Kicking off her Diamonds world tour in Buffalo New York on Friday night Rihanna wowed fans with a series of outfits designed by Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci. Labelled “urban haute couture elegance” by the designer the collection of costumes includes a floor-length black cape with ruffles and gold embroidery, thigh-high boots in black and white leather, a parka featuring a gold bullet motif, “couture goggles” and a plethora of leather bra and mini-shorts ensembles.“Rihanna represents what young and amazing means today,” Tisci said. “She is punk and talented. She offers intelligence, energy and pure beauty. She is the face of her generation.” What better way to catapult a world tour into the spotlight than wearing custom-made couture?
Rihanna has unveiled her River Island campaign for the first time, featuring Jourdan Dunn and Charlotte Free to showcase her debut collection. Other featured models include Tao Okamoto, Ataui Deng and Australian beauty Bambi Northwood Blyth. Photographed by Mario Sorrenti, the shoot and the clothing in the range is inspired by the Nineties. Rihanna debuted her long awaited fashion collection for River Island on Saturday night during London Fashion Week. The range lands in stores on March 5.
Rihanna gets fully exposed for Complex magazine in the Feb/March 2013 issue. In honor of RiRi’s seventh album Unapologetic Complex shot not one, not two, but seven covers—one for each of the albums she’s released in the past seven years. Rihanna works hard, plays harder and never apologises for anything.