Ever since we saw Rihanna strolling around the Palace of Versailles in her slippers, we awaited her Dior campaign with huge anticipation and when the star finally revealed the amazing snaps and the lovely video for the French fashion brand, we weren’t left disappointed.
As if that wasn’t enough, the superstar has just posted images of an exclusive shoot for Dior magazine shot by Craig McDean. Sporting a risque (braless) mesh dress and perspex heels, Riri looks drop-dead gorgeous.
As for the campaign, it is the superstar’s first stint for Dior – a brand she has been wearing for years and supporting on the FROW every fashion week. It also marks her first campaign work for a high fashion brand and – after all the hype – we are pretty impressed with the results.
Running around the palace in a red gown, RiRi looks more glamorous than ever. In another shot, she sits in a sea of amazing Dior handbags and shows off a seriously killer red pout.
Following in the footsteps of Jennifer Lawrence and Natalie Portman, Rihanna is a fully fledged face of the Parisian fashion house, fronting the fourth installment of the Secret Garden campaign. And, this momentous new role means that Rihanna will be the first black woman to ever be the face of the brand.
When asked how it felt to be the first woman of colour to front a Dior campaign, Rihanna told MTV News: ‘It feels fantastic. It’s such a big deal. For me, for my culture, for a lot of young girls of any colour. I think to be acknowledged by Dior, it really means a lot as a woman, to feel beautiful- to feel elegant and timeless.’
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