


Rita Ora wore her emotions on her clothes when she stepped out in Sydney’s Double Bay on Monday.

The 31-year-old British songstress was joined by her boyfriend, Taika Waititi, who wore an almost equally quirky ensemble.

There was certainly no missing Rita, who stepped out in a crocheted black crop top, which was embroidered with a smiling sun.

Something to smile about: Rita Ora wore her emotions on her clothes when she stepped out in Sydney’s Double Bay on Monday

The top featured orange crochet trim, while the smiling sun was framed by a ring of red love hearts.

She also donned a pair of baggy blue jeans, and carried a crocheted pink Prada handbag, valued at AU$2,650.

Rita rounded out her colourful ensemble with a pair of fluffy blue and black slides, and brown aviator sunglasses.

Day date: The 31-year-old British songstress was joined by her boyfriend, Taika Waititi, who wore an almost equally quirky ensemble

Day date: The 31-year-old British songstress was joined by her boyfriend, Taika Waititi, who wore an almost equally quirky ensemble

Here comes the sun: There was certainly no missing Rita, who stepped out in a crocheted black crop top, which was embroidered with a smiling sun

Wearing her heart: The top featured orange crochet trim, while the smiling sun was framed by a ring of red love hearts

Here comes the sun: There was certainly no missing Rita, who stepped out in a crocheted black crop top, which was embroidered with a smiling sun

Her long blonde hair was styled in two braids, and she tied a purple printed bandana over the top.

The Let You Love Me singer had her hands full with her mobile phone, drink bottle and a pair of headphones as she walked down the street.

Despite her jovial ensemble, Rita appeared serious as she made her way down the street in the ritzy harbourside suburb. 

Landing Down Under: Rita arrived in Australia at the beginning of December alongside Taika, her boyfriend of almost a year

Landing Down Under: Rita arrived in Australia at the beginning of December alongside Taika, her boyfriend of almost a year

The braidy bunch: Her long blonde hair was styled in two braids, and she tied a purple printed bandana over the top

Out and about: Since touching down in Sydney, they've been spotted shopping in Bondi and frequenting the beach, and even attended the premiere of Being the Ricardos

The braidy bunch: Her long blonde hair was styled in two braids, and she tied a purple printed bandana over the top

She trailed behind Taika, 46, with the couple climbing into a nearby waiting car, with Rita sitting up front.

The couple shared a sweet moment as they stepped into the car, with both Rita and Taika unable to suppress their smiles. 

Meanwhile, Taika stepped out in a pair of baggy black pants, which he paired with a white floral-print button-up shirt.

Designer gear: She also donned a pair of baggy blue jeans, and carried a crocheted pink Prada handbag, valued at AU$2,650

Designer gear: She also donned a pair of baggy blue jeans, and carried a crocheted pink Prada handbag, valued at AU$2,650

Accessorising star: Rita rounded out her colourful ensemble with a pair of fluffy blue and black slides, and brown aviator sunglasses

Accessorising star: Rita rounded out her colourful ensemble with a pair of fluffy blue and black slides, and brown aviator sunglasses

The Oscar-winning director also stepped out in a pair of white sneakers, and completed his ensemble with a tan baseball cap and sunglasses.  

He carried a series of bags from Melanie Grant, a popular boutique skin studio, and appeared to have been holding a blue notebook.  

Rita arrived in Australia at the beginning of December alongside Taika, her boyfriend of almost a year. 

Why so serious? Despite her jovial ensemble, Rita appeared serious as she made her way down the street in the ritzy harbourside suburb

Why so serious? Despite her jovial ensemble, Rita appeared serious as she made her way down the street in the ritzy harbourside suburb

Putting a smile on her dial: The couple shared a sweet moment as they stepped into the car, with both Rita and Taika unable to suppress their smiles

Working it: Rita is in Australia to film The Voice: Generations and the next main season of The Voice Australia, with production believed to have commenced in early December

Putting a smile on her dial: The couple shared a sweet moment as they stepped into the car, with both Rita and Taika unable to suppress their smiles

Since touching down in Sydney, they’ve been spotted shopping in Bondi and frequenting the beach, and even attended the premiere of Being the Ricardos. 

Rita is in Australia to film The Voice: Generations and the next main season of The Voice Australia, with production believed to have commenced in early December.

Taika is also rumoured to be continuing work on several upcoming films, including Thor: Love and Thunder, which is in post-production. 

Jet-set romance: A source told The Sun the duo started 'secretly' dating in early March that same year, three months before she left Australia for Los Angeles in early June

Jet-set romance: A source told The Sun the duo started ‘secretly’ dating in early March that same year, three months before she left Australia for Los Angeles in early June

Family goals: Looking towards the future, Rita previously told The Independent she would 'love to have a nice big family'

Belongings: The Let You Love Me singer had her hands full with her mobile phone, drink bottle and a pair of headphones as she walked down the street

Family goals: Looking towards the future, Rita previously told The Independent she would ‘love to have a nice big family’

Looking towards the future, Rita previously told The Independent she would ‘love to have a nice big family’. 

‘I didn’t expect to find love in Australia, nor was I looking for it,’ she revealed of her relationship with Taika. 

She added she was keen to keep her relationship out of the spotlight to ‘protect it’.

Right behind him: She trailed behind Taika, 46, with the couple climbing into a nearby waiting car, with Rita sitting up front

Right behind him: She trailed behind Taika, 46, with the couple climbing into a nearby waiting car, with Rita sitting up front

'I didn't expect to find love in Australia, nor was I looking for it,' she revealed of her relationship with Taika

‘I didn’t expect to find love in Australia, nor was I looking for it,’ she revealed of her relationship with Taika

Rita met the Oscar-winning filmmaker in Sydney in February last year while she was filming The Voice Australia. 

A source told The Sun the duo started ‘secretly’ dating in early March that same year, three months before she left Australia for Los Angeles in early June.

‘All their friends know about the relationship – they’re really into each other,’ the insider said at the time. 

Chance encounter: Rita met the Oscar-winning filmmaker in Sydney in February last year while she was filming The Voice Australia

Chance encounter: Rita met the Oscar-winning filmmaker in Sydney in February last year while she was filming The Voice Australia 

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