Rihanna Channels Egyptian Queen Nefertiti in New Cover For Vogue Arabia
Rihanna graces the duvet of the November factor of Vogue Arabia with a glance that will pay homage to historic Egyptian Queen Nefertiti. Rihanna, who has a tattoo of the Egyptian icon on her ribcage, wears a blue headdress and a textured lace coat at the duvet of the mag, which hits newsstands Nov. 1.
A commentary for the problem reads, “Rihanna is among the many creatives, from fashion designers to performers, who continue to find inspiration in this figure, whose name means ‘a beautiful woman has come.'”
Vogue Arabia editor-in-chief Manuel Arnaut elaborated, pronouncing, “We are dedicating the issue to strong and dynamic women who are changing the world. Rihanna, our cover star, is one of them. Not only is she one of the most successful pop icons ever, shaping the entertainment industry with her powerful tunes and unique sense of style, she is also an advocate for diversity . . . With a crown designed by Faeth Millinery, Rihanna pays homage to this unforgettable queen, who still reigns as one of Ancient Egypt’s most celebrated figures.”
While Rihanna appears beautiful as all the time, some folks have criticized the Fenty Beauty tycoon’s duvet for cultural appropriation. Check out extra pictures from the problem and notice how fanatics and critics are responding to the duvet forward.