18 Feb 2013

Rihanna For River Island

Ri Ri is hitting the news again, but this time the bad girl has gone good and launched a show stopping collaboration with River Island, which was debuted on the catwalk at London Fashion Week. We've been following the #LFW hashtag incessently over on Twitter but the one thing that stood out and took the timeline's by storm was Rihanna's new collection for River Island for 2013. The tweets seemed to be quite divided on the super star and her new range. With some claiming it was the worst collaboration to hit the High Street ever... Whilst other's fell completely in love at first sight with the show.

New Collection 2013 launched at London Fashion Week #LFW
Rihanna for River Island promo shot from the River Island website.
Rihanna herself wore a rather reserved little black dress when she took the stage at London Fashion Week, keeping it classy and chic, but can the same be said for the range itself?

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Taking key grunge elements such as the black fishnet number and mixing it up with somewhat erratic bursts of yellow and red, we are a little undecided if even our Lady Boys of Bangkok could pull the pieces off when they weren't performing! It's all very skimpy and revealing. But with summer coming soon, who knows if it'll be a street style hit in the UK next season.

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The official launch date of the Rihanna for River Island range is the 5th of March 2013. Which turns out to be perfect timing for the Lady Boys of Bangkok's 2013 return to the UK for their Glamorous Amorous tour, which kicks off in Derby on the 29th March! Rehearsals are currently going very well in Bangkok if not a little tiring, but practice makes perfect as they say!