Rihanna is single-handedly saving the journal trade. For the month of December, our favourite Bad Gal is on the duvet of not only one, however seven journal covers: there are 4 completely different variations for Dazed, and three completely different ones for Vogue Paris, the latter which she visitor edited. Part of Rih’s duties for Vogue included sharing her inspirations, and in keeping with WWD, the singer named Whitney Houston, Elizabeth Taylor, Mariah Carey, Patricia Field, her mom Robin Fenty, and Princess Diana.
Specifically, Rihanna shared the second she fell in love with the individuals’s princess, telling the French publication, “Every time a man cheats on you or treats you badly, you need a revenge dress,” of the of Diana within the black Christina Stambolian. The princess was photographed carrying the gown to a gallery social gathering after Prince Charles admitted to the world he cheated on Diana in a televised interview.
Rihanna continued, saying: “Every woman knows that. But whether her choice of this knockdown dress was conscious or not, I am touched by the idea that even Princess Diana could suffer like any ordinary woman. This Diana Bad Bitch moment blew me away.” And actually, what’s extra mind-boggling is how comparable Princess Diana and Rihanna are, being cheated on apart.
Princess Diana was such a humanitarian, usually championing social causes, not in contrast to Rihanna who routinely will get on Twitter to take world leaders to process. And identical to Rihanna, Princess Diana used her look to help designers that she believed in. Back in November 2013, she advised Glamour: “You know who is the best whoever did it? Princess Diana. She was like—she killed it. Every look was right. She was gangsta with her clothes. She had these crazy hats. She got oversize jackets. I loved everything she wore!”
The Bajan magnificence paid tribute to Diana in one of the simplest ways she knew how in April 2016, when she paired a commemorative T-shirt displaying the princess’s face along with her Manolo Blahnik thigh-high boots and leather-based jacket — giving her a nasty bitch second of her personal.
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