A fashion trend setter, the Queen of style, Rihanna takes the complex and mundane and turns it into exquisite and interesting. Her fashion sense and style never suffers a dull moment. She is the living, breathing and walking mannequin. It’s no surprise she is this week’s fashion Icon. She channels the past, the present and the future of fashion; turning the past into what it would look like if in the future, the present into an eclectic blend of both the past and future, and the future embracing the both. She defines creativity, and expression, the world is her runway aptly describes her.
Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty on February 20, 1988, in Barbados, she is one of the best selling artist of all time. Rihanna is the youngest and fastest solo artist to earn fourteen number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, and was named the Digital Songs Artist of the 2000s decade and the top Hot 100 artist of the 2010s decade by Billboard. Among numerous awards and accolades, Rihanna has won eight Grammy Awards; eight American Music Awards; 23 Billboard Music Awards; two BRIT Awards; and was awarded the inaugural Icon Award at the American Music Awards of 2013 .
Widely recognized for frequently reinventing her style and image, she received the Fashion Icon lifetime achievement award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America in 2014. Forbes ranked Rihanna the fourth most powerful celebrity of 2012,and was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World later that year.
Oh and did I mention how beautiful she is…