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Rihanna For Vogue US March 2014

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Rihanna graces her third American Vogue cover, landing the coveted March issue which was photographed by David Sims.

Sporting a pixie cut, the singer wears a Louis Vuitton Spring 2014 beaded sheer top and embellished jeans on the cover, with the rest of her editorial seeing her wearing a selection of Spring 2014 looks from Saint Laurent, Givenchy, Alexander Wang, Rodarte, Alexander McQueen, Miu Miu, Versace, Maison Martin Margiela and Calvin Klein, for which she dons a white wig.

She talks to the mag about being famous, experimenting with men’s clothing, being rebellious, Instagram, her painful fashion choices and moving to New York.

You can read more, and see the rest of her editiorial over at Vogue.com.

On being famous: “I never wanted to be famous. I just wanted my music to be heard all over the world.”

On experimenting with men’s clothing: “When I was thirteen or fourteen, I didn’t want to wear what my mom wanted me to wear. I was very much a boy in my style, my demeanor. All my friends were guys. I loved things that boys did. I loved being easy with my clothes. I loved wearing hats and scarves and snapbacks on my head. It was my way of rebelling. I wanted to dress like my brother. After a while, it was just easier for Mom to dress us both the same. We wore the same jeans, the same T-shirts.”

On being rebellious: “I don’t go out of my way to be a rebel or to have that perception, but a lot of the decisions I make, a lot of the direction I want to move, is against the grain, or against society’s tight lane, and I’m aware of that sometimes. It might not be fitting with the norm, but that’s OK for me.”

On Instagram: “Instagram is my way of communicating to the world. When I’m on tour, I keep fans in the loop. I don’t really think about it too much. Literally, I can be sitting in a car and be bored, so I do a selfie just because I’m bored. Or if my dog is running around in circles and I think that’s funny, I put it on Instagram. I follow girls from the Middle East. It gives you ideas.”

On painful fashion choices: “It’s not about pain. It’s about the commitment. I say to myself, ‘I want to look like this,’ and worry about the pain later. I’ve had nights I had to tiptoe home and the balls of my feet wouldn’t even allow me to stand.”

On moving to New York full time: “I’ve downsized. I want a smaller closet. I want simpler. I want to just take it back to what’s important.”

Credit: Getty

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10 Responses to Rihanna For Vogue US March 2014

  1. Natalie February 18, 2014 at 18:28 #

    The cover is so effortlessly pretty, very Lisa Bonet-esque.

    • Alina February 19, 2014 at 15:06 #

      +1

  2. imalu February 18, 2014 at 18:34 #

    Rihanna in this cover is just a young Lisa Bonet, i usually don’t like Rihanna but this cover is hot!!!!

    • Iva February 18, 2014 at 19:07 #

      +1

  3. Carla February 18, 2014 at 18:44 #

    I love her. Always fearless, always flawless.

  4. Pedro February 18, 2014 at 19:19 #

    I love the cover, the editorial and interview

  5. Christine February 18, 2014 at 19:41 #

    Nice cover and love the editorial photos

  6. pinksugar February 18, 2014 at 19:46 #

    I actually find the shoot rather boring. Snoozy styling (sans the YSL top) and I am never a fan of the super short hair on her. I am also forever distracted by all those tacky tattoos. I expect more from a Vogue cover/spread.

  7. Maria S. February 18, 2014 at 20:10 #

    I wonder why would they credit a stylist behind the photoshoot, when all the looks are straight off the runway. I really hate it when that happens,especially with big fashion magazines. Aren’t they suppose to showcase the clothes in different ways? This is like they asked a few major brands to ship them something for Rihanna to wear. *rant over*

  8. Marko_M February 18, 2014 at 20:38 #

    She’s pure perfection! Better than any model or any other celebrity. She can pull anything off and Vogue sure made use of it.

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