Behind the Scenes with Rihanna + Music News


Rihanna’s recent cover shoot for W magazine featuring super models Iman and Naomi Campbell was definitely one for the history books.

All three fashion icons acknowledged each other in a group interview, with RiRi leading the praise, calling both Iman and Naomi role models whose eclectic beauty helped her accept her own unique features.

With new music reportedly just around the corner, fans can expect the Bajan beauty to be seen on quite a few covers, including upcoming editions of Glamour, Cosmopolitan and Allure.

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. Look of the Week .

Alicia Keys – Alicia is def one of my fave celeb fashionistas, as she always seems to pull off both casual looks and elegant ones. She looks lovely in this watercolor strapless Gucci gown.
Rachel Roy – The celebrity designer wore one of her own designs to a New York movie premiere earlier this week. She perfectly matched the mellow orange dress with nude heels, gold bangles, and her gorgeous sunkissed skin.
Kelly Rowland – The singer and television host performed at a live show in Paris, France wearing a belted coral pleat-front tunic top, white mini shorts, and silver and white Dior “fertility” heels.
+ Angela Simmons – Attending an event for she and her sister’s Pastry clothing line, Angela look fab in a black sequined mini dress, with exposed pink bra strap to match her black and pink peep-toe booties.

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Brown Sistas At The Met Costume Institute Gala

Rihanna The Metropolitan Museum of Art held their annual gala last night, with the theme being: Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion. As always this event brought out all the heavy hitters in music and fashion- including Tyra Banks, Ciara and Rihanna. More than anyone Rihanna turned heads making her first red carpet appearance in months and doing so in a black and white tuxedo suit by Dolce & Gabbana. Arriving rather late for the event, Rihanna reportedly dodged questions from the paps about her recently canceled comeback performance in Dubai.
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Serena, Iman & Taraji Cover Essence Magazine

Essence Magazine has a smorgasbord of beauty on their April 2009 cover. Up and coming actress Taraji P. Henson, along with tennis pro Serena Williams and model/entrepreneur Iman are all featured in the magazine’s annual “Ageless Beauties” edition.

Serena, Iman & Taraji

The magazine tapped seven everyday women, along with a few famous faces, and had them share their secrets for staying fit and fabulous at any age.

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Alicia Keys Hosts “Black Ball” Event

Soul diva Alicia Keys hosted her annual Black Ball event Thursday night at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. This is the fifth year Alicia has acted as hostess for the event, which raises money for the AIDS organization, Keep A Child Alive. When asked what her secret was for getting celebrities to show up for her event every year, Alicia replied- “I bat my eyes and wink, we have a nice conversation and then they just show up.” So far Alicia’s wink has raised over 10 million dollars for her cause and with people like Tyra Banks and Queen Latifah showing up for this years festivities- she is bound to raise even more.
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Brown Sistas At The Museum Of Art Fashion Gala

Brown Sistas from across the Hollywood spectrum turned out in force tonight for the start of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Gala. This year’s event is being held to celebrate the museum’s latest exhibition: Sperheroes: Fashion and Fantasy.Singers Janet Jackson, Beyonce and Mary J. Blige walked the red carpet alongside actresses like Thandie Newton and Paula Patton and all looked fabulous.
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Brown Sistas Kick Off Fashion Week

Alek Wek Fashion Week officially kicked off Monday and since then there have been dozens of fashion and fashion related events attended by Brown Sistas. Sudanese model Alek Wek debuted her book, Alek: From Sudanese Refugee To International Supermodel at a glitzy party at Socialista. Among those in attendence were fellow Afrikan model Iman, designer Diane Von Furstenberg and model-mogul Kimora Lee Simmons. Ciara also showed up for the fashion festivities and was seen taking in the BCBG Max Azaria show along with Ashley Simpson. Actress Joy Bryant attended Glamour Magazine’s “Fashion Gives Back” benefit last night. While rapper Eve was seen at the Van Kleef & Arpels French inspired theme party at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Pics from all the events can be seen on the next page with more added to our gallery.
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Ebony Celebrates Black Style

To celebrate the influence of Blacks on the global fashion scene, Ebony will pay tribute to all things Black and beautiful in the September edition of their magazine. Fifty pages will be dedicated to Black fashion designers, models and trend setters who have helped shape the world of fashion as we know it. Tyra and the above ladies will also chronicle how they went from everyday runway models to entrepreneurs running million dollar companies. Look for the issue to hit newsstands August 13th with models Tyra Banks, Alek Wek, Iman and Kimora Lee Simmons on the cover.
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