CFDA Fashion Icon 2014: Rihanna

For the girl who can give us…

trends before they’re trends…

a fierce night look for the day (a night-to-day look?)…


sweet French schoolgirl…

and classic @badgalriri…

all in one (fashion) week, mind you, and look fab in every single thing- I’d say this award is well deserved.


Soundtracking | Chanel Fall/Winter 2014-2015

I think it’s safe to say that Uncle Karl is a proud member of the Rihanna #Navy.

This Paris Fashion Week, the Chanel F/W 2014-2015 show was powered by Rih as the models catwalked down the aisles of le supermarché de Chanel to “S.O.S.” and “Diamonds.” Rihanna sat front row in head-to-toe Chanel lavender, equipped with matching fanny pack and sneakers, a set of arm and kneepads away from last season’s complete runway look.

I believe we all have a little bit of a Rihanna fan inside us and this was Chanel letting their Riri fangirl flag wave high- or let’s be real, it was Karl Lagerfeld professing his love for some Rihanna.

I wonder if (also, how)  he turns up to “Pour It Up” like the rest of us plebs do.

Spring/Summer 2014 Campaigns+GRAMMY Fashion Predictions

It’s negative degrees outside but that’s prime time for Spring/Summer campaigns! While most of us are knee-deep in snow or nursing their frostbite from being outside for a grand total of 8 minutes, like I was doing yesterday, the fashion world is selling you short skirts and t-shirts.

This season, we’ve got a number of musicians doing double-duty as models for some prominent fashion houses. Since it’s the GRAMMY’s tomorrow night and these artists are most likely to exclusively wear their respective designers, if they are to attend, I thought I’d tap into my sixth sense and predict what these stars will be wearing on the red carpet.

Rihanna x Balmain


Rihanna definitely embodies the “rocker chic” spirit of Balmain, which is definitely why designer Olivier Rousteing chose her to be the face of this season. She effortlessly pulls off every look in the campaign, shot by Inez and Vinoodh, so she would have no problem killing it on the red carpet in these overalls from Balmain’s Spring/Summer collection.

balmain ss14 overalls

Not just plain ol’ overalls- LEATHER ones. Dress this up a bit and you’ve got formal wear, music industry style. I know you hate it, but don’t lie- Rihanna would probably be the only human being who could pull this off.

Lady Gaga x Versace

gaga versace

Lady Gaga is channeling a young Donatella for this season’s Versace campaign, shot by Mert and Marcus. She has been going for a more toned-down look lately and has been looking amazing thanks to the label she’s been repping. Remember the buzz around that iconic safety pin dress worn by Elizabeth Hurley in 1994 that Gaga wore in Milan? Or when she arrived at this year’s American Music Awards on a white horse looking like she stepped straight out of her new ad? The emergence of Gaga’s glam side is partly in thanks to new bff Donatella Versace.

versace whitegold gown

This model is giving me Gaga vibes so you already know white, blonde and gold will be a winning combo on her. With some jewels and a pair of crazy heels that this girl is known to wear, she’ll be the showstopper she always is.

DKNY x A$AP Rocky

dkny asap ss14 ad

After a collection with Opening Ceremony earlier this year, DKNY up’s their cool factor once again with it-Brit models Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn, alongside rapper A$AP Rocky. Photographer Mikael Jansson does a good job at making Times Square actually look like a place fashionable people hang out at. If bermuda shorts become a thing next season, you know fashion killa A$AP Rocky had something to do with that.

dkny suit

This pretty motherfucka would show up all the GRAMMY guys with this zippered blazer that would fit right into Rocky’s style. Maybe not with a backpack but those shoes can stay.

Erykah Badu x Givenchy


This shot is in a series of photos used for Givenchy’s Spring/Summer 2014 campaign. Erykah Badu, models Eboni Riley, Maris Borges and Dominik Bauer, and socialite Asia Chow posed for Mert and Marcus in black and white and color. Erykah’s second photo features a tophat and while I’d love for her to rock that on the red carpet, I immediately knew this was the look.

givenchy jumpsuit

This entire outfit. WITH the mask. Kidding. Maybe. Nevertheless, this draped jumpsuit is so elegant and is a refreshing choice from the typical gown.

Miley Cyrus x Marc Jacobs

Is it safe to say Marc was a fan of the twerking incident? Because while we thought the world turned away from Miley after that um, unfortunate performance on MTV, Marc scooped her up for his newest campaign. Juergen Teller captures a contemplative, dark Miley and a girl laying motionless beside her…?

marc gown

Anyways, this dress from Marc’s spring collection screamed “Miley” to me, obviously worn with very little underneath.

The GRAMMY’s have always been my favorite award show for fashion because it’s a guarantee that someone’s gonna show up in something crazy. Now that I’ve made my red carpet predictions for this year, I’m even more anxious to see what everyone’s wearing. Happy award season!