Rihanna Styles Herself for Vogue Italia’s “Do It Yourself” issue.”

Leave it to Bad Girl Riri to rev us up for summer and buy a print magazine again. Rihanna by Rihanna for Vogue Italia’s “Do It Yourself” issue.” The Bajan BAE photographed and styled herself. She also directed the project with assistance from Jahleel Weaver.

Rihanna Styles by RiRi

Via Vogue Italia EIC Emanuele Farneti: “In recent years we have tried to use our cover in many different ways: with photography or illustrations, or with no images at all. But we’ve never invited the featured person to do everything by themselves: to pose, take the photographs and choose the clothes to wear.

Rihanna Vogue Italia’s “Do It Yourself” issue.”

Rihanna Styles Herself for Vogue Italia's "Do It Yourself" issue."

“If there was a right occasion for this new experiment, it could only have been the DIY issue. Neither could there has been a better protagonist than Rihanna, who has appeared on so many covers, but never like this time in the version in which she, and only she, has chosen to portray herself, without filters or any mediation.”

 Rihanna styled and photographed herself for Vogue Italia’s Do It Yourself Issue. Rihanna decided to slay in a daring, black Valentino dress for the cover.

Full Credits:

Editor-in-Chief: @EFarneti

Casting Directors: @pg_dmcasting & @Samuel_Ellis

Project direction by @badgalriri and @illjahjah

Cover artwork by @FerdinandoVerderi