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Rihanna makes Mad Max and a post-apocalyptic world look tame—at least in the fashion department! The last woman on earth and ruling warrior queen in a dark, dystopian future, for the W’s September 2016 issue —sounds about right!
And just for this special shoot…Rihanna wore custom clothes according to Style director of W, Edward Enninful, “When I talked to Rihanna, I told her that I didn’t think she should wear clothes off the runway because a queen gets her clothes made. So then we got designers, like Prada, Margiela, to make specific things for her. With Rihanna, it’s always a collaboration and that’s why I love her so much. So I’ll send her ideas, she’ll bounce them back. It’s not me going, ‘Here you go, Ri.’ It’s 100 percent collaboration. I’ll send her one of the sketches and she’ll say ‘Oh I love it,’ or ‘I wish it was shorter.’”
Side note…Rihanna stopped into the OVOFest to grind on Drake….you know the usual!
@BadGalRiri is the baddest bitch of the post-apocalypse. See more from W’s September 2016 issue starring #Rihanna on the NEW wmag.com (click the link in our bio). Photo by @StevenKleinStudio, styled by @Edward_Enninful, hair by @YusefHair, makeup and tattoos by @PatMcGrathReal #PatMcGrathLabs, manicure by @RedHotNails, set design by @StefanBeckman.
“@BadGalRiri is playing the Queen, so everything has to be custom made specifically for her.” W’s @Edward_Enninful tapped a handful of designers, from Jonathan Anderson at @Loewe to #JohnGalliano at @MaisonMargiela, to dream up a custom outfit for her royal highness, #Rihanna. See the designers’ sketches and final looks on wmag.com (click the link in our bio).
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