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Inspired by Queen Nefertiti, Rihanna is Vogue Arabia’s November cover star.

Rihanna Vogue Arabia

Last week, Vogue Arabia shared a 10-second-clip on Instagram, in which Rihanna faced off with the infamous bust of Egyptian Queen Nefertiti. “Thousands of years apart, two iconic women will finally meet in the pages of Vogue Arabia,” read the caption. The clip quickly went viral. Today, the Vogue Arabia Arabic and English covers for the hotly-anticipated November issue have been revealed, and are already spreading rapidly.

Lensed by renowned photographer Greg Kadel (who also photographed Halima Aden for Vogue Arabia’s June issue), the superstar singer appears on the cover wearing Gucci paired with a custom Faeth Millinery-designed headpiece in a stylish homage to Queen Nefertiti.

“We are dedicating the issue to strong and dynamic women who are changing the world,” begins Vogue Arabia Editor-in-Chief Manuel Arnaut in the editor’s letter. “Rihanna, our cover star, is one of them. Not only is she one of the most successful pop icons ever, shaping the entertainment industry with her powerful tunes and unique sense of style, she is also an advocate for diversity.”

Indeed, for fashion’s biggest rule-breaker, inclusivity is crucial to her brand. The popstar unveiled a line of cosmetics, Fenty Beauty, last month that featured a range of fine-tuned foundations, highlighters, blushers, and a lip gloss that worked for each and every skin tone. “I don’t want women to say, ‘That’s cute, but it only looks good on her,’” Rihanna noted during the time of the launch. Her campaign featured hijab-wearing model Halima Aden as well as Duckie Thot.

Echoing the words of Arnaut, how exactly does one portray in a fresh way one of the most photographed women in the world? “Celebrity stylist Anya Ziourova had the answer, and during one of our many Skype meetings, she revealed that the pop star has a real adoration for Queen Nefertiti, and has her iconic bust tattooed on her ribcage,” he says.

Rihanna Vogue Arabia

The singer’s reverence for the legendary Queen is unsurprising. Ruling in Ancient Egypt next to her husband Pharaoh Akhenaten almost 3,500 years ago, Nefertiti still reigns as one of the most beloved figures from the Middle East. Known for her unmatched beauty — Nefertiti means “the beautiful one has come” — the Ancient Egyptian queen, who had a very active role in the country’s political sphere, is the picture of women’s empowerment.

 

Rihanna Vogue Arabia

Rihanna follows the other ground-breaking women to appear on the cover of Vogue Arabia, including Gigi Hadid, Halima Aden, Bella Hadid, and October’s special issue featuring four iconic Arab models: Afef Jnifen, Farida Khelfa, Kenza Fourati, and Hanaa Ben Abdesslem.

See the full shoot in the November issue of Vogue Arabia, on sale November 1st.

#VOGUE queen. 👑

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Rihanna announces Savage x Fenty lingerie line

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The rumors are true! After successful lines such as Fenty Puma and Fenty Beauty, Rihanna is now launching Savage x Fenty, her first lingerie line.

The brand is already on social media channels and you can check out the latest content below. Make sure to follow @rihannadaily for the latest updates!

Rihanna wrote on Instagram:

we bout to light this up sis!!🔥 … introducing @SAVAGEXFENTY lingerie coming soon. sign up now at SAVAGEX.com !!

Stay connected:

@savagexfenty

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Don’t change dat channel…

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We got neXt.

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SS18 Fenty PUMA by Rihanna collection out now

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The Spring Summer 2018 Fenty PUMA campaign is here! Get it now at PUMA.com/Rihanna.

The SS18 #FENTYxPUMA campaign is here! Get it at PUMA.com 🔥

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Rihanna named The Biggest Celebrity Fashion Influencer of 2017

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If there’s one celebrity who can literally pull off practically any look and constantly serves as a source of fashion inspiration for many, it’s definitely Rihanna! Therefore it came as no surprise when Rihanna was named the most powerful celebrity fashion influencer in Lyst’s 2017 Year in Fashion report.

According to the report, Rihanna helped spike searches for various designers like Puma, Off-White, Gucci and Molly Goddard, the designer behind those princess-inspired tulle dresses we’ve seen Rihanna wear both on and off the red carpet.

For the annual report Lyst  tracked more than 100 million searches; crunching the queries, page views and sales data across 5 million fashion products from 12,000 designers and stores. From Gucci to gingham, sneakers to sequins, Lyst’s data reveals what you wanted to wear in 2017.

If Rihanna Wore It, You Wanted It

All Hail Queen Ri, the most powerful celebrity fashion influencer of the year. These ten famous faces drove millions of searches for specific products and designers this year, selling out items in seconds around the world. To name and rank the most influential celebrities in fashion, we monitored the spikes in demand created by 50 global superstars during the course of 2017, by looking at search and sales response to some of their most talked-about outfits.

Rihanna also topped the list of Most Searched for Insta-hits of the year with her Gucci Logo T-shirt…

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and The Most Searched Sneakers with FentyxPuma Bow sneakers!

The singer turned beauty mogul, fashion entrepreneur and creative director of Puma is known for always wearing the most statement designer pieces before anyone else (from those tasselled Saint Laurent boots to that Burberry cap) – and it seems that her fashion pull has only gone from strength to strength in 2017.

The Lyst report stated that Rihanna sent searches “soaring” for Puma, Off-White, Molly Goddard, Gucci and Raen.

 

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