“Ultimate fashion force” Rihanna brings her prowess as a singer, actor, businesswoman, philanthropist and fashion designer to the pages of Vogue Hong Kong’s September 2019 issue. Rising image maker Hanna Moon brings her vibrant aesthetic to fashion looks from Alexander McQueen, Dries Van Noten, Richard Quinn, Louis Vuitton and more styled by Anya Ziourova in ‘Full Fashion Force’. / Hair by Yusef; makeup by Kanako Takase
One fact is for certain: a Savage x Fenty lingerie ad looks totally different from a Victoria’s Secret one. The talented business mogul Rihanna poses in her August 2019 lingerie drop, wearing pastel, muted prints and jacquard knits lensed by Dennis Leupold.
Rihanna makes a dazzling impression in the pages of Harper’s Bazaar China’s August 2019 issue. Xiao Mu Fan chooses modern drama gowns with traditional inspirations from Iris van Herpen Couture (blue) in the cover story lensed by Chen Man. / Makeup by Priscilla Ono; hair by Yusef Wlliams
Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley is one shrewd woman. Rihanna supported her candidacy to become Prime Minister in 2018, then joining forces with Motley as Cultural Ambassador for Barbados in September 2018.
PM Motley has raised her own international profile significantly since becoming leader of her country. AOC featured yesterday her role in activating a deliberate, fast-track move towards 100% renewable fuels by 2030. Barbados is joined by Jamaica in the lead and also Dominica in a major drive towards sustainability, now fueled with the activism, money and connections of Richard Branson, who has launched a program throughout the Caribbean post Hurricane Maria.
Now Barbados Prime Minister wants to open a museum celebrating Rihanna and her Work, Work, Work, Work, Work.
Mottley revealed in London that conversations are already underway between Rihanna’s manager brother and the Barbados government on honoring the Caribbean island’s most famous daughter born Robyn Rihanna Fenty , according to The Voice.
The Rihanna show continues to roll through pop culture, as the Barbados-born mogul drops into the pages of Interview Magazine’s Summer 2019 issue. The cover star is styled by Mel Ottenberg in images by Pierre Ange Carlotti./ Hair by Yusef; makeup by Stephane Marais
The New York Times T Magazine June 2019 previewed Rihanna’s now open FENTY Collection, produced with her business partner LVMH. Key FENTY looks are styled here by Suzanne Koller for images by Kristin-Lee Moolman. / Hair by Yusef Williams; makeup by Lauren Parsons
In this next act of Rihanna’s journey, the pop star becomes the first black woman in charge of a major luxury fashion house in Paris.
Rihanna is interviewed by Jeremy O. Harris, an American actor and playwright, known for his plays ‘Daddy’ and ‘Slave Play’. This is no ordinary, glossy interview. Harris writes:
“For three years, I have been a diligent student of Rihanna’s 2016 song “Work.” The first lesson it taught me was in the fine art of ubiquity: The omnipresent earworm hovered over casual intimacies, significant encounters, mundane journeys and made sense of itself wherever, in whatever crevices it chose. Then “Work” found its way into my own work. In my script for “Slave Play,” which debuted at New York Theater Workshop in 2018, the protagonist Kaneisha suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder and Rihanna’s “Work” plays in her head on repeat, taking on a frighteningly oppressive quality and revealing the historic bedrock I was attempting to excavate: namely, that black people, specifically women, must live with the knowledge that their emotional and physical labor is the backbone of every relationship that they endeavor to have with their partners, with America. The song, which weaves through the dialogue, brought more attention to the play than any other device could have. “