Rihanna is a style icon. It’s that simple. She sets trends. She improvises. She goes against the grain. And she doesn’t care what you or anyone else thinks. There are many other stylish women out there — from Serena Williams to Nicki Minaj to Maya Moore — but none of them are even close to that girl RiRi.
And right now, despite not releasing an album over the last two years, you could argue her star is shining brighter than it ever has. Recently, Rihanna bounced from adidas to take over a new role with Puma. She’ll be their Creative Director, where she’ll oversee just about everything involving the womenswear line. The fit is perfect; Puma is an older company looking to reestablish their footing in the industry next to giants like the Three Stripes and Nike while RiRi brings with her instant street cred and a thriving audience that views her as perhaps this generation’s biggest star. As a plus, Rihanna connects with teenage girls like no one else, and has found a way to appeal to men in more ways than one.
One of the most attractive aspects of her personality and charisma is the fact that she can look great in just about anything. Go through her Instagram and you’ll see her showing out in everything from Air Jordans to high-end fashion, from adidas Originals to Timberlands. There’s just no one like her.
So while we’re waiting on that next album to hit, we’re going to help out all of the ladies who need some tips on how to run the game. Thanks, RiRi.
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