Rihanna has change into the primary Black girl to grace the quilt of British Vogue’s September Issue in its greater than 100-year historical past. Edward Enninful, the journal’s Ghanian-born editor-in-chief, personally selected the multihyphenate for the historic second.
In his month-to-month editor’s letter printed on July 31, Enninful defined his resolution. “As , September points are vital within the vogue world, our largest and most lavish of the 12 months and an actual assertion about what the approaching months will deliver,” he wrote. “With this one being my first as editor-in-chief, I used to be decided it could be one thing particular.”
Enninful grew to become the first Black man to maintain the place as editor-in-chief on the vogue publication in April 2017. Since taking on, he has overseen 10 points, and half of them featured ladies of shade together with Oprah and actress Gugu Mbatha-Uncooked.
For Rihanna’s cowl shoot Enninful enlisted vogue photographer Nick Knight and took on the duty of styling the pop star himself. She seems within the unfold carrying a gown product of flowers by Noir Kei Ninomiya, Alexander McQueen, Loewe, Prada, Gianvito Rossi and a lace bodysuit by her personal model Savage x Fenty. Rihanna’s make up was all from her cosmetics line Fenty Magnificence.
The historic information comes simply days after reviews that Beyoncé has chosen a the first Black photographer to shoot her for the 2018 cowl of Vogue’s iconic September difficulty.