The excitement surrounding Rihanna's collection for River Island has been building for so long now that there was a real possibility that the reality wouldn't live up to the hype. We should have known she wouldn't disappoint.
Her London Fashion Week debut was more of a party than a show - the bass heavy soundtrack had Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn dancing front row throughout. And there was no catwalk - instead, stacked boxes that the models strode up and through.
As for the clothes? Pure Rihanna, from the striped cropped bra top and hot pants to the sporty jumpsuit, the super sexy sheer maxi dress to the denim dungaree bra top and two tone, high waisted jeans.
Before the show she talked to ELLE editor Lorraine Candy through the collection. As beautiful as you thought she was, polite and only an hour late, she was wearing the skin tight black dress from her collection and black heels. So what did we discover?
She told us that her favourite pieces were the black cotton and silk skirt with jumper ties as she wanted 'to design for all body shapes and when women have a fat day and want to hide bits of their bodies'. The full-length jumpsuit has also made it into her wardrobe as she 'wears it to dinner when she's not feeling comfortable for skin tight'.
The sweatshirt pieces were designed with tra More