And no, it's not related to her upending the beauty industry with Fenty Beauty (though she did set a new standard for what a foundation shade range should look like). Surprise! Rihanna wears a Christian Dior Haute Couture dress, Christian Dior Diorama Club handbag, and Dsquared2 heels to the Christian Dior Spring 2017 show during Paris Fashion Week. You thought this was like, a marketing strategy? Rihanna says she hasn’t watched her speech back yet. I’ll be 42! Getty, Rihanna wears Ralph & Russo at the Chopard dinner in honor of her Rihanna X Chopard Collection during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2017 in Cannes, France. As she tells writer Afua Hirsch in the accompanying profile, “I’ve done all the hits, I’ve tried every genre – now I’m just, I’m wide open. While 2016 was certainly her year, her CV and magazine cover archive has been building up too. “I do have a huge team, but I just don’t necessarily think their tone is mine. Tailor: Della George. Photography by Mert Alas And Marcus Piggott. Talking with writer-director Hannah Fidell about her FX show. So I know how disheartening it is for a child – and if that was my parent that was getting dragged out of my house, I can guarantee you that my life would have been a shambles.”, “So when I see these injustices happening, it’s hard to turn a blind eye,” Rihanna continues. Life before coronavirus feels like another era, but there was a time when people were outside being extra. My hair half up, half of my lash on…” It was 2016 and she had been due to perform “Kiss It Better” from her Anti album. “It’s the same [in the UK]. In her ears are simple diamond studs, her hair in asymmetric cornrows, with one sweeping elegantly away from her face. Read more: Rihanna Talks New Music, Fenty Skincare & Her Plans To Have “3 Or 4 Kids”. “But, as the Editor-in-Chief of a magazine that prides itself on entertaining, delighting and distracting even under the most difficult of circumstances, I am thrilled to announce the inimitable @BadGalRiri as our May 2020 cover star.”, Rihanna stars on the second of two exclusive covers for the May 2020 issue. “I’ve always searched for what I can hold on to in terms of sanity and loyalty. Like I’m a genius?’ It’s shocking most of the time,” she says. 1/26. So if I want a night off, I go hang with the people I would never hang with. Take this month’s cover star Robyn Rihanna Fenty. She’s the woman with a powerful voice. “I like tequila.”. Now I’m job-hunting in multiple countries and handing over thousands to my immigration lawyer. Bangles by RJ Graziano, PONO by Joan Goodman, and Alexis Bittar. British Vogue reminded us of this on Monday afternoon when it revealed its new May issue double cover starring none other than Rihanna. “Are you kidding me? Here’s Your Chance To Win $1,000 Worth Of Leggings, Base La... Now's The Time To Finally Embrace The Stretchy Pants Trend, On The Normcore Appeal Of Khakis, Polos & Cable-Knit Sweaters, Cardi B’s First-Ever Reebok Collab Is (As We Expected) Iconic. It is already said to be worth an estimated $150 million. “I can’t say when I’m going to drop,” she says (it could even be out by the time you read this). When I ask her where she sees herself in 10 years, she says, in a distinctively Bajan tone of disbelief, “Ten years? Rihanna wears Fenty Puma by Rihanna at the FentyXPUMA Drippin event during Coachella 2018. “There are so many firsts [in the creation of Fenty],” wrote The New York Times when the announcement was made, “it’s hard to keep track.”, Read more: From “Pon de Replay” to “Pour It Up”, The Vogue Editors Share Their Favourite Rihanna Tracks Of All Time, Fenty Maison’s look is peak Rihanna, the personification of what playwright Jeremy O Harris called a “casual immensity”.