Nicole Richie, Princess Diana and Mom Comments 0 Rihanna wears a Chanel dress and espadrilles, Miu Miu sunglasses and Lynn Ban bracelets in this shot for Glamour. (Terry Tsiolis / August 3, 2013) By Susan Denley October 2, 2013, 8:14 a.m. Rihanna, who has a new TV fashion-competition show called “Styled to Rock” slated to premiere on Oct. 25 on Bravo, is Glamour’s November cover girl. She tells the magazine her style icons are Nicole Richie and Princess Diana , but her love for fashion all started with her mother. The magazine hits newsstands Oct. 8. [Glamour] Meanwhile, Miranda Kerr is the cover girl for Cosmopolitan. She says her life is more balanced now than ever, as she juggles her career, marriage to actor Orlando Bloom and tot Flynn. [Cosmopolitan] Marc Jacobs has confirmed he is leaving Louis Vuitton after 16 years to concentrate on his own eponymous line, and he showed his farewell collection on Wednesday morning at Paris Fashion Week . Los Angeles Times Fashion Critic Booth Moore reports, “There was a celebratory but mournful feeling to the collection, done entirely in black and navy, as if Jacobs was saying the decision to leave the jewel in the LVMH crown, the brand that made him the biggest star in the fashion universe, is bittersweet.” [Los Angeles Times] Saint Laurent reportedly has severed relations with Paris boutique Colette in a flap over a T-shirt that was sold in the store. The shirt read: “Ain’t Laurent Without Yves.” Saint Laurent Paris creative director Hedi Slimane, who dropped the “Yves” from the label’s name, was not amused and pulled his line from the boutique. [New York Times]
You’ll Never Believe Who Inspires Rihanna’s Passion for Fashion
Whether in matters of her closet or her love life, the Diamonds singer is always candid. However, this wasnt always the case. I had to regain my fearlessness because it did go away for a little bit. Rihanna, 25, told Glamour for its November issue , which hits newsstands Oct. 8. My mother said something to me a few years ago: Ive seen something in your eyes Ive never seen before: fear. She was like, No, this is not you. I just got back to being OK with myself. See: Rihanna Through the Years And who exactly is Rihanna? The singer insists that there is more to her than the bad girl image she portrays. Rihanna, that tends to be peoples own [creation], she admits. Robyn is who I am. Rihannathats an idea of who I am. Along with regaining her confidence, the singer continues to experiment with bold new looks,currently trying outa cropped curly do. The style chameleon said sheplaces icons like Nicole Richie and Princess Diana high on her best-dressed list, but reveals that her ultimate fashion inspiration is her mom. My love for fashionlet me say, my admiration for fashionstarted with my mom, she said. I used to watch her get dressed.
Photo: Rihanna’s YouTube Channel Remember that time Rihanna posted a kajillion “Pour It Up” photos to Instagram with barely any comment? In the first installment, there was a soaking wet lavendar romper, a fishnet bodysuit, a white curly flapper wig, and gobs of jewels. Then, there was the resurrection of the DENIM THONG alongside what looks like a distant gem encrusted cousin of her 2013 Crop Over costume . NOW, *drumrollll* she’s revealed a behind-the-scenes video of the making of her “Pour It Up” music video, and you can see all of the above IN. LIVE. ACTION. Also, pole dancers. Behind the scenes of Rihanna’s “Pour It Up” music video. Photo: Rihanna’s YouTube Channel Bad Gal RiRi isn’t up on any poles (from what we’ve seen so far anyway), but she does have an elite team of seriously JACKED ladies swinging on poles and twerking on water. If this isn’t inspiration to get your upper body strength right (OK, and lower body, let’s be honest), IDK what will be because WOWOWEEWOW, these women can do some crazy stuff. And seemingly without any major wardrobe malfunctions! Check it all out for yourself in the BTS video courtesy of Rihanna herself below. + WATCH THE MAKING OF RIHANNA’S ‘POUR IT UP’ MUSIC VIDEO Like us on Facebook so we can be friends and follow us on Twitter @MTVstyle to talk.