The Icon Business: Inside Rihanna’s Fashion Fortune

From platinum-selling artist to actor, Rihanna’s resume is extensive. But the Caribbean Queen has earned a new title—fashion mogul. Known for her daring red carpet looks, the style icon is now banking on seven-figure endorsements and partnerships with both active wear and high-end brands, from Puma to Dior and Chopard. Over the past year, Rihanna…

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Rihanna attends Dior Fashion Show in Los Angeles

Rihanna never fails to find inventive ways to take her outfits to the next level, and for a trip to yesterday’s Dior Resort 2018 show, she provided the audience with a front row preview of Maria Grazia Chiuri’s Western-themed collection. Arriving in an off-the-shoulder fur piece worn with cuffed jeans, combat boots, and layers of…

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Rihanna’s stylist Mel Ottenberg talks her iconic MET Gala look

The artist’s longtime stylist tells Billboard how he and RiRi chose her Comme des Garçons garment for Monday night: “This had a special harmony to it”. There are no actual prizes given for best dressed at the Met Gala, but if there were, Rihanna and her longtime stylist Mel Ottenberg would have grabbed the gold,…

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Rihanna will collaborate on a line of merchandise to benefit Haiti

Rihanna’s impact on the fashion world is indisputable. Now the singer has revealed that she will further strengthen her ties to the industry by collaborating with The New School’s Parsons School of Design, Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation and Haitian artists to develop a line of merchandise. Sales of the product will help support the…

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Candids Update: Rihanna out and about in New York

Rihanna has been spotted several times in New York over the last couple of days. On May 1 she was photographed arriving at a hotel in New York in order to get ready for the MET Ball. Later she was spotted leaving the hotel and heading to the event. After the gala, she attended an after…

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Rihanna wins 2017 Met Gala

Rihanna won the 2017 Met Gala on Monday, May 1, in a magnificent Comme des Garcons creation that was flawlessly on theme for the evening. The Queen of the ball paid tribute to designer Rei Kawakubo and her exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between, in a voluminous,…

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Rihanna opens the FENTYXPUMA pop-up shop in Los Angeles

Rihanna and PUMA know how to treat their fans. They organized a Rihanna Experience event at FENTYxPUMA pop-up shop in Los Angeles yesterday. RiRi was in good spirits as she played the shop assistant. She even went live on Instagram! If you are nearby 1050 Wilcox Ave make sure to check out the FENTYxPUMA spring/summer…

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Rihanna celebrates her brother’s birthday at Coachella

Rihanna’s brother Rajad turned 21 yesterday. RiRi alongside her family and friends helped him celebrate at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Rumour has it Rihanna might join Kendrick Lamar during his Sunday set. Their collaboration Loyalty debuted at #4 on Spotify US (2,725,761 plays). Check out some photos and videos of Rihanna at the festival so…

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Puma Expects Robust Earnings, Thanks in Large Part to Rihanna

Following a rebound year in 2016, Puma said it expects to deliver robust first-quarter results, prompting it to raise its guidance for the current year. In the first quarter, consolidated sales expanded approximately 15 percent on a currency-adjusted basis to €1.005 billion ($1.07 billion) while increasing 18.0 percent on reported terms. RIHMINDER: FENTYXPUMA SPRING/SUMMER COLLECTION…

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