• People are comparing Rihanna to the Kardashians in Harper's Bazaar China row
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    Francesca Specter

    People are comparing Rihanna to the Kardashians in Harper's Bazaar China row

    Cultural appropriation or appreciation?

  • Everything you need to know about Osea Island, the A-list bolthole Rihanna has reportedly rented
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    Danielle Fowler

    Everything you need to know about Osea Island, the A-list bolthole Rihanna has reportedly rented

    Rihanna is reportedly recording her next album on the private island.

  • Rihanna praised by fans for not airbrushing models in Fenty campaign
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    Danielle Fowler

    Rihanna praised by fans for not airbrushing models in Fenty campaign

    "I love that the images used on Fenty are not retouched and that the model's skin is not perfect by societal standards"

  • Rihanna's luxury fashion brand will launch sooner than we thought
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    Harper’s Bazaar

    Rihanna's luxury fashion brand will launch sooner than we thought

    The singer shares her debut campaign video for the LVMH label

  • Met Gala 2019: Rihanna and Blake Lively are nowhere to be seen and Twitter isn’t impressed
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    The Independent

    Met Gala 2019: Rihanna and Blake Lively are nowhere to be seen and Twitter isn’t impressed

    If you expected to see Rihanna and Blake Lively walking the Met Gala pink carpet this evening, fear not as you’re not the only one to be sorely disappointed with their absence.Amid the crowds of celebrities that showed off their "Camp"-inspired ensembles at Monday night’s fashion extravaganza at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the famous pair were notably nowhere to be seen.On Monday evening, Rihanna teased fans that her appearance at the star-studded event was imminent when she posted a photograph of US Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour at the gala on her Instagram page.“Best dressed,” the singer captioned the photograph.Over the weekend, Lively debuted her growing baby bump at her husband, Ryan Reynolds, Los Angeles premiere for his latest film, Pokémon Detective Pikachu.> View this post on Instagram> > best dressed. 💕🤷🏿‍♀️> > A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on May 6, 2019 at 4:57pm PDTThe pair’s failed attendance at the gala this year has devastated several fashion fans on Twitter who were eager to see what were expected to be show-stopping ensembles.“No Rihanna and no Blake Lively? What is the met gala this year??,” one user commented.Another added: “Where are Rihanna and Blake Lively when you need them? MetGala”“WHERE ARE RIHANNA AND BLAKE LIVELY IM THIS CLOSE TO CALLING MY LAWYERS MetGala [sic],” one upset fan tweeted.Meanwhile, one disgruntled fan commented: “Rihanna and blake lively are the queens of the met gala and they didn’t come?? it’s cancelled [sic].”> No Rihanna and no Blake Lively? What is the met gala this year?? metgala pic.twitter.com/HF20s8pSzk> > — Maria (@mariaayann) > > May 7, 2019> Where are Rihanna and Blake Lively when you need them? MetGala pic.twitter.com/He9pG8BFve> > — peony (@fuckitydarkside) > > May 7, 2019> WHERE ARE RIHANNA AND BLAKE LIVELY IM THIS CLOSE TO CALLING MY LAWYERS MetGala pic.twitter.com/vhJmvtidHV> > — L (@lanawaelxx) > > May 7, 2019Another fan was quick to point out Rihanna and Lively weren't the only Met Gala legends not in attendance at tonight's event, tweeting: "No Rihanna no Blake Lively no Sarah Jessica Parker no Beyoncé Met Gala 2019 might as well have not happened."> no Rihanna > no Blake Lively > no Sarah Jessica Parker > no Beyoncé > Met Gala 2019 might as well have not happened> > — V (@vstowe) > > May 7, 2019In recent years, Rihanna and Blake Lively have come to be internationally known for their creative gala gowns designed by the likes of Riri don Comme des Garçons, Ralph Lauren, and Versace.However, while fans expected to see the sartorially-savvy pair at the event, this isn’t the first time Rihanna and Lively have been absent from the event’s red carpet.In 2016, the singer skipped the 2016 event, which ran under the them "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” just one year after stunning on the red carpet in a yellow Guo Pei-designed dress that was subsequently turned into a "pizza meme" across the world.Meanwhile, the Gossip Girl actor missed the gala in 2012 and 2015 due to rumoured work and family commitments.On Friday, Rihanna announced her beauty line Fenty Beauty will finally be available on the British high street.The Bajan singer tweeted about her beauty brand’s partnership with health and beauty retailer Boots, which will see products from the brand available to buy from the store from 10 May.

  • Here's why Fenty Beauty's latest highlighter has been labelled offensive
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    Cosmo

    Here's why Fenty Beauty's latest highlighter has been labelled offensive

    "Speaking on behalf of East Asians: nice colour, but the name? Really?"