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Rihanna covers British Vogue and reveals Manolo Blahnik collab

Rihanna stars on her second British Vogue cover (check our the first one here) this month, exclusively announcing and showcasing her collaboration with footwear maestro Manolo Blahnik.

Inside the issue, the singer models her favourite design from the new collection – a pair of thigh-high crystal-embellished boots – telling Vogue’s Emily Sheffield that anyone wearing one of the six designs better be aware.

“The day I see a woman in the street wearing my shoes… I am sorry for that woman because I’m going to literally run after her, shouting, ‘Stop! Selfie! Who are you? Where did you get them?’ I’m going to have a moment!” she enthused, although the Work singer wouldn’t necessarily advise wearing them on a date. “Depends on what kind of date you are trying to have,” she laughed. “Guuurrrl! Those boots are dangerous! If you’re trying to get back home to your bed, don’t wear them boots! You will get kidnapped in those boots, those boots are trouble.”

The denim-driven collection, Rihanna x Manolo Blahnik, will debut May 5 (photos available after the jump). It features sequins and embroidery influenced by Rihanna’s hand tattoos. They appear on designs including thigh-high boots and an open-toe sandal.

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The limited-edition capsule collection includes six styles, a selection of sandals, pumps and boots. Prices range from 541.67 pounds, or $767, to 2,458.33 pounds, or $3,483.50. The collection will be sold at Manolo Blahnik’s stores in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Blahnik said the singer’s “drive, passion, creativity and style have been reflected in the designs, with fabulous results — I think everyone is going to love what they are about to see.” He declined to comment further.


As for her own sense of style, so often lauded in the press, she credits her mother for inspiring her attitude when it comes to clothes.

“Oh my goodness, my mother – she is a woman’s woman,” she said. “I was obsessed with everything she did then, everything she wore, her scent, her shoes and her scarves… That was the glamour I wanted to be part of.”

Read the full interview with Rihanna and Blahnik in the April issue which arrives on newsstands Thursday March 10.

More to come…

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Source: Rihanna Daily

Rihanna covers British Vogue and reveals Manolo Blahnik collab

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